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Bluegreen achievements of the Key / English Government

Bluegreen achievements of the Key / English Government 28 April 2018, Hon Dr Nick Smith Twenty years ago this July a small enthusiastic group of National MPs and supporters gathered...


Waimea Dam just misses chop

Nelson MP Dr Nick Smith is relieved the new Coalition Government is honouring the previous National Government’s commitment of $35 million towards the Waimea Community Dam despite yesterday’s announcement that...


2018 Annual Rotary Speech

Dr Nick Smith Nelson MP 23rd Annual Rotary Speech 24 January 2018 “Unfinished Business” Election 2017 was a mixed blessing. I was delighted to be re-elected as Nelson’s MP. This...


Nelson National Policy Campaign Launch 2017

Nelson National Policy Campaign Launch 2017 Nick Smith, MP Nelson5 September 2017, Northern Extension, Trafalgar Centre Great to have so many of you here for our formal campaign launch.  It...


2017 Annual Rotary Address

2017 Annual Rotary Address Hon Dr Nick Smith25 January 2017, Nelson Yacht Club A big worry in this Trump era of modern politics is that complex issues are dumbed down...


2016 Annual Rotary Address

2016 Annual Rotary Address Nelson - 100,000 and growing Thank you to Rotary for this opportunity to again present this annual address. The last couple of years I have canvassed...


2015 Annual Rotary Address

2015 Annual Rotary Address Hon Dr Nick Smith, NELSON MP21 January 2015, Nelson Yacht Club Overhauling the Resource Management Act The lectern and backdrop for this, my 20th annual speech...