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Simeon Brown proud of the National Party’s cancer policy

The recently announced policy by the National Party to set up an independent National Cancer Agency and a $200 million fund dedicated to cancer drugs will save Kiwi lives and...


MP disapproves of AT desire to slow down Pakuranga Road

At a time when Auckland Transport (AT) claims they are trying to “get East Auckland moving”, it’s concerning to learn they are actually hoping to slow Pakuranga Road down by...


School donations policy detrimental to Pakuranga schools

The Government’s proposal to change the school donations policy will actually result in some schools being worse off than before, and the rushed nature of this legislation will ultimately leave...


Local JPs celebrated during National Volunteer Week

Simeon Brown, MP for Pakuranga, today hosted a meeting as part of National Volunteer Week with Chris Penk, MP for Helensville, to thank East Auckland Justices of the Peace for...


Palm Avenue intersection decision a win for local residents

Following the advocacy of residents on Palm Avenue and nearby streets, and with the help of Councillor Sharon Stewart and Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown, Auckland Transport has made the decision...


“Wellbeing” Budget contains nothing to improve the lives of Pakuranga residents

The Labour/NZ First/Green Government’s so-called “Wellbeing” Budget is anything but and is simply another example of a government with no plan to improve the lives of everyday New Zealanders, says...


AT continues to ignore community feedback on T2/Bus lane

This week I have been informed by Auckland Transport (AT) that they will go ahead with their planned westbound T2/Bus lane. This flies in the face of common sense and...


Simeon Brown congratulates Pakuranga’s Premier Scholars for 2018

Pakuranga has once again shown its academic prowess at the Top Scholars Award Ceremony in Wellington, with local schools producing three of New Zealand’s eleven Premier Scholars and a fourth...


Public consultation requested in Auckland on vocational education reforms

Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown is calling on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to ensure the views of the Auckland public are heard on the proposed changes to vocational education, which will...


Auckland Transport must consult on Pakuranga Road T2/Bus lane

The proposal to introduce a T2/Bus lane on Pakuranga Road between Highland Park and Ti Rakau Drive is one the community should have a say on, and it’s frustrating that...