Broadband in The Bay – full steam ahead

May 25th, 2015

Hon Craig Foss MP for Tukituki Media Statement 18 May 2015 More and more Kiwis are connecting to the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband network and Rural Broadband Imitative – and the local numbers are on the up. The quarterly results for Hawke’s Bay ... read more

More doctors and nurses taking care of Hawke’s Bay patients

May 25th, 2015

Craig Foss and Alastair Scott  Tukituki MP and Wairarapa MP Media statement 18 May 2015 Families in the Hawke’s Bay are receiving their care from more doctors and nurses under National than ever before says local MPs, Craig Foss and Alastair Scott ... read more

CHB Families to benefit from latest changes

May 25th, 2015

Family life is the cornerstone of a happy, healthy society. That’s why the well-being of young families and children has been at the heart of the Government’s new spending in a growing economy.  For example, we’ve extended paid parental leave and ... read more

Lest we forget

May 25th, 2015

I have experienced the unforgettable. I have had the privilege to represent not only Hawke’s Bay but also our whole country as the Tukituki MP and Veterans Affairs Minister at Gallipoli. I had the honour of escorting Prince Charles and Prince Harry, at ... read more

Good in the Hood

May 25th, 2015

Once again, it is that time of the year when we all can vote for Good in the Hood. What is Good in the Hood? Every Z Station (and we have a few throughout Hawke’s Bay), is giving away $5,000 to local neighbourhood groups that need it. $4,000 is being ... read more

Attention Animal Lovers!

May 25th, 2015

A change to the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill means the use of animals for the testing of finished cosmetic products and ingredients in New Zealand will be banned. This is awesome news to all animal lovers The change to the bill sends a strong message; this ... read more

Festival of Hockey

May 25th, 2015

Hawke’s Bay is a great place to live. We have a good lifestyle; we have world-class facilities right on our doorstep. The Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey has been played and continues to be played until 19 April right here in the Bay. The international ... read more


May 25th, 2015

25 April is a huge day of remembrance. 25 April 2015 is even bigger than huge. It commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war and honours returned service men and women. The date itself marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian ... read more

The Heretaunga Women’s Centre

May 25th, 2015

A major renovation has seen The Heretaunga Women’s Centre at the Hastings Women’s Rest building transformed. The building has had a huge makeover, which has internal rooms opened up, a new reception area and so much more. The Heretaunga Women’s Centre ... read more

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

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