The education crisis is getting worse and there is little relief insight while the overcrowding spreads across Havelock North and Hastings. First Havelock North was promised a new school, but instead it got a compensation package of six classrooms which the National Government is failing to deliver on and local have been told to expect further delays.
At a time when we should be leading on the home front, it is unacceptable that Hastings and Tukituki are being left behind.
Increasing demand for housing is a positive indicator for our local economy because population growth powers our district and will propel Hastings forward.
Right now we should taking every opportunity, addressing supply and feeding the market demand, but instead, we are wasting it.Read more
2017 holds an exciting opportunity for Hastings and Tukituki to move forward with new and greater leadership.
It is time to put the people who live and work here first and foremost. To do this we need to grab this opportunity for real change and make it happen.Read more
ALL options needed for securing Havelock North’s water supply
Labour Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck is calling for an investigation into securing Havelock North’s town water supply as part of the $20 million Whakatu arterial route project.Read more
A move in Hawke’s Bay towards free doctor visits for more than half the region’s teenagers, has been welcomed by Labour’s Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck.
“It’s a bold responsibility for the Hawke’s Bay DHB to recommend it invest in zero fee subsidies for 13 to 17 year olds – starting with those living in the region’s most deprived areas.
“I hope this pilot gets the go ahead as it could make a real difference for many of our youth who are telling us they cost and access are stopping teenagers going to the doctor,” she said
Hawke’s Bay can unite to stop water bottling consents being issued behind closed doors, says Labour Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck.
Following calls from public wanting to take action after finding out the latest water bottling consent was going to a company owned by a convicted fraudster and former bankrupt, Ms Lorck has today helped launch a community action website www.turnthetapoff.co.nzRead more
If there’s one issue that could be the making of the Hawke’s Bay region, it’s taking a stand on genetically modified (GM) food production.
Just like nuclear free forged New Zealand’s reputation as a country of integrity, I believe that our region’s commitment to GM free fields has the power to set us apart and aheadRead more
The rest of New Zealand could learn a lot from the success of Labour's world-class Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme in Hawke's Bay.
The great results we are achieving in the region through growing more long-term better paying jobs for locals, underpinned by the RSEs, should be heralded as a shining example for other industries to follow.Read more