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The Tom Column Jan 2016: Looking forward to a busy year

Happy New Year to everyone! Well the year is now well and truly underway, with many of us now back to work after some incredible weather in Taranaki over the...


Jonathans Journal December 2015

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Block Offer another boost for Taranaki

Taranaki’s three National MPs, Jonathan Young, Barbara Kuriger, and Hon Chester Borrows, say Block Offer 2015 brings another significant boost to the Taranaki economy, with all nine oil and gas...


Taranaki Mounga project gets the green light

Taranaki’s three National MPs are pleased at the announcement that the $24 million Project Mounga has been given the go ahead.“Project Taranaki Mounga has the potential to change the face...


The TOM Column - December 2015

Momentum gathering on tradeThe year was 1882 and New Zealand sent its first export of refrigerated meat to London.  The introduction of refrigeration helped transform the NZ economy as we...


MP encourages teachers to apply for support to trial innovative teaching approaches

Jonathan Young says he hopes local teachers will apply to the Teacher-led Innovation Fund for financial support to trial their great ideas on innovative teaching practices.“I want to see our...


Opunake & Coastal News Column Nov 18th 2015

Seven years delivering for New Zealand I still remember the night of the 2008 election and the nervousness and excitement waiting for the results to be finalised for the New...


Jonathans Journal November 2015

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MP Jonathan Young encourages applications for the 2016 PM’s Education Excellence Awards

“Our education professionals work hard every day for our children, and they deserve to be publicly recognised and encouraged for their contribution,” Jonathan Young said.“I want to see our local...


Jonathans Journal October 2015

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