Press releases

Wed 17 Feb 2016
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With the school year underway, $676,200 has been paid to caregivers in the Bay looking after children who have lost their parents, or are unable to live with them.

Fri 12 Feb 2016
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Tourism gave the Bay’s local economy a real boost over summer.

Guest nights in the Bay of Plenty for December were up 27 nights on December the year before.

“Tourism in the Bay is in great shape and there is a real flow-on effect to the rest of the local economy,” says Todd Muller.

Tue 9 Feb 2016
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The latest regional GDP figures show the Bay of Plenty is New Zealand’s fifth biggest regional economy.

“The Bay of Plenty’s GDP increased 2.3 percent in 2015 despite tough times for our agriculture industry.

Wed 3 Feb 2016
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The latest Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) shows unemployment has dropped for the past three quarters in the Bay of Plenty, down to 6.2 per cent in the Dec 2015 quarter says Todd Muller, MP for Bay of Plenty.

“This is great news for our region, our workers, and our families,” Todd Muller said.

Tue 2 Feb 2016
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Joint Press Release: Hon Simon Bridges and Todd Muller MP

As the school year begins again, MP’s Simon Bridges and Todd Muller are pleased that 93 schools in the Bay of Plenty region are serving KickStart Breakfasts.

Tue 2 Feb 2016
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Just in time for Term One, Bay of Plenty’s schools are all able to connect to faster, more reliable broadband says Todd Muller.

“In 2010, the Government set a target of getting all state and integrated schools access to better broadband speeds by 2016. We’ve done this, on time and on budget,” Todd said.

Thu 21 Jan 2016
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Todd Muller MP says there are 143 fewer people in the Bay of Plenty collecting a main benefit since this time last year.

“Moving from welfare into work means a better life for the people of the Bay of Plenty and their families.

Wed 9 Dec 2015
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The merging of Waiariki Institute of Technology and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is a welcome step forward for better vocational outcomes for the region, says local MP Todd Muller.

Wed 26 Nov 2014
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Local MP Todd Muller says the latest National Health Target results show people were treated faster in emergency departments across the country this past winter than in previous years.

Tue 24 Nov 2015
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In Bay of Plenty, 75 people are receiving help to buy their first home through the Government’s new $435 million KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme.