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
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
Local issues are at the very heart Labour Tukituki
We are already on the case for more community policing and driving for change to drivers licenses, standing up for Havelock North’s promised primary school, protecting Hastings right to be GM Free, providing certainty of seasonal labour for our apple growers, and looking into the parking issues at Hawke's Bay Hospital.
We are dedicated to working hard to understand more about the issues impacting people in the community.
Anna is a firm believer that before you can ask people to support you, you need to make every effort to meet and talk with them.
“I will be giving my all to the people of Tukituki to earn their support, their trust, their confidence and the privilege to represent them as their local Member of Parliament."
In this section you will also find recent news, opinion pieces and media releases on some of the issues we are working on, as well as a gallery of photos of me and my team out working in the electorate.
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Anna Lorck is proud and passionate regional New Zealander, who is representing and doing more for people living and working in the regions.
A business owner and Hastings resident, Anna has spent her career championing and campaigning for Hawke's Bay, across the community, business and industry.
"I have made it my lifelong ambition to break through regional boundaries and get the voice of those I represent and work for heard by the decision makers.”
Leading on local issues - water, health, housing and education - Anna is making a real difference working and helping the residents of Hastings, Havelock North, Clive and Cape Coast, Flaxmere and across the rural townships of the Tukituki electorate.
“Every local issue I’ve ever worked on has been caused by decision makers not being prepared to listen to the voice of their community or industry.”
Anna brings new energy, fresh vision and positive action. Together with her experience, proven ability and understanding of the challenges and getting issues for regional New Zealanders to decision makers, Anna will make sure the regions prosper.
With a family of five daughters, her heart is in education. Anna’s priorities are to better support youth and career pathways, and to create an environment where people are encouraged and attracted to invest, build businesses and create more full-time jobs in the regions.