Hon Louise Upston

MP for Taupo

In the National-led Government, Taupo MP Louise Upston is Minister of Corrections, Associate Minister of Education, Associate Minister for Primary Industries, and Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment.

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Louise Upston welcomes investment in engaging young people with science

Fri 17 Feb 2017

MP Louise Upston is delighted young people in the Taupo electorate will take part in the latest Unlocking Curious Minds initiative to build engagement with science.

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Corrections Minister Louise Upston today opened a new residential facility at Christchurch Men’s Prison that will accommodate high-risk sexual or violent offenders subject to Public Protection Orders.
Offenders spent more than 90,000 hours last year learning work and living skills aimed at positive change in their lives and reducing the likelihood they will reoffend, Corrections Minister Louise Upston says.
The justice sector will receive an extra $115 million over four years to support the rollout of more police on the beat.