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Forest Lake School to benefit from regional investment

Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe is welcoming today’s confirmation that Forest Lake School is one of six Waikato schools to benefit from a $4 million investment to build new classrooms....


Seasons Magazine, October 2016, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Since I was first elected to Parliament, I have advocated for and strongly supported policies that will make a positive difference to the lives of my constituents, especially those that...


Early and effective intervention at heart of family violence changes

It’s no secret New Zealand’s rate of family violence is unacceptable. Police currently respond to 110,000 family violence call-outs a year. Children are present at nearly two-thirds of these incidents....


Hamilton News, City Soapbox, September 2016

Early and effective intervention at heart of family violence changes


Seasons Magazine, September 2016, PARS Waikato

In a previous column I acknowledged the excellent work of Prison Care Ministries in Hamilton, supporting those who have been released from Corrections facilities...


Hamilton News city Soapbox, August 2016

Caring for our vulnerable...


Caring for our vulnerable children

Too many of our nation’s vulnerable children end up on a benefit, or in prison, or with few qualifications. I’m sure this worries us all.  Our young people deserve better...


Seasons Magazine, August 2016, POET

Our beautiful environment, accessible bush walks, mountain treks, rivers and beaches afford numerous opportunities for New Zealanders of all ages to enjoy...


Soapbox Column, Hamilton News, July 29 2016

Last week 121 young New Zealanders gathered in Wellington for the triennial Youth Parliament – and demonstrated that the political future of...


Seasons Magazine column, July 2016

We all want our children to get the best possible start in life, and a vital part of that is preparing them to succeed in our education...