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Support for surf rebuild

One of the roles I have within our community and which is very special to me is as Patron of the Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club. My association with surf lifesaving...


Primary school progress

It was great to see the announcement made last week by Nikki Kaye, Associate Minister of Education, regarding the $13.4 million investment in Warkworth Primary School. I have been involved...


Building a surplus

The Government has successfully obtained a second surplus, this time totalling $1.8 billion for the year to June 30. Five years ago, New Zealand faced the global financial crisis and...


Consent issues targeted

The ‘loopy’ rules and regulations New Zealanders have to jump through on a daily basis are a waste of time and money. This is why, in 2014, the National Government...


Community support

On the 13th of June, we lost a much-loved father, husband and highly respected member of our community, Nick Saull. Nick’s wife Jan and their children were quickly wrapped in...


Rodney MP congratulates local youth award winner

Mark Mitchell, MP for Rodney, has congratulated Alexia Hilbertidou for receiving a 2016 Youth Award for Leadership at Parliament last night.


Shave for a Cure 2016

Last night I went over to the Backbenchers Pub to support my colleagues Alfred Ngaro, Kelvin Davis and David Seymour who were having their heads shaved for the Shave for...


Wool PGP programme to benefit Rodney sheep farmers

MP for Rodney, Mark Mitchell, says a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme to make wool more profitable and sustainable will work to the advantage of Rodney farmers.


MP Mark Mitchell’s Bill to provide another tool to support Corrections

Rodney MP Mark Mitchell’s Members’ Bill, drawn from the ballot today, seeks to provide another mechanism to support Corrections in ensuring offenders comply with their community sentences.


Remembering Rodney’s sacrifice in the First World War

The Great War (1914–1918) was one of the most significant events of the 20th Century and had a profound and lasting impact on New Zealand society. Our troops travelled the...