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Exciting investment benefits Hamilton’s cyclists

Earlier this year Anne and I spent a wonderful day cycling the Hauraki Rail Trail from Paeroa to Waikino, and we both appreciate the benefits of cycling within the city...


Sharing the gains and supporting the vulnerable

Most MPs enter Parliament because they want to contribute to measures that will improve our country and, in particular, the lives of our citizens. That was certainly my motivation. I...


Rising to challenges at home and abroad

Published in: Seasons Magazine, June 2015 Last month while attending a local fundraiser for victims of Nepal’s tragic earthquakes, I was privileged to hear a remarkable young man speak about...


Honouring the fallen

Published in: Seasons Magazine, May 2015 April 25, 1915, is a date enshrined in New Zealand’s history. On that fateful morning, thousands of Allied troops stormed the beaches of the...


Men’s shed - making a difference in our community

Published in: Seasons Magazine, April 2015 Perhaps like yours, our garage is filled with gardening tools, the lawnmower, weed-eater, and an assortment of other miscellaneous items. I wish we had...


Heart Foundation Appeal

Published in: Seasons Magazine, March 2015 Recently, the Heart Foundation ran a hard-hitting public information campaign in conjunction with their annual appeal. The image of a murderer in the shadows...


Seasons Magazine - Introducing Tim Macindoe

Published in: Seasons Magazine, February 2015 I hope you had a relaxing Christmas holiday and, as I did, enjoyed spending time with family and friends in perfect summer conditions. During...


New Year, New Team

Published in: City Soapbox Column, Hamilton News I hope you had a relaxing Christmas holiday and, as I did, enjoyed spending time with family and friends in perfect summer conditions....


Happy birthday Hamilton!

Published in: City Soapbox...


Exciting role ahead

Published in: City Soapbox column, Hamilton News I feel honoured to have been re-elected last month as MP for Hamilton West with an increased majority. Sincere thanks to everyone who...