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Jonathan's Journal 3 July 2020

Details of Judith Collins' visit next week, the importance of Parihaka, energy demands increase as temperatures drop. Click here to read all this and more in Jonathan's Journal


Opunake & Coastal News Column July 2, 2020

I welcome the efforts to create some significant opportunities for Parihaka.  Its story is indelibly one of the most significant in New Zealand’s history of conflict. Under the previous National-led...


Balance Needed in Marine Debate

It’s high time for some balance in the argument against offshore exploration and fishing. I’m concerned at the lack of evidence of effects on marine mammals, and equally concerned that...


Opunake & Coastal News Column June 18 2020

Business as Usual for Electorate MPs With less than a hundred days to the election, you’ll soon be hearing more from all parties on their various policies. There will be...


Jonathan's Journal 15 June 2020

Out and about in New Plymouth electorate; working hard on Arts, Culture & Heritage and Energy & Resources, and getting to know Todd Muller. Click here to read Jonathan's...


Opunake & Coastal News Column June 4, 2020

A Shadow Cabinet Custom-built for the Covid-19 Recovery. There is growing pressure around the country to get to Level 1 when restrictions on the economy are a lot less. If...


Jonathan's Journal May 12 2020

Heading for Level 2 on Thursday, looking after each other, and the return of the Opunake & Coastal News Click here to read Jonathan's Journal


Opunake & Coastal News Column May 7, 2020

This has been an unsettling time for us all as we work through the health threats that Covid-19 has presented to our country. By and large we should be proud...


Jonathan's Journal 24 April 2020

Hearing concerns, helping constituents,  the resumption of Parliament and #StandAtDawn: Click here to read Jonathan's Journal


Jonathan's Journal 17 April 2020

Helping people access services, Level 3 information, and how Baxter is helping in lockdown... Click here to read the latest Jonathan's Journal