Hon Simon Bridges

MP for Tauranga

In the current National-led Government, Hon Simon Bridges MP is Minister for Economic Development, Minister of Transport, Minister for Communications, Associate Minister of Finance, and Deputy Leader of the House.

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Bridges Brief: March 2017

Thu 23 Mar 2017

This year continues to be extremely busy, with a lot going on throughout the Tauranga electorate.

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The latest regional growth statistics show 12 out of New Zealand’s 15 regions grew in the year to March 2016, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says.
Communications Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed today’s announcement that the Tasman Global Access cable is up and running, enhancing New Zealand’s telecommunications resilience and global connectivity.
New Zealand has enhanced its air service agreement with China by 20 per cent Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today. “New Zealand and Chinese airlines can now operate 59 passenger services per week,” Mr Bridges says.