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3 Waters Report On Water Infrastructure

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:52 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has today released an issues paper ‘Exploring the issues facing New Zealand’s water, wastewater and stormwater sector’ as part of its sector-led 3 Waters project. More >>

LGNZ - national approach to natural hazard risk management

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 11:30 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has completed its review into managing risks from natural hazards and today releases a think piece on the findings. The think piece ‘Managing natural hazard risk in New Zealand – Towards more resilient communities’ ... More >>

LGNZ seeks collaboration on housing affordability

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 12:26 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) says local government, central government and the business sector need to work together with communities to address housing affordability across New Zealand. Housing affordability is a complex issue that is driven by multiple ... More >>

World-first for World Rivers Day

Friday, 26 September 2014, 3:19 pm | Local Government NZ

To mark World Rivers Day this Sunday regional councils are releasing their latest river data on the Land, Air, Water, Aotearoa (LAWA) website, a world first in reporting nation-wide water quality results in one place. Fran Wilde, chair of Local Government ... More >>

LGNZ congratulates National

Monday, 22 September 2014, 4:13 pm | Local Government NZ

LGNZ congratulates National Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) congratulates re-elected Prime Minister John Key and the National led government on winning their third consecutive term following Saturday’s general election. LGNZ President Lawrence Yule acknowledges ... More >>

LGNZ welcomes inquiry into land supply for housing

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 2:14 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government to request the Productivity Commission to look into ways to improve the supply and development of land for housing in New Zealand’s cities. More >>

GNZ welcomes support of waste water funds for small towns

Friday, 5 September 2014, 1:03 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed today’s announcement that the Green Party will invest $20 million per year for ten years, as part of their Sanitary Works Subsidy Scheme, to help small towns and communities upgrade their sewage treatment ... More >>

Communities should share in extraction royalties

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:26 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has come out strongly seeking a policy change for the distribution of a share of royalties from mineral, oil and gas extraction to the communities where the activity takes place. The Government receives hundreds ... More >>

Why Gisborne would need a ‘local share’ of royalties

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 1:42 pm | Local Government NZ

Every year the Government receives hundreds of millions of dollars in royalty payments for oil, gas, coal and mineral extraction in New Zealand. More >>

LGNZ advocates for the need for economic growth

Monday, 11 August 2014, 12:54 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has come out strongly stating its desire to see economic growth achieved across all of New Zealand. More >>

LGNZ advocates for the need for economic growth across NZ

Monday, 11 August 2014, 11:18 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has come out strongly stating its desire to see economic growth achieved across all of New Zealand. Regional economic development is gaining pace as an important topic of conversation within local government, central ... More >>

Smart digital investment transforms local economies

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:21 pm | Local Government NZ

Digital investment can have a significant impact on a community, but funds need to be used in a targeted way through smart investment to deliver economic results. More >>

Funding and infrastructure funding models explored

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:20 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) held an in-depth master class session on infrastructure funding as part of its conference at Nelson with more than 100 council managers, elected members and local government stakeholders attending. More >>

Expert tells local govt conference new is not always better

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:19 pm | Local Government NZ

Jonar Nader, Principal of Australian company Logictivity, travels the world to advise executives and government officials on innovation, productivity and leading-edge management. More >>

Local government engaging with youth

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:17 pm | Local Government NZ

Generation Y (those born between 1984 and 2002) are a demographic that have big ideas and a ‘fresh’ perspective, but their representation and engagement with local government has not always reflected this. More >>

Cricket World Cup lead shares wisdom on hosting major events

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:16 pm | Local Government NZ

Following the successful completion of the Rugby World Cup 2011, Therese Walsh was appointed Head of New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. More >>

LGNZ says a stronger response is needed on regulatory issues

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 5:01 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) acknowledges the Government’s response to the March 2013 Productivity Commission’s report “Towards Better Local Regulation” released today, but says it doesn’t go far enough. More >>

LGNZ welcomes Prime Minister to local government conference

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:56 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) was pleased to host the Prime Rt Hon John Key at the 2014 LGNZ Conference today in Nelson. The Prime Minister addressed the audience of 550 delegates including mayors, chairs, chief executives, councillors and senior ... More >>

LGNZ welcomes Labour’s announcement on regional development

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:01 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed today’s announcements from Leader of the Opposition David Cunliffe on regional development. The Hon Cunliffe launched Labour’s regional development policy to more than 550 delegates at the annual 2014 ... More >>

LGNZ releases election manifesto

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:25 am | Local Government NZ

LGNZ releases election manifesto focusing on the need for strengthening New Zealand’s communities and economies More >>

 

 

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