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Coromandel MP Moves to Top Ten

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson has been promoted in new National Party Leader Todd Muller’s front bench line up.   The MP continues to hold the Environment and Climate Change portfolios....


High-Paying Environmental Jobs Policy Not Realistic

The Government’s $1.1 billion idea of redeploying people into environmental jobs is great in concept but difficult to turn into reality, National’s Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says.   “It’s a...


Increase in Unemployment Benefits Across Coromandel

Stark figures released from the Ministry of Social Development show a large increase in applications for the jobseekers benefit. MP for Coromandel Scott Simpson has said that although the curve...


Covid-19 Alert Level 2

Alert level 2 marks a staggered return to aspects of life pre-Covid 19 such as schools, gyms and eating out at restaurants. However, all of these activities will come with...


March Newsletter 2020

Health Information & Advice: The most accurate and up to date health information on COVID-19 is available here, on the Ministry of Health’s website : https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus More general information on...


Beach Hop 2020 Postponed Until November 2020

Repco Beach Hop 2020 has been postponed until November and the decision is getting the tick of approval from Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.   “Everyone will understand the reason why...


Passing of Jeanette Fitzsimons A Great Loss to the Coromandel Community

“I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Jeanette Fitzsimons. She was a staunch advocate for Coromandel people and the Coromandel electorate during her time as the local...


Loss of Coromandel rescue helicopter a cruel blow

For the first time in many years there will be no emergency rescue helicopter stationed in Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula this summer, Coromandel’s MP Scott Simpson says.   “This...


Six-fold increase in rubbish tipping tax

Eugenie Sage’s proposed six-fold increase in the levy rate for landfills will not only cost households more but lead to more illegal dumping, National’s Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says. The...


November Newsletter

Local Government Results Congratulations to those newly elected or re-elected to public office. Serving as an elected representative is a privilege and an honour.  The role Local Government plays in...