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Jonathan Young MP delighted the Fruit in Schools programme continuing in New Plymouth electorate schools

Jonathan Young welcomes the Fruit in Schools programme supplying quality produce to 7 New Plymouth electorate primary schools this year.“Healthy eating options play a vital role in helping our kids...


Opunake Coastal Column - A safer New Zealand for women and families

The Government’s half-billion dollar Safer Communities package, which Prime Minister Bill English and Police Minister Paula Bennett announced last week, recognises that more is needed to protect women and children...


Jonathans Journal - 12th February 2017

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Community programmes helping offenders

More offenders are getting involved in local Work and Living Skills (WLS) programmes, says Jonathan Young MP for New Plymouth.“WLS enables certain offenders to convert up to 20 per cent...


Jonathans Journal - 5 February 2017

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MP welcomes extra investment in Police

The New Plymouth electorate will benefit from a significant Government investment in police and the wider justice sector to reduce crime and keep our communities safe, says New Plymouth MP...


Opunake Coastal Column - Better connectivity for New Zealanders

Positive news came out for small town New Zealand last week. The government is investing $300 million to expand the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme to an additional 151 towns across...


MP welcomes UFB expansion in the New Plymouth Electorate

More Taranaki locals will have access to faster and more reliable internet, says New Plymouth Jonathan Young.“I am excited about the Government’s announcement today that the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme...


New Plymouth MP and Finance Minister traverse the Pouakai Crossing

Braving multiple seasons in one day including a snow capped mountain, New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young hosted Finance Minister Hon Steven Joyce to...


Opunake Coastal Column - Christmas Edition

Another year nearly finished, and what an interesting couple of weeks in politics it has been!It came as quite a shock to the country when our former Prime Minister John...