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MP PRAISES INITIAL COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO COVID-19 SITUATION

MP Maureen Pugh is praising Councils and their communities of the region for their swift and efficient response to the fast-changing Covid-19 situation. “I’m aware of a Facebook page to...


Jones and Sage jeopardising Ruatapu Mine

Regional Development Minister Shane Jones and Conservation Minister Eugenie need get on the same page about the proposed West Coast garnet mine at Ruatapu, south of Hokitika, National Party spokesperson...


Coasters getting access to fewer surgeries

The number of elective surgeries being carried out decreased in the year to June on the West Coast by almost six per cent, National MP Maureen Pugh says. “The West...


Government now ignoring West Coast on health

The new chair of the West Coast District Health Board has shown how little interest he has in the role with comments that he only intends to pay attention once...


MPs welcome West Coast’s new Great Walk

Former Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith and National’s West Coast spokesperson Maureen Pugh welcome the official opening of the Paparoa Track on the West Coast. “The new 55km Paparoa Track...


O’Connor’s Government continues to heap costs on Coasters

A recently released economic analysis from DairyNZ has shone a bright light on the true costs and implications of the Government’s freshwater package for the West Coast, says National’s List...


Rally reaction

The joint press release put out by Eugenie Sage and Damien O’Connor spoke volumes. No longer is the electorate MP taking the voices of his electorate back to Wellington, he...


MP calling for urgent solution to break in transport network

MP Maureen Pugh is calling for urgent action to permanently repair the Omoto Slip, on SH7 near Greymouth.  The National List MP based in West Coast – Tasman is calling...


Waitaha should follow Waihi says West Coast based MP

First there was Waihi, now it’s time for Waitaha. National’s List MP based in West Coast – Tasman Maureen Pugh believes following the Government’s about-turn on the expansion of the...