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Opunake & Coastal News Column 5 Dec

Christmas is quickly approaching. In just four weeks we will wrap up Parliament for 2019 and soon after welcome an election year


River City Press Column 5 Dec

Christmas is quickly approaching. In just three weeks we will wrap up Parliament for 2019 and soon after welcome an election year.


Whanganui Chronicle Column 20 Nov 2019

Our Booming City, Whanganui On The Up


Whanganui Chronicle Column 4 Oct 2019

The Ministry for the Environment (MfE) is looking to make major reforms to current regulations and create a new National Environment Standard for freshwater


Harete's Happenings - September 2019

Out & About As MP for Whanganui I meet regularly with key people in our communities in the electorate and throughout NZ


Whanganui Chronicle Column 3 Sept 2019

Last month I had the pleasure of attending the New Zealand Māori tourism Dragon's Den awards in Otautahi, Christchurch.


Awards Offer Exciting New Ideas For Maori Tourism

16 August 2019 Awards offer exciting new ideas for Māori Tourism Māori Tourism is an innovative and dynamic sector that must be...


Harete's Happenings - August 2019

Eltham Care Rest Home I enjoyed spending time with local residents and staff at Eltham Care Rest Home (ECRH) at their mid-winter Christmas feast and celebration. I was joined by...


Whanganui’s roads at risk of slips and rock falls

An urgent overhaul is needed of our most dangerous roads, including State Highway 4, also known as the Parapara Highway, and surrounding rural roads that are in disrepair, Whanganui MP...


Government needs to address drug-impaired driving

The Government needs to act and introduce compulsory roadside drug testing or there will be more tragedies like what occurred on State Highway Three last June, Whanganui MP Harete Hipango...