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Rotorua Lakes Council and iwi partnership wins award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:58 am | Local Government NZ

Rotorua Lakes Council and iwi partnership wins award for outstanding service and value in local government More >>

New Plymouth tops creative category

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:58 am | Local Government NZ

New Plymouth tops creative category in local government EXCELLENCE Awards Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce New Plymouth City Council as the winner of a local government arts and culture EXCELLENCE Award for its work in establishing ... More >>

Innovative Southland project wins excellence award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:56 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce Southland District Council’s Changing Direction - The Way Forward for Southland’s Roads programme as the winner of a local government EXCELLENCE Award. More >>

Hamilton central city safety plan wins excellence award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:55 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce Hamilton City Council’s Central City Safety Plan as the winner of a local government EXCELLENCE Award for successful community engagement. More >>

Employment initiative wins excellence award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:54 am | Local Government NZ

Employment initiative wins local government economic development EXCELLENCE Award Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce Matamata-Piako District Council and Kawerau District Council are the winners of a local government EXCELLENCE Award ... More >>

Auckland pest management project wins excellence award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:53 am | Local Government NZ

Auckland pest management project wins environment EXCELLENCE award Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce Auckland Council’s Hunua Ranges Pest Management Programme as the winner of a local government EXCELLENCE Award for environmental ... More >>

Former Wellington mayor honoured for service

Monday, 25 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Local Government NZ

Former Wellington mayor honoured for service to local government Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce Kerry Prendergast as the winner of a local government EXCELLENCE Award for her commitment to local government. Ms Prendergast was awarded ... More >>

Eight important issues debated at LGNZ AGM

Monday, 25 July 2016, 10:49 am | Local Government NZ

Eight important issues debated at Local Government New Zealand AGM The local government sector voted on eight significant issues when it gathered for its annual AGM in Dunedin today. There was a strong focus on local democracy, community and health issues in ... More >>

Future focus to Local Government New Zealand conference

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 12:22 pm | Local Government NZ

New Zealand is poised for a period of enormous change in the coming 30 years and initiatives to tackle the major shifts will be launched at the Local Government New Zealand 2016 Conference this weekend. More >>

LGNZ welcomes new infrastructure fund

Monday, 4 July 2016, 3:18 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand welcomes the Government’s announcement of a new $1 billion fund for housing infrastructure projects in high-growth cities. More >>

Candidate Week a chance to get informed ahead of election

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 1:23 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is encouraging potential candidates in the 2016 local elections to make the most of the resources available to them before they start their campaign. More >>

New standard announced for council performance

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:03 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand has today issued details of a new independent standards system that measures the performance of local authorities. More >>

Schoolchildren to ‘vote’ in local council elections

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 11:24 am | Local Government NZ

School children across New Zealand can experience a local council election first-hand as voters in the Kids Voting 2016 programme. More >>

National Policy Statement a useful addition

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:16 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand and its Metro Sector today welcomed the general approach of the Government’s draft National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity (NPS). More >>

LGNZ welcomes Northland Transportation Alliance

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 3:20 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand President, Lawrence Yule, welcomes the establishment of the Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) as an excellent example of collaborative leadership across four councils and the NZ Transport Agency. “This is a great example ... More >>

Local council candidates urged to come forward early

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 11:34 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is encouraging passionate leaders to get ahead of the game and start thinking about running for their upcoming local council elections now. More >>

LGNZ welcomes Minister of Finance clarity on Housing Policy

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 4:13 pm | Local Government NZ

LGNZ President, Lawrence Yule, has today welcomed the Minister of Finance’s clarity on the Government’s position on housing affordability. More >>

Local government Vote2016 campaign gains major partners

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:48 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has signed up a number of major partners in the Vote2016 campaign to lift nationwide voter participation in the October local council elections to more than 50 per cent. More >>

Local government supports fire services reform

Friday, 29 April 2016, 2:47 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) supports the reform announced today by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne which will merge and modernise New Zealand’s fire services. More >>

Online voting trial decision – a lost opportunity

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 5:07 pm | Local Government NZ

Further to the Government’s announcement, LGNZ has expressed disappointment that the online voting trial will not proceed in 2016 but remains committed to build on the momentum already created by trial councils for online voting to be an option ... More >>

 

 

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