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Eye on Ilam - June

As local MP my focus is always on the Ilam electorate. When I vote in Parliament I do so knowing I represent the views of those who live in Ilam....


Eye on Ilam - April

Anzac Day commemorates the landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.The day was first commemorated in 1916 but, in the 1920’s, it became a National Day of Commemoration for the...


UPDATE: Here's the latest for Christchurch and parts of Canterbury

•A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck at 12.02am today close to Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury - with more than 100...


Quake-prone, privately owned Heritage listed buildings in Christchurch

Quake-prone, privately owned Heritage listed buildings in Christchurch will be able to apply for support for earthquake strengthening through the new Heritage Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme fund (EQUIP).


2016 Ilam Youth Parliamentarian William Muir

This year Ilam was represented in the Youth Parliament by William Muir. William is in Year 13 at St Andrew’s College. I enjoyed spending time “House Training” him prior to...