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Shane's Newsletter - April 2021

May 08, 2021 Share


What a difference a year makes, during the early hours of April 25, Kiwis throughout New Zealand were once again able to gather together for the annual remembrance of those who have died in service to their country.   Commemorations held throughout the day seemed exceptionally poignant as we were reminded of the pandemic lockdowns we faced just last year that restricted our ANZAC day gatherings.  

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Shane's Newsletter - March 2021

April 10, 2021 Share

March has been a busy month holding the government to account while fighting for our local DHBs.  We have seen a version of amalgamation before – it doesn’t work. 

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Shane's Newsletter - February 2021

February 26, 2021 Share

National kicked off the year with a positive, upbeat caucus retreat in Wellington.  We held productive discussions about where we are as a party and what we, as a caucus, need to do for you over the next three years.  

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Shane's Newsletter - January 2021

February 05, 2021 Share

Happy New Year from the Winterless North!  We have had a great kiwi summer with family and friends.  Behind the scenes National Party leaders have been meeting with members and supporters throughout New Zealand. 

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Shane's Newsletter - December 2020

January 15, 2021 Share

Thank you

First, I would to thank the people of Whangarei who voted for me in the 2020 general election. I would especially like to thank our supporters and volunteers for their time and effort during the campaign.  

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July News

July 27, 2020 Share

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 sweeping through the central city at around 11pm on the Friday night. It has received a huge number of hits on my Facebook page

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Jobs, jobs, jobs

June 30, 2020 Share

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 to Whangarei and to every person who calls the area home. 

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More measles cases in Northland - DHB must act

September 11, 2019 Share

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 confirmed on Tuesday, National’s Associate spokesperson for Health Dr Shane Reti says.

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