News

Thu 4 Feb 2016
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“Our local kiwifruit industry stands to gain from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement “  said Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.

Its great news that when the TPP takes effect it will remove tariffs on kiwifruit into
all 12 Asia-Pacific nations.

Thu 4 Feb 2016
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“I am proud to support the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)” said Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.

It is a significant step in achieving a better deal in trade for our country.  In the words of former Labour Prime Minister Helen Clark it would be “unthinkable” for New Zealand to be excluded.

Mon 25 Jan 2016
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The passing of revered ceramics pioneer and sculptor Barry Brickell is a great loss to Coromandel and New Zealand.

Barry was an iconic Coromandel character, famous locally, nationally and internationally for his art, the creation of the Driving Creek Railway and his visionary community contributions.

Tue 12 Jan 2016
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Local MP Scott Simpson says the Government’s consultation document on a new Marine Protected Areas Act (MPA) makes for better, more flexible management of Hauraki Gulf marine reserves.

“What we’re proposing works for both recreational fishers and commercial fishers.”

Wed 9 Dec 2015
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People and organisations wanting to have a say on reforms to the Resource Management Act will have plenty of time over the summer to prepare their submissions.

Mon 7 Dec 2015
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Big news for our patch late last month was the crowning of our wonderful little bar-tailed godwit (kuaka) as Forest and Bird’s New Zealand Bird of the Year.

Mon 9 Nov 2015
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Local MP Scott Simpson has selected    Year 12 Thames High School student Veronica Manning  as the Coromandel  representative for  Youth Parliament 2016.
 

Wed 30 Sep 2015
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National Party MP for Coromandel Scott Simpson is welcoming the news that Colville Social Service Collective Charitable group will receive $80,000 in funding, for the next three years, as part of the Community Development Scheme 2015.

Wed 23 Sep 2015
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Cheyenne Ballantine and Cam Loft of Hauraki Plains College have won two of the top prizes in a national competition commemorating World War I for their memorial garden design.

Tue 28 Jul 2015
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Improved broadband services for Hotwater Beach and Kuaotunu are being welcomed by Coromandel MP, Scott Simpson.