Ever wondered what your local MP can do for you?
As your local Member of Parliament, it is my privilege to represent you and the people of the Southland electorate.
I am here to ensure your views, issues and concerns are heard in Parliament.
While I meet a lot of people at functions, events and activities in our electorate, I welcome in› person visits to my offices in Gore, Alexandra and Queenstown too.
My team and I look forward to hosting a morning tea tomorrow, August 26, at my Alexandra office, between 10am and noon where you can join us for a cuppa and a chat about how we can be of service to you.
Some of my roles include:
Í Helping people with issues relating to education, health, immigration and ACC.
Í Helping with queries to government departments such as Work and Income, Inland Revenue, Police and Housing New Zealand.
Í Helping people understand government policies.
Í Acknowledging people celebrating milestones or achieving success.
Í Taking the views of our local communities and groups to Parliament when legislation is being developed.
Í Ensuring that politicians understand the impact of laws on our communities.
Í Providing information to people about how Parliament works.
Í Attending and participating in local events and functions.
Í Presenting the views of local people when conscience votes are debated in Parliament.
Í Supporting local causes and helping to advance them.
Í Representing community groups which want to contribute positive ideas to improve our country and community.
Í Work with local body representatives to meet your needs.
I do hope you can join us at the morning tea. Should you have any queries please email [email protected] or call (03) 448›5550.
If you can’t make it to Alexandra, my Gore office is open Monday to Friday, 9am›2pm and can be reached on [email protected] or (03) 203›3000.