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Jonathans Journal 13 June 2017

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Location of additional police officers announced for New Plymouth

Police have announced how 14 new constabulary staff will be allocated throughout the Central Police District over the next 12 months, says Jonathan Young MP. “The National led-Government is investing...


New bill will protect public spaces and rights of citizens

National MP Jonathan Young’s bill strengthening the ability of local councils and authorities to more effectively manage live-in occupations on land administered by the council has been drawn from the...


Jonathans Journal - 23rd May 2017

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Taranaki to benefit double crewing for road ambulance

Budget 2017 is investing $59.2 million over four years to ensure all road ambulance call outs are double crewed, says Jonathan Young.“This is great news for New Zealand, and especially...


Ultra-fast broadband (UFB) uptake over 35.3 per cent in Taranaki.

More Taranaki locals now have access to faster and more reliable internet, says New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young.“It’s great to see the number of households, business, schools and hospitals connected...


KiwiSaver HomeStart helping more people into home ownership

The Government’s KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme is helping more people in the Gisborne region into home ownership, says Mrs Tolley. The scheme offers grants for first home buyers to help with...


The Tom Column - Small and medium businesses welcome tax change

Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of our communities.With 97 per cent of all New Zealand enterprises employing 20 or fewer people, it is vital to continuously search out...


Calling all environmental leaders - Green Ribbon Awards open

Jonathan Young, National MP for New Plymouth, welcomes the opening of nominations for the 27th annual Green Ribbon Awards.“These prestigious awards recognise outstanding work to protect and enhance the environment;...


Youth development opportunities in the Taranaki region

The Government has recently announced $65,000 in funding across seven youth sector organisations. This means around 640 new youth development opportunities across New Zealand.“The funding will support and enable young...