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Local MP supports Waitara’s bid for broadband

New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young is pushing for Waitara to connect to the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband fibre initiative. “Waitara is a growing business community with a number of firms trading...


Local MP encourages teaching profession to apply for awards

“Our education professionals work hard every day for our children, and I believe we need to publicly recognise and encourage their contribution,” Jonathan Young said.“The Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards...


Jonathans Journal - 3rd March 2015

BDO Business Expo, UFB Waitara + more


Military training deployment to Iraq

This week the Government has decided to deploy a non-combat military training mission to Iraq as part of our contribution to the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and...


Jonathans Journal - 16th February 2015

YMCA opening, Kickstart Breakfast, Local Projects + more


YMCA Childcare Centre Opening

Thank you for the invitation to be part of the opening for the newly expanded YMCA Childcare Centre in New Plymouth. This has been a vision of the team for...


Jonathans Journal 22nd December 2014

An outstanding year, Beach water quality & Merry Christmas!


Taranaki key region in oil and gas Block Offer 2014

New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young welcomes the news that new international companies have been awarded permits to explore for oil and gas in and around New Zealand. Block Offer...


Jonathans Journal - 8th December 2014

NZ volunteers lead OECD in generosity, Minister welcomes oil, Out & About.


Jonathans Journal - 1st December 2014

Health Minister visit, Committee appointments, White Ribbon Appeal, Taranaki Tough Kids.