Scott Simpson

MP for Coromandel

In the National-led Government, Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is Chair of Local Government and Environment Select committee and Member of Health Select committee

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The work of the Judge David Kirkpatrick-led Independent Hearings Panel in successfully reporting the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan back to the council is a herculean task which has to be acknowledged, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
A major new addition to the Kahurangi National Park in Nelson has been announced today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. Five parcels of high value land totalling more than 890 hectares have been formally gazetted as part of the National Park.
The Government is welcoming a parliamentary committee recommendation that the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill be passed with amendments, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. ...