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Craig Foss MP encourages teaching profession to apply for awards

March 31st, 2015

9 March 2015  “Our education professionals work hard every day for our children, and I believe we need to publicly recognise and encourage their contribution,” Craig Foss said. “The Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards do just that. They ... read more

FTA to boost Bay businesses

March 31st, 2015

26 March 2015 Tukituki MP Craig Foss says the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea is excellent news for the Bay. Under the FTA, tariffs will be progressively eliminated on 98 per cent of New Zealand’s current exports ... read more

Nearly $640,000 collected from fine dodgers in Hawke’s Bay

March 31st, 2015

23 February 2015 Nearly $640,000 collected from fine dodgers in Hawke’s Bay  Craig Foss MP says one year on it’s clear that the threat of taking away people’s ability to drive is a very effective enforcement tool for overdue fines. “Driver ... read more

Update March 2015

March 31st, 2015

March 2015 Cutting red tape We are looking into the frustrating rules and regulations holding up people who are seeking to build, redevelop, or make home improvements. Irrelevant and onerous rules are getting in the way of people getting on with the job ... read more

Gallipoli

February 17th, 2015

The 2015 Gallipoli centenary commemoration is a hugely significant event for our country. The protracted and devastating Gallipoli campaign was the beginning of our sense of nationhood and of the Anzac spirit. Last week I visited Gallipoli as the New Zealand ... read more

Breakfast at Craig’s

February 17th, 2015

This Friday breakfast is on me — as long as you turn up on your bike!  Hawke’s Bay is a great place to cycle, both recreationally and as a means of transport.  The 2015 Hawke’s Bay Commuter Challenge, which runs from Monday 9 to Friday 13 February ... read more

Back at school!

February 17th, 2015

The new school year is starting — where did the holiday season go? Our kids, our future, are getting the best opportunity to engage in learning that meets their needs. It’s so important to ensure our kids are getting the best possible education. Great ... read more

Enjoy The Bay

February 17th, 2015

Merry Christmas! Have a most excellent Christmas and New Year with your family and friends. You deserve a breather! Relax, cherish any time off from work, and indulge in some holiday treats. Please be a legend and stay as safe as you can, be responsible on ... read more

Central Hawke’s Bay Rotary River Pathway opening.

December 8th, 2014

Hawke’s Bay is one of the most exciting cycling regions in the country. The cycleways across the Bay offer all sorts of opportunities, from cycling for fun or fitness to taking in the magnificent scenery, enjoying a glass of wine at a top-notch vineyard and ... read more

Celebrating Wine

December 8th, 2014

Our wines continue to win National and International awards. After a tough few years, the wine industry is coming back with a full head of steam. The 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards is being hosted right here in the Bay. Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s ... read more

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