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David Carter
Individual // Politics // Canterbury
Member since: 11 January 2008
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Website www.davidcarter.co.nz


David was first elected to Parliament in 1994 as the Member of Parliament for the rural electorate of Selwyn. In the 1996 General Election, he won the Banks Peninsula electorate. Caucus Responsibilities Spokesman for Agriculture Select Committees Primary Production (Chair) david.carter@national.org.nz www.national.org.nz




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Wednesday, 23 January 2013
2:10PM
Government earmarks $80m for irrigation investment The Government is establishing a company to act as a bridging investor for regional water infrastructure development, Primary Industries Minister David Carter announced today. 407 views

Wednesday, 12 December 2012
3:30PM
Local government efficiency taskforce report released The report of the Local Government Efficiency Taskforce released today is an essential building block of the Government’s reform programme, says Local Government Minister David Carter. 612 views

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
4:37PM
Irrigation fund project given green light Primary Industries Minister David Carter says the go-ahead for the Wairarapa Water Use Project has the potential to irrigate an additional 30,000 to 50,000 hectares of land and boost the area’s GDP by $400 million. 89 views

Friday, 7 December 2012
4:52PM
Minister welcomes new frontline border staff 120 views

1:30PM
New welfare code to phase out battery cages Battery cages for layer hens are to be phased out under a new Code of Welfare released today by Primary Industries Minister David Carter. 81 views

Wednesday, 5 December 2012
3:03PM
Government to assist kiwifruit growers A package of support measures is to be made available to North Island kiwifruit growers affected by the Psa-V vine disease, Primary Industries Minister David Carter announced today. 618 views

Monday, 3 December 2012
3:16PM
Primary Growth Partnership tops $650M Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed the announcement of another successful Primary Growth Partnership bid which lifts the total invested to more than $650 million. 318 views

Wednesday, 7 November 2012
1:49PM
Local electoral law bill passes first reading A bill that will strengthen the Local Electoral Act, including the rules around donations, has passed its first reading in Parliament. 92 views

Thursday, 25 October 2012
4:44PM
Australian Agriculture Minister to visit Australian Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Hon Joe Ludwig will visit New Zealand for bilateral and primary industries meetings over the next two days. 128 views

Thursday, 4 October 2012
2:50PM
Further boost for primary sector innovation Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed today's announcement of another successful Primary Growth Partnership bid which lifts the total allocated to around $600 million. 171 views

Friday, 28 September 2012
2:18PM
Local Government infrastructure group appointed Local Government Minister David Carter has today announced an independent expert advisory group to help local government provide more cost effective infrastructure. 148 views

Thursday, 27 September 2012
1:33PM
Decision on orange roughy fishery welcome Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed a move by New Zealand fish quota owners to forego fishing an increased orange roughy stock in the interest of long-term sustainability. 87 views

Wednesday, 19 September 2012
11:36AM
Environment Canterbury bill passes first reading A bill extending commissioner governance of Environment Canterbury beyond the 2013 local government elections has passed its first reading in Parliament. 109 views

Thursday, 13 September 2012
2:52PM
Biosecurity reform bill passes into law A bill that makes the most significant changes to the Biosecurity Act in 15 years has passed into law. 122 views

2:08PM
Proposed changes to local electoral law Local Government Minister David Carter has announced proposed changes to the donation provisions of the Local Electoral Act. 102 views

Friday, 7 September 2012
2:01PM
Environment Canterbury commissioners to stay Commissioners will continue to govern Environment Canterbury after the 2013 local authority elections, Local Government Minister David Carter and Environment Minister Amy Adams announced today. 138 views

Thursday, 30 August 2012
2:14PM
Kaipara Council commissioners appointed Local Government Minister David Carter today released a report into the Kaipara District Council and announced the appointment of four commissioners to replace the elected councillors. The review of Kaipara Council’s performance by the government-appointed Kaipara Review Team led to the Council requesting commissioners take over governance of the district. 143 views

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
6:21PM
Kaipara Council commissioners appointed Local Government Minister David Carter today released a report into the Kaipara District Council and announced the appointment of four commissioners to replace the elected councillors. 325 views

Friday, 24 August 2012
5:10PM
South Pacific fisheries convention in force Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Primary Industries Minister David Carter today announced a new convention to manage fisheries across the South Pacific. 110 views

Monday, 13 August 2012
5:14PM
Commissioners to run Kaipara District Council Commissioners are to be appointed to run Kaipara District following a request from the Council, Local Government Minister David Carter has announced. 122 views

2:31PM
New Zealanders have a say on animal welfare The Government is asking New Zealanders for their feedback on proposed changes to the animal welfare system. 103 views

Friday, 10 August 2012
5:55PM
Primary Industries Minister to visit US Primary Industries Minister David Carter will travel to the United States tomorrow for a primary industries summit, and talks with agriculture sector political leaders and officials. 122 views

Thursday, 2 August 2012
4:46PM
Squid fishery decision reflects new research Primary Industries Minister David Carter says updated scientific research has played a key part in his decision on management measures for the Auckland Islands squid trawl fishery (SQU6T). 86 views

Tuesday, 24 July 2012
6:38PM
Dairy Industry Restructuring Bill passes third reading A Bill that delivers a more transparent and efficient dairy market passed its third and final reading in Parliament today. 142 views

Friday, 20 July 2012
6:14PM
Government responds to Auckland Plan A number of key proposals in Auckland Council’s first Auckland Plan are broadly aligned with the Government’s priorities, but there are still some areas of concern, says Local Government Minister David Carter. 132 views

6:02PM
New detector dogs join biosecurity frontline Primary Industries Minister David Carter was on hand today for the graduation of the first labradors to become biosecurity detector dogs. 112 views

Monday, 16 July 2012
1:14PM
Minister pays tribute to meat industry pioneer Primary Industries Minister David Carter today paid tribute to Hawke’s Bay businessman Graeme Lowe who has passed away following a long illness. 114 views

1:14PM
PGP delivers on Government's growth plan Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed today’s announcement of a major investment partnership for New Zealand’s export beef sector. 110 views

Wednesday, 4 July 2012
2:36PM
Minister welcomes swift action on Psa report Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed immediate action on the recommendations of an independent review of import requirements and border clearance processes. 172 views

Thursday, 28 June 2012
6:37PM
Livestock tracing scheme goes live New Zealand agriculture marks a significant milestone on 1 July when the National Animal Identification and Tracing scheme (NAIT) goes live, says Primary Industries Minister David Carter. 155 views



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