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March 2020 update

March update from Hon Amy Adams I know many of you will be feeling anxious about the health and livelihoods of your families...


Helping you during the Covid-19 pandemic

As a consequence of new Government protocols to minimise the spread of Covid-19, my staff and I will be making changes to the way we work. We are available to...


Postponement of Morning Tea Event for over 60s on 20th March

Unfortunately the scheduled morning tea event for over 60s in West Melton will no longer be going ahead this Friday 20th March. In consultation with the guest speaker Mardi Postill...


Understanding the upcoming referendums

During the General Election in September this year, voters will be asked to express their views on two important and contentious conscience issues. The issues voters need to decide in...


February 2020 update

  The school year is now well underway and it is great to see so many students around Selwyn in their various bright and cheerful school uniforms once again. In...


Local MP describes infrastructure funding for Selwyn as “crumbs”

The Government’s recent announcement of infrastructure funding has given Selwyn a few “crumbs”, according to Selwyn MP Amy Adams. “While I am relieved that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA)...


Local MP slams ECAN’s handling of waste facility consent

ECAN’s handling of a resource consent application relating to emissions from a proposed Waste Management facility on Marshs Road has been appalling, according to Selwyn MP Amy Adams. “I have...


Christmas-New Year office hours

My electorate office in Templeton will be closed for the Christmas-New Year break from Friday 20th December until Monday 20th January 2020. Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas and happy...


How best to invest in education for our kids

A good education can transform lives. With the right education, children can overcome the challenges they face purely because of the circumstances they were born into. That’s why I and...


Social policy needs to be based on evidence

Recently I accompanied the Leader of the Opposition, Simon Bridges, and Opposition Social Development Spokesperson Louise Upston on a visit to the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot programme in Christchurch....