Hon Dr Megan Woods
Jim Anderton retired from politics in 2011 and handed the torch to Woods, who grew to become the candidate elect for Wigram. When she won the seat and arrived in parliament in 2011, Christchurch was damaged. There had only been one earthquake in September 2010, when she secured the candidacy for Wigram.
She drove again into town, however couldn’t take the again roads as she normally would, as a result of the bridges have been out. She drove to her mother and father’ home, navigating streets filled with liquefaction, realising as she received nearer to the town how bad issues actually have been. National won the 2011 election, however Woods won her voters, and Christchurch was the top of her precedence record.
This is a time where colleges, business, organizations and households can put their plans to the take a look at so in case of a tornado, everybody knows what to do and where to go wherever they are. You can currently catch Megan Woods residing out her wildest goals as a reporter every weekday morning on Virginia Today. The government has announced hundreds of latest carparks it hopes will clear up the ongoing points at Christchurch Hospital.
The authorities has reached an in-principle agreement to purchase doses of a Covid-19 vaccine for the complete population. Home possession charges have hit a 70 year low and those working in housing are not at all stunned. The government is beneath stress for having housed just 12 families underneath its Progressive Home Ownership Scheme, since it launched seven months in the past.
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The system nonetheless isn’t excellent, but the streamlining of returning New Zealanders into resort and quarantine services has meant that, with the exception of escapees, circumstances of Covid-19 are routinely caught on the border. Community transmission has not been seen within the country in more than ninety days. The New Zealand government’s Covid-19 response has been internationally praised, and our dying toll is the bottom within the OECD.
- You must get out, get on their doorsteps, onto their street corners and make yourself as accessible as possible.” Woods says she never loses sight of the truth that she is the elected voice of Wigram.
- The system nonetheless isn’t excellent, but the streamlining of returning New Zealanders into resort and quarantine amenities has meant that, aside from escapees, cases of Covid-19 are routinely caught on the border.
- Woods isn’t taking the position over from any single minister as it was dealt with as a part of the All-of-Government response.
- “I look on the job I even have now as the best job I’ll ever have.
On 27 June 2019, in Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s first major reshuffle of the coalition authorities, Woods was appointed Minister of Housing, replacing Phil Twyford. Woods was elected as a Cabinet Minister by the Labour Party caucus following Labour’s formation of a coalition authorities with New Zealand First and the Greens. On 12 April, Woods announced that the Government would halt future gas and oil exploration but clarified that the present 22 contracts would be allowed to proceed.