Hon Louise Upston

MP for Taupo

In the National-led Government, Taupo MP Louise Upston is Minister for Land Information, Minister for Women, Associate Minister of Local Government, and Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment.

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Local PR - South Waikato first home owners benefit from HomeStart scheme and changes to KiwiSaver rules

Fri 29 Apr 2016

There are 107 more first home owners in South Waikato since the start of the Government’s HomeStart scheme, which replaced the old KiwiSaver First Home Deposit Subsidy a year ago in April 201

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Legislation paving the way for a two-stage transition of Environment Canterbury back to an elected council passed its third reading in Parliament today. Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said the time was right to transition ECan back to an elected council, and he welcomed the passage of the bill with support from the Maori and ACT parties. ...
Changes to the overseas investment regime mean the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) will be able to assess applications faster and shore up investor certainty, Ministers Bill English and Louise Upston say.
A new online system will streamline property transactions and make it easier to link property information held across central and local government, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston.