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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...


Young to attend security conference in London

New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young is heading to London to take part in a major international Parliamentary conference on national security from 27-31 March. Mr Young and up to 40...


Jonathan Young welcomes injection of funds for dog neutering in New Plymouth

Jonathan Young MP has welcomed a grant of $19,330.43 to New Plymouth to subsidise neutering for menacing dogs in the region.The $19,330.43 grant for New Plymouth, made out of a...


The Tom Column - January 2017

As we launch into 2017 and what will be another busy year, we can have confidence New Zealand is on the right track. We are in capable hands with Bill...


New youth opportunities in agriculture sector

Jonathan Young National MP for New Plymouth is delighted to hear that TeenAg, an agricultural youth programme run by New Zealand Young Farmers, will receive $146,000 of support under a...