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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Weekend Sun column

Fri 20 Jan 2017

As we launch into 2017, and what will be another busy year, we can have confidence New Zealand is on the right track.

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Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry today announced funding will be made available for tourism infrastructure and cultural events as part of the Tairawhiti Economic Action Plan.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced that the Government will work with local stakeholders to identify and prioritise transport initiatives to help boost economic growth in Gisborne. The announcement was made at the release of the Tairāwhiti Economic Action Plan in Gisborne today.
Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Associate Primary Industries Minister Louise Upston and other Ministers are in Gisborne today for the release of the Tairāwhiti Economic Action Plan, highlighting the Government’s support for the region.