Auckland, August 18, 2018
The Maungakiekie Labour Office officially opened on Friday, August 10, 2018.
It will provide local residents the opportunity to engage directly with Government MPs.
The Maungakiekie office is shared by Priyanca Radhakrishnan (Maungakiekie), Anahila Kanongata’a Suisuiki (Papakura and Tamaki) and Raymond Huo (List MP).
Located on the corner of Neilson Street and Galway Street, the Electorate Office includes Onehunga, Oranga, Te Papapa, Penrose, Ellerslie, Panmure and Mount Wellington.
“Maungakiekie is an electorate that is undergoing significant urban regeneration, including large housing developments and important transport projects. I would like to encourage Maungakiekie residents to call in to discuss any of those issues and to have a chat about my priorities or the work of the Coalition Government,” Ms Radhakrishnan said.
“The staff based at this office reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Maungakiekie electorate and the Government’s focus on inclusivity,” she added.
More than 100 people representing local businesses, local government, former and current Labour MPs and other guests attending the opening ceremony.
The celebration began with a whakatau by Matua Brownie Rauwhero (Te Akitai Waiohua
Waikato /Tainui Waka) and Whaea Pare Rauwhero (Ngati Te Ata / Ngati Paoa) and included a ‘grazing’ table organised by local Pasifika start-up One4Worth.
The Maungakiekie Labour Office will be open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Maungakiekie constituents are requested to call (09) 6222660 for appointments.
Priyanca Radhakrishnan with Michael Wood, Anahila Kanongata’a Suisuiki (Papakura and Tamaki) and Raymond Huo at the Maungakiekie Labour Office (Picture from Facebook)