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July News

July certainly threw a few curve balls our way, not least the one-in-500-year flood to hit Whangārei and other parts of Northland. I captured this video of the wave of water...


Jobs, jobs, jobs

We are halfway through 2020, and it has already thrown us more than we imagined in January. Although change and uncertainty is present, what has not changed is my commitment...


More measles cases in Northland - DHB must act

More measles cases in Northland - DHB must act The Ministry of Health must put more resources into the measles outbreak in Northland after a further five cases were...


MPs told Meningitis vaccines were always available

MPs told Meningitis vaccines were always available Pfizer officials appearing before the Health Select Committee yesterday revealed that 30,000 Meningitis vaccines were available to PHARMAC during the recent outbreak...


May News

We are almost halfway through the year and there is plenty to share with you from this last month. I am often out and about in the community and take...


It's been a long month, but we must continue pressing forward.

Let us all stand together, for Christchurch, and against terror.  The terrorist attack that took place in Christchurch has left a mark on this country. We are still coming to...


Meningitis, tertiary reform and a Capital Gains Tax - what are we really looking at?

I love being in the city and meeting people. This week it has been my pleasure to meet with various groups and see the great work that they do for...


Dr Shane Reti’s Maiden Speech


Reti thrilled with investment in Whangarei water quality

National MP for Whangarei, Dr Shane Reti, is very pleased to see Northland Regional Council receive $250,000 to improve water quality at Otuihau/Whangarei Falls. “The Council will receive the $250,000...


Whangarei to benefit from innovative waste scheme

National MP for Whangarei, Dr Shane Reti, has welcomed today’s Government initiative to partner with Golden Bay Cement to address the nationwide problem of waste tyres. “I have been working...