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Engaging with communities

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 2:14 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has made decisions on the next steps for three local government reorganisation proposals. More >>

Hawke’s Bay amalgamation proposal to proceed

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 2:12 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has issued a final proposal for reorganising Hawke’s Bay local government. More >>

Commission reaffirms ring-fencing decision

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:52 am | Local Government Commission

The proposal to ring-fence the debt and financial assets of four councils in Hawke’s Bay has been reaffirmed by the Local Government Commission, after a number of concerns were raised in a letter from the Chief Executive of Napier City Council (NCC). More >>

Schedule of public hearings

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 5:28 pm | Local Government Commission

Media are advised that the Local Government Commission will next week commence public hearings on its draft proposal for reorganisation of councils in the Wellington region. More >>

Decisions on debt and assets of Hawke’s Bay councils

Friday, 27 February 2015, 10:42 am | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has confirmed its decisions on how to treat the debt and assets of Hawke’s Bay councils, in the event they are formed into one council for the region. More >>

Revised cost of transition for Wellington

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:45 pm | Local Government Commission

A revised table has been produced for the Volume 2: Technical Report which accompanied the draft proposal for reorganisation of local government in Wellington. The revision affects the estimated transition cost for the proposed Greater Wellington Council, ... More >>

The process for a referendum

Monday, 8 December 2014, 4:49 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has issued a reminder of the process for staging a referendum on reorganisation of councils. More >>

A Greater Wellington Council proposed for region

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:00 pm | Local Government Commission

The most significant reforms of a generation are proposed for councils in the Wellington region, under a draft proposal released by the Local Government Commission. Public submissions are now being sought, with a deadline of 2 March 2015. More >>

Revised position on Hawke’s Bay local government

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:15 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has announced a revised position on the best structure for councils in Hawke’s Bay. It has also spelled out its next steps for testing the level of community support for change. More >>

Timeframes for reorganisation proposals

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:42 am | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has completed a stock take of its work on reorganisation of local authorities and issued an update on timeframes for each proposal. More >>

Northland public submission process now complete

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 2:49 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has completed public hearings into proposed reform of council structures in Northland and is now analysing the information before deciding its next steps. More >>

Hawke’s Bay local government – submissions on change

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:34 pm | Local Government Commission

A range of ideas for the preferred shape of local government in Hawke’s Bay has emerged from the public submission process run by the Local Government Commission. The Commission has been analysing submissions since the close-off date in March. More >>

Response to reports on Commission process

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 4:43 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has rejected reported suggestions about the process it is following in the reorganisation proposals affecting several local authorities. More >>

Decision on Nelson – Tasman reorganisation

Friday, 28 February 2014, 9:27 am | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has declined an application from a Nelson resident for Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council to become one local authority. More >>

Northland local government – submissions close

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 3:11 pm | Local Government Commission

Northland people’s suggestions for the preferred shape of their local authorities are now being analysed by the Local Government Commission, after the close of submissions. More >>

Northland local government – four weeks to go

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 3:42 pm | Local Government Commission

22 January 2014 Northland people and organisations are being encouraged to share their views on the future shape of local government while there is still time. The Local Government Commission has issued a reminder of the deadline for submissions ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay–opportunity to lift whole region’s performance

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 6:53 pm | Local Government Commission

A proposal designed to lift the performance of Hawke’s Bay by providing strong leadership through integrated local government is now open to public submission. More >>

Northland local government - one voice, many communities

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 12:03 pm | Local Government Commission

The need for a single voice for Northland and for local communities to keep their special identities is reflected in a new model of local government proposed for the region. More >>

Public meetings in Wgtn region on future of local govt

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 2:41 pm | Local Government Commission

Residents and ratepayers are being invited to public meetings in the Wellington region to share their views on the future shape of local government. The Local Government Commission is considering applications to change the structure of local authorities ... More >>

Public meetings over shape of local government

Monday, 2 September 2013, 12:04 pm | Local Government Commission

Residents and ratepayers are being invited to public meetings in Hawke’s Bay to share their views on the future shape of local government in the region. More >>

 

 

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