Hon Simon Bridges

MP for Tauranga

In the current National-led Government, Hon Simon Bridges MP is Minister of Energy and Resources, Minister of Transport, Associate Minister for Climate Change Issues, Associate Minister of Justice and Deputy Leader of the House.

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Weekend Sun column

Fri 24 Jun 2016

On Wednesday evening I attended the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower awards. After a day of competitive events the winner was announced at a gala dinner at Mills Reef Winery. Congratulations to all of those who took part.

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Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have announced the New Zealand White Ensign will fly on the Auckland Harbour Bridge to mark the founding of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Transport and Associate Climate Change Issues Minister Simon Bridges has released New Zealand’s plan to address emissions from air travel. The New Zealand Aviation Emissions Reduction Action Plan has been lodged with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) at its annual summit today.
The proportion of renewable energy used in New Zealand continues to reach record levels, Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says. The finding was released today in the annual Energy in New Zealand report, which highlights key trends in energy supply, demand and pricing for the 2015 calendar year.