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Taupo MP says Minister of Health isn’t listening

Local MP Louise Upston says she remains frustrated by Health Minister David Clark’s inaction and evasiveness over the future of the Taupo rescue helicopter.  “The Taupo rescue helicopter plays a...


National launches the ‘protect NZ jobs’ campaign

National has today launched a campaign “protect NZ jobs”.  This campaign is aimed at explaining the workplace reform proposals recently announced by the Labour-led Government. “National will be enlisting small...


Petition launched to save Cambridge to Tirau expressway

National’s petition to extend the Waikato Expressway from Cambridge to Tirau and from Cambridge to the Kaimai Range was launched today, MP for Taupo Louise Upston says. “This is one...


Double crewing for road ambulances on track

Work is well underway towards double crewing all emergency road ambulances by 2021, with services in Taupo and Turangi on track to be double crewed in the coming...


Tougher rules for freedom campers

Louise Upston, National MP for Taupō welcomes National’s proposal to introduce tougher rules for freedom camping in order to protect public spaces and crack down on poor behaviour.


Taupo electorate benefiting from faster, more reliable internet

More Cambridge, Tokoroa and Taupo locals now have access to faster and more reliable internet, says local MP Louise Upston. Deployment in the Taupo electorate is 100 per...


UFB connections available to 1.2 million

Almost 1.2 million New Zealand households and businesses now have access to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB), Communications Minister Simon Bridges says. The June 2017 Quarterly Broadband Update released today shows that deployment...


$7 million safety upgrade for Taupo bypass

The Government is investing $7 million in a major safety upgrade project to help reduce serious and fatal crashes on the Taupo Bypass section of State Highway One, Associate Minister...


Location of additional police officers announced for Waikato

Police have announced how new constabulary staff will be allocated throughout the Waikato police districts over the next 12 months, says local MP Louise Upston. “The National led-Government is investing...


Good UFB uptake in Taupo electorate

More locals in the Taupo electorate now have access to faster and more reliable internet, says MP for Taupo Louise Upston. “It’s great to see the number of households, business...