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MP Maureen Pugh Says the Economy is ours to Work with and Improve

September 18, 2020 Share

MP Maureen Pugh’s reaction to this week’s release of New Zealand’s GDP figure as a minus 12 per cent situation is one of both optimism and pragmatism, after a second negative growth quarter puts New Zealand’s economy officially into recession.

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MP Questions Why Grant is now a Loan

September 12, 2020 Share

The announcement that Golden Bay’s Port Tarakohe is to be offered a $20 million loan from the Provincial Growth Fund has drawn questions from National’s List MP based in West Coast-Tasman Maureen Pugh.

 

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National's Ag Caucus to Hold Meetings in West Coast-Tasman

August 26, 2020 Share

Covid-19 may be dominating the headlines, but the National Party is keeping primary production front and centre of voters with a series of meetings in the region connecting with people working at the ‘coalface’ of  meat, wool, fibre and crop production in the region.

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Unlocking the Lockdown

April 12, 2020 Share

We await the Government’s direction on how we will eventually come out of the COVID-19 lockdown, or what signals and evidence it will rely on to make its decision.

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MP Calls for Commonsense on Both Sides of the Fence

April 09, 2020 Share

National List MP based in West Coast - Tasman Maureen Pugh is calling for helicopter operators to be allowed to go ahead with vital forestry spraying on 4500 hectares of land in the Tasman District.

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MP Warns to be Alert for Scammers

April 02, 2020 Share

MP Maureen Pugh is warning people to be wary of any form of scamming during the Coronavirus Lockdown.

 

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Community Newspaper Ban Needs to be Overturned

March 30, 2020 Share

West Coast-Tasman’s community newspapers are important to our community in times like this and should be allowed to continue publishing, National’s List MP based in West Coast-Tasman Maureen Pugh says.

 

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COVID-19 Update - I'm Here to Help

March 23, 2020 Share

I know many of you are feeling anxious about the health and livelihoods of your families and communities right now. I am determined to be available to you as a source of information, advocacy, connection and support. I have suspended my planned campaign activities so I can focus on these duties. 

 

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MP PRAISES INITIAL COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO COVID-19 SITUATION

March 19, 2020 Share

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.

 

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Jones and Sage jeopardising Ruatapu Mine

January 15, 2020 Share

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 for West Coast Issues Maureen Pugh says.

 

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