3 February 2017
More cops a much needed step
A commitment from the Government for more police for rural and provincial New Zealand will help alleviate pressures small communities have been facing from a shortage of police staff.
25 January 2017
ACT’s housing ideas have merit, LGNZ says
Housing is one of the most significant issues facing New Zealanders and Local Government New Zealand agrees with ACT Party leader David Seymour that new approaches are needed to ensure better outcomes for Kiwis.
24 January 2017
Call for greater tourism funding for communities welcomed
Federated Farmers adding its voice to the call for more central government funding for tourism infrastructure is welcomed by Local Government New Zealand.
23 January 2017
Explore the northern Waitematā Harbour
Upper Harbour Local Board is encouraging residents to explore their blue backyard this summer.
17 January 2017
New plastics policy welcomed but further steps needed, LGNZ says
Local Government New Zealand welcomes the Government’s proposals to ban products containing plastic microbeads and hopes it signals a new approach to removing plastics from the environment.
16 January 2017
Ashburton Policy Advisor wins LGNZ award
Passion is what drives Rachel Thomas in her work with local government, and after being awarded 2016 LGNZ Top Student for Local Government paper, she can now celebrate that passion with the recognition of her colleagues, local government and the industry at large.