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Jonathans Journal 13th May 2015

Royal Visit, Irish Roads, Health & Safety + more


Coastal Taranaki School Teaching Staff finalists in the PM’s excellence award

Coastal Taranaki School Teaching Staff are finalists in the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.“Our local education professionals work hard every day for our children,...


Taranaki broadband well on track

More and more Kiwis are connecting to the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband network – and the New Plymouth numbers are up.The results for Taranaki, released as part of the Government’s quarterly...


Opunake & Coastal News Column 8th May 2015

New Zealand’s primary industries – heading in the right direction.Taranaki is a strong region for primary industries, and we pride ourselves on excellence and production. The National Government is committed...


The Tom Magazine Oakura Column May 2015

Remembering our ANZACSI recently came across this incredible poem by M. Kemal Atatürk in 1934 as a Tribute to the ANZACS.THE ANZAC MEMORIAL Those heroes that shed their blood And...


Jonathans Journal 29th April

Visit to Chatham House, Anazac Day, Bluegreens + more.


Taranaki Patients are getting their first surgical assessment faster

National MP’s Jonathan Young and Barbara Kuriger say Taranaki patients are receiving their first surgical assessments faster compared to ten years ago.“Speeding up patients’ access to their first surgical assessments...


Challenges in a Changing World

Parliamentary Address - 24 April 2015 Our focus remains front and centre on ensuring the economy continues to perform well. That’s because it’s only through a strong, growing economy that...


Jonathans Journal - 7th April 2015

Coastal Care Opening, Prime Ministers Visit, Womad + More


Making sure everyone has a chance to succeed

New Plymouth has a reputation of being the most vibrant regional city in New Zealand, evidenced in 2008, when New Plymouth won an enviable international award for being the most...