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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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