Flattening The Country

Penk's Pen - April 2020

  I hope this latest edition of “Penk’s Pen” finds everyone well, although (like me) I’m sure wishing for an imminent end to the current constraints of life on...


Penk's Pen - March 2020

It seems a long time since our edition just a month ago, given that so much has happened since that time.  The current situation is something that none of us...


Penk's Pen - February 2020

Our local kids might be feeling like “the end of the golden weather” has arrived (as school returns!) but the current spate of dry weather is making life...


Penk's Pen - January 2020

I hope you and your family have had a safe and enjoyable summer and that 2020 has begun really well.  In this newsletter I’ll let you know a bit about...


Chris Penk MP: Maiden speech

Thank you for this opportunity to address the Parliament, Mr Speaker; I do so with great expectations and excitement.  I congratulate you and your fellow presiding officers on your respective...


Unwanted, Unknown, Unnecessary - Labour's new water tax on Auckland's rural northwest

The water tax recently proposed by Labour would deliver a sharp blow to the economy of Auckland's rural northwest, says National's candidate for Helensville, Chris Penk. "It's unwanted...


Penk delighted tree replacement approach adopted, allowing Oratia homes to remain

National Party candidate for Helensville Chris Penk is welcoming news that Watercare’s preferred site for a replacement water treatment plant isn’t the location in Oratia that would have necessitated removing...


Penk’s win-win solution for Oratia Watercare issue

National Party candidate for Helensville Chris Penk is proposing a win-win solution to the problem Watercare faces to locate a replacement water treatment plant in Oratia. “One area under official...


Penk selected by National for Helensville

Christopher Penk has been selected as National’s candidate for the Helensville electorate at the 2017 General Election.  Mr Penk is a...