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Fresh approach needed to strengthen the Wellington region

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 5:17 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission recommends Wellington’s councils take joint action on the urban area’s transport and planning challenges. More >>

Poll rejects new council

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:30 pm | Local Government Commission

The electors of Wairarapa have rejected the proposal for a combined Wairarapa District Council. Today Warwick Lampp, Electoral Officer for the Wairarapa, issued progress results of the Wairarapa reorganisation poll: with an estimated 97 per cent of the ... More >>

Valid petition, poll date for Wairarapa District Council

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:51 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has today received confirmation of a valid petition for a poll on its proposal for a Wairarapa District Council and a postal vote will be held closing at midday on Tuesday 12 December. More >>

Final Proposal for a Combined Council in Wairarapa’s Hands

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 8:49 am | Local Government Commission

19 July 2017 - Local Government Commission Chair Sir Wira Gardiner says the fate of a final proposal released today – for a combined Wairarapa District Council – lies in the hands of the Wairarapa public. More >>

Draft Proposal for Wairarapa District Council

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:56 am | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission is calling for submissions on a draft proposal to change the structure of councils in the Wairarapa. Commission Chair Sir Wira Gardiner says the proposal – for a combined Wairarapa District Council – follows extensive ... More >>

LGC welcomes appointment of Geoff Dangerfield

Friday, 19 August 2016, 10:02 am | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has welcomed the appointment of Geoff Dangerfield as a temporary member of the Commission by Minister of Local Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga. More >>

Local Government questionnaire response tops 1500

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 11:57 am | Local Government Commission

A total of 1560 questionnaires were filled in and submitted to the Local Government Commission during its public engagement on options for council organisation in the Wairarapa. More >>

Still time to have your say on Wairarapa council options

Monday, 4 July 2016, 11:41 am | Local Government Commission

There’s still time to have your say on six options for council organisation in the Wairarapa with the Local Government Commission questionnaire deadline being Friday 8 July. More >>

Work to strengthen Wellington region alive and on track

Monday, 4 July 2016, 11:03 am | Local Government Commission

Work to strengthen the Wellington region through local government is very much alive and on track, the Chair of the Local Government Commission, Sir Wira Gardiner, said today. More >>

Manawatu-Whanganui councils share insights

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 2:19 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission says the Manawatu-Whanganui councils are working well on taking a longer term view of the future. More >>

38 proposals to change council arrangements in Auckland

Monday, 27 June 2016, 4:10 pm | Local Government Commission

Thirty eight proposals for changing local government arrangements in Auckland have been received by the Local Government Commission. More >>

Engagement on local government organisation in the Wairarapa

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 11:49 am | Local Government Commission

Extensive engagement on six options for council organisation in the Wairarapa starts today (7 June). More >>

Waiheke application part of Auckland Council process

Monday, 30 May 2016, 4:42 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has decided the application from Our Waiheke for a unitary council for Waiheke is to be considered as an “alternative application’’ in the Auckland Council reorganisation process initiated by the North Rodney reorganisation ... More >>

Commission to meet West Coast communities

Monday, 30 May 2016, 2:43 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission will be on the West Coast in June to talk to communities about local government in the region. More >>

Gisborne initiatives “cutting edge”

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 11:20 am | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission says there is a lot to learn from Gisborne’s unitary council. More >>

Commission decision on ‘affected area’ for North Rodney

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:41 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has made a decision on the “affected area’’ for the application from the Northern Action Group (NAG) for a North Rodney unitary authority, separate from Auckland Council. More >>

Hawke’s Bay opts for five councils

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 4:26 pm | Local Government Commission

The Hawke’s Bay community has voted against amalgamation of its five councils in a poll to be officially confirmed by Friday. More >>

Commission to assess West Coast application

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:25 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has agreed to assess an application for a unitary authority for the West Coast region. The application has been lodged by Peter Salter and Anthea Keenan. More >>

Commission to assess North Rodney application

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:23 pm | Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission has agreed to assess an application from the Northern Action Group (NAG) for a North Rodney Council. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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