I recently had the opportunity to ask Nathan Guy, our Minister for Primary Industries, a question in the House during Question Time: “What recent reports has received on growth in the avocado industry?”
“Would you rather be deaf or blind?” It’s the sort of question you occasionally ask around a family breakfast table with your kids. Having initially thought that deafness would be an easier disability to manage, this week I took on the Silent Leadership Challenge where I undertook daily activities with a pair of very effe
You may remember times in your youth when you tried to set a land speed record on your pushbike by finding the steepest hill and racing down with reckless abandon. You’ll recall both the thrill and undivided tunnel vision focus you had on the road right in front of you, especially if you got fast enough to get speed wobbles!
One of the things you quickly look forward to as a new MP is parliamentary recess, when you are not required to be in Wellington for a couple of weeks and can spend time in your electorate and even occasionally get to have dinner with your family.