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News from Louise - Recovery, what are our options?

It's school holidays and I hope you are taking advantage of the great deals on offer to explore our local backyard, it's certainly been great to see the visitors in...


National commits to delivering the Cambridge to Piarere expressway extension

“National Party Leader Todd Muller’s announcement today that the next National Government will deliver a new four-lane expressway between Cambridge and Piarere is fantastic news for our local community,” says...


Taupo MP disappointed Cambridge-Piarere extension is vetoed again

Taupo MP Louise Upston says she is disappointed that her tabled amendment to the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast Track Consenting) Bill that amends Schedule 2 to include the extension of the...


News from Louise - Alert Level 1 - Our new normal

At the time you are reading this, we are in Alert Level 1 and most of us have returned to our 'new normal' with some just starting their recovery journey....


News from Louise - Alert level 2 update

This time tomorrow we will be at alert level 2.   The state of emergency has also been lifted which means we are transitioning towards alert level 1.   The Government will...


News from Louise - April 2020 update

What a month it has been! The time in lockdown has certainly been a journey for my family, but ultimately we have come out stronger for it. I do hope...


News from Louise - COVID-19: What happens next?

Next Tuesday, NZ moves to Alert Level 3 for two weeks, before the Government reviews progress and makes further decisions on 11 May. With any change comes uncertainty and I’ve...


What Alert Level 3 will look like

The Prime Minister has released an updated alert levels chart that reflects what a change to alert level 3 would look like. In summary: We must keep to...


News from Louise - Easter 2020 update

As we head into Easter, we have much to be grateful for two weeks into lockdown. We have come together strongly as a country and in communities to unite against...


News from Louise - COVID-19 - State of Emergency extended

The State of National Emergency announced on 25 March 2020 in conjunction with the COVID-19 level 4 alert of lockdown has been extended to 8 April 2020 and it's likely...