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A new ‘cloak’ for Christchurch’s Port Hills

An ambitious plan to aid the restoration of the cloak of native forest covering Christchurch’s Port Hills was announced today by MP Nuk Korako. Since April, Mr Korako, a National...


Volunteer Week 2017: Help yourself and your community

Last week was National Volunteer Week 2017, so it’s a great time to acknowledge the amazing contribution that volunteers make to our communities. The theme this year is “Live, laugh,...


Korako welcomes Lyttelton Cruise Berth

The announcement that Christchurch City Council will fund a $56 million cruise ship berth has been welcomed by National List MP Nuk Korako, who has been campaigning for...


More Police on their way to Canterbury

The addition of 70 new police staff to Canterbury is welcome news for the people of the Port Hills, says Nuk Korako. Police Commissioner Mike Bush today announced...


Speech: School Zones Road Safety Petition Presentation to Linwood Central – Heathcote Community Board

I first considered launching this petition because of conversations I had with Dallas Wichman, Principal of St Ann’s Catholic School about the safety of students outside the school....


Looking forward to 2017

Happy New Year As we head into election year, people will be considering whether they think New Zealand is heading in the right direction. I think the answer is a...


Korako reselected for National in Port Hills

Nuk Korako MP has been reselected to contest the Port Hills electorate for National at the 2017 General Election. Mr Korako, a List MP based in Port Hills,...


Wellbeing in our Port Hills community

In October I wrote about the importance of having an open conversation about mental health.  In continuing this conversation, I wanted to talk a bit more about how we can...


School speed zone petition launched

Nuk Korako, National List MP based in the Port Hills, has launched a petition in support of three school’s calls for school speed zones and flashing 40km/h signs. “St Anne’s...


A permanent home for Redcliffs School

Hon Hekia Parata announced today that Redcliffs School will have a new home at Redcliffs Park. It’s great that the Redcliffs students, staff and parents now have certainty about their...