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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...


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...


Jonathans Journal 21 December 2016

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Help for small businesses in Taranaki to grow

Small businesses in the Taranaki Region will be supported to grow thanks to a long term commitment to the Regional Business Partner programme.“Venture Taranaki will continue to work alongside the...


Jonathan Young praises schools for working together for local kids

There are now 3,784 local New Plymouth students who will benefit from the new Central New Plymouth Community of Learning.  This involves six schools from across the New Plymouth area.“Communities...


The Tom Column- Wishing you all a Merry Christmas

There is a famous story during World War 2 that as the sun came up on Christmas Day in 1914 British, French & German soldiers lay down their weapons and...


Opunake Coastal Column - Strong job market creates opportunities for Kiwis

The strong and growing New Zealand job market provides great opportunities to get more Kiwis into life-long careers.Our economy is growing at well over 3 per cent, unemployment is dropping,...


Local MPs welcome news of public consultation for changes to SH3

\Taranaki MP’s Barbara Kuriger and Jonathan Young have today welcomed the news of impending public consultation by the New Zealand Transport Agency regarding the bypass and safety work soon to...