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News from Louise - Have your say campaigns

    "Have your say" campaigns We want to hear about what matters to you and your loved ones, and this week National...


News from Louise - November 2018

    Cambridge to Piarere Extension update I’m continuing my fight for the Cambridge to Piarere highway extension which forms part of the Tauranga to...


Taupo rescue helicopter to remain

Local MP Hon Louise Upston is grateful that the Health Minister, Hon Dr David Clarke listened to the voices of locals in keeping the Taupo rescue helicopter. “The Taupo rescue...


Taupo Youth MP Nominations Closing Soon

The search is wrapping up for capable young persons to represent New Zealand’s youth at Youth Parliament 2019.  It’s not too late for interested candidates to apply.  “Youth Parliament is...


Search is on for Taupo Youth MP

The search is on for capable young persons to represent New Zealand’s youth at Youth Parliament 2019.  MP Louise Upston says she is looking forward to receiving applications from qualifying...


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.