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MP launches petition to improve intersection

National List MP based in Mt Roskill, Dr Parmjeet Parmar has launched a petition to have a roundabout built at the intersection of Arundel Street, Rogan Street and Stamford Park...


Major flaws with R&D tax credits policy

The Government’s R&D tax credit policy has major flaws – it only benefits a small group of large companies, does nothing to help smaller businesses looking to grow, and will...


Govt planning to reduce support for business R&D

The Government is planning to reduce support for business research and development in New Zealand’s fast-growing R&D intensive tech firms, National Party Research, Science and Innovation Spokesperson Parmjeet Parmar says....


Bill to introduce second-tier patent system drawn

New Zealand innovators could get a smoother path to success, as a Member’s Bill is drawn for debate in Parliament to provide intellectual property rights to advancements that may not...


Government must invest in quality of science labs

With the 2018 academic year drawing near, questions remain around how our science laboratories will maintain a world-class standard given all the Government’s tertiary spending is going into student support...


Dr Parmjeet Parmar thrilled with investment in Dominion Rd School

Dr Parmjeet Parmar is very pleased with today’s announcements of more funding for Dominion Rd School. This investment is part of a $21 million package announced for more classrooms in...


Bill to enrol newborns in a general practice drawn from the ballot

Dr Parmjeet Parmar’s Newborn Enrolment with General Practice Bill was drawn in the Parliamentary Ballot today, and will be introduced for its first reading. “The bill requires all newborns to...


April/May 2017 Newsletter

April/May 2017 Newsletter


Awards encourage bright young minds

The next Ernest Rutherford or Beatrice Tinsley might be hiding in Mt Roskill, National Party candidate Dr Parmjeet Parmar says.   Dr Parmar, currently the List MP based in Mt...


Backing Mt Roskill's small businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of our communities with 97 per cent of all New Zealand enterprises employing 20 or fewer people. This is certainly true here in...