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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...


T2/Bus Lanes on Pakuranga Road

Auckland Transport must consult prior to proposed T2/Bus Lanes on Pakuranga Road Auckland Transport’s plan to introduce a T2/Bus lane on Pakuranga Road between Highland Park and Ti Rakau Drive...


Simeon thanks Pakuranga volunteers for their service

Simeon Brown, MP for Pakuranga, has today shown his appreciation for the hard work that volunteers across Pakuranga do in service to the community. “This week is Volunteers Week, and...


Cabinet Paper all but confirms PPPs to go

A Cabinet Paper released today about the future of school property funding will hurt schools in a big way as it removes Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), a vital funding stream...