Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Labour MP offers flood aid

Labour MP offers flood aid

Labour MP Kelvin Davis has offered his Whangarei office as a coordination centre for people needing help as a result of the recent flooding throughout Northland.

As from 9am Monday staff and volunteers will field calls to assist where possible.

"There will be people out there needing help but don't know who to turn to. It is the role of Members of Parliament to help where they can in such situations." Kelvin Davis says.

Mr Davis' office can be called if people need help to deal with government agencies, Councils, food banks or other.

A team is being coordinated to assist with small scale tidying up around Whangarei, but this may be extended if volunteer groups around the north can be coordinated.

Kelvin Davis' office number is 09 430 7922 or texts can be sent to 022 0616052, or he can be messaged via his Kelvin Davis MP Facebook page.

"In the aftermath of what the north has experienced over the last few days, it is important for people to know their elected representatives will put aside electioneering to help the community," says Kelvin Davis.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines



Werewolf 58: No Climate For Change

The last time the global community tried to take collective action on climate change the world’s leaders finally came to agree that every not-too-onerous effort should be made to hold global warming to 2°C above the pre-industrial average. At Paris, all 150 participant countries nations will have put forward their pledges... On the information available, New Zealand's is the second weakest contribution of any nation in the developed world. More>>


What Was The Package? Police Not Explaining Lambton Quay Emergency

Police cordoned off part of Lambton Quay Wednesday afternoon, saying that a suspicious package had been found. Buildings were evacuated and buses were detoured. The army’s explosive ordnance disposal unit was brought to the Quay. More>>

Public Sector Still Shrinking: Record Low Number Of 'Backroom Bureaucrats'

Ongoing restraint in the public sector and a focus on better frontline services has seen a further reduction in the number of core Government employees, State Services Minister Paula Bennett says. More>>


Disobeying The Law: Police Censorship Of Crime Research “An Outrage”

The Green Party is calling on Police Minister Michael Woodhouse to ensure Police scrap controversial contracts that place onerous restrictions on academic researchers’ access to Police data, the Green Party says. More>>


Q+A Transcript: Groser ‘Not Expecting’ Failure At UN Climate Talks

‘I will be very surprised if we don’t get an agreement. I think it’s a completely different situation to Copenhagen for a number of reasons. We’ve got a much more realistic negotiating proposal on the table. Secondly, I think the science has strengthened...’ More>>


Greenpeace Protest:

Climate Talks, Immigration And Housing: PM's Post Cabinet Press Conference

Prime Minister John Key began by talking about his recent attendance at the APEC and ASEAN summits. He segued neatly from the opportunities available in Vietnam to outlining his upcoming itinerary which includes Malta, Paris and Berlin. More>>


After Urgent Law Change: Beneficiaries Urged To Act Immediately

I am hoping that thousands more people will be enabled to lodge their review... people without internet, who don't even realise that this has been happening. If just a fraction of the people on facebook can help others to put in reviews tomorrow it could improve so many more peoples Christmas. More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news