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Waikato Electorate Raffle Draw

The Waikato Electorate fundraising raffle was drawn on Friday 25 th October, at the Morrinsville Police Station. We are delighted to announce the following results: First prize: $3,500 Holiday Package –...


Freshwater another confidence knock for Waikato farmers

Rabobank’s recent farmer confidence survey highlighted what was already clear to many. Farmers are becoming increasingly concerned about their future and the Government’s policies are the key reason for this...


Full house to meet Collins

A full house of enthusiastic Matamata residents turned out to meet Hon Judith Collins at the Matamata Civic and Memorial Centre’s Tainui Room, in her home town and being hosted...


Great wins for Waikato commuters

Over my term as MP for Waikato, I have been pushing hard for road safety improvements in our region. I have held and attended public meetings, kept a strong line...


Roundabout decision by month’s end an encouraging result

The road network in our electorate is in constant need of attention, and I am actively pursuing improvements to the safety and quality. A key issue for Morrinsville is the...


Open Letter to Hon Phil Twyford

  30 August 2019Hon Phil Twyford and Hon Julie Anne GenterParliament BuildingsWELLINGTON 6160   Dear Ministers RE:  Road Safety in Morrinsville – the Avenue Road/SH26 Intersection and Speed Zone Extension...


MP launches petition for safer connection

Waikato MP Tim van de Molen was out on Tamahere’s Devine Road at lunchtime today; launching his petition to the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to provide safe pedestrian and...


Can we afford this Government?

It’s becoming ever-clearer that the Labour-led Government’s idea of being ‘kind’ and ‘caring’ simply means throwing more money at a problem and hoping it goes away. The idea of incentivising...


Locals get behind MP’s Driver Licence Service Petition

This afternoon’s rain clouds could not put locals off joining their MP Tim van de Molen, supporting the launch of his petition to the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to...


Positivity and innovation for the Primary Sector

Fieldays has come and gone for another year. I enjoyed being able to visit exhibitors from the Waikato electorate, as well as catching up with many farmers at the nation’s...