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Jacqui Dean

Jacqui Dean to retire from Parliament in 2023

May 20, 2022 Share

Jacqui Dean

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has announced that she will not be seeking re-election at the 2023 election.

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Statement from Jacqui Dean

November 25, 2021 Share

Jacqui Dean

About five years ago, Simon Bridges made remarks that upset me at the time. They were not about me, but they were inappropriate and not something I wanted to hear, National MP for Waitaki Jacqui Dean says.

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National welcomes use of genetic technology research in Conservation

November 19, 2021 Share

Jacqui Dean

The National Party supports research into genetic technologies with the possibility of it playing a key role in New Zealand reaching its Predator Free 2050 goal, says National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean.

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Government squanders opportunity to wage war on rabbits

November 11, 2021 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Government’s failure to set targets or implement proper reporting measures for rabbit control as part of its $1.3 billion Jobs for Nature programme shows poor oversight and wasteful spending, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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DOC shouldn’t get another crack at a failed project

September 07, 2021 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Department of Conservation should the pull the pin on a failed Mackenzie Basin project and return the unspent money to Treasury, National’s Conservation spokesperson, and MP for Waitaki, Jacqui Dean says.

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Conservation Minister to operate outside mandate

August 04, 2021 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Conservation Minster’s handling of a ministerial review into the governance of Fish and Game will see hunters and anglers side-lined from the organisation they pay for, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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DOC quietly puts iwi land consultation on hold

May 11, 2021 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Government has suddenly placed consultations with iwi on how the Department of Conservation can give better effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, on-hold following National releasing the draft recommendations last week.

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More wishful thinking from the Greens

August 09, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Green’s latest housing policy is a lot of wishful thinking, National’s Housing spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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High Court decision a win for hunters

July 11, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

A High Court decision has stopped this clumsy and incompetent Government from destroying a $17 million industry and hundreds of jobs, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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Lack of action from Conservation Minister will cost jobs

June 25, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

 

The Government is putting jobs at risk by not offering desperately-needed financial relief to businesses that operate on conservation land, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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It’s time for councils to put people first

June 18, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

A member’s bill drawn from the ballot today will make it easier for people to deal with councils by reducing costs and the amount of time involved, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says.

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DoC leaves concessionaires in the lurch

June 06, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Department of Conservation (DoC) has shown a lack of compassion towards businesses permitted to operate on conservation land, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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Plan needed for devastated conservation sector

June 02, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Government doesn’t have a coherent plan for the devastating impact Covid-19 has had on the conservation sector, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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‘Zero-deaths’ seabird pledge hollow without cameras

May 28, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

The Government’s pledge to have zero seabird deaths rings hollow when they have scrapped National’s plan to implement cameras on all commercial fishing boats, National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean says.

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