23 October 2014

South Waikato creates opportunities for youth

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The South Waikato District Council have collaborated with local industry leaders and Waiariki Institute of Technology to broaden training opportunities and lift the economy of the region. Read more

Jobs Stratford DC 2014

We are currently recruiting for the new CEO of the Stratford District Council.

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23 October 2014

LGNZ seeks to develop a national approach around natural hazard risk management

LGNZ has completed its review into managing risks from natural hazards and today releases a think piece on the findings. The think piece finds there is a need for a national approach to managing risk from natural hazards including principles for hazard reduction.  

8 October 2014

LGNZ seeks collaboration on housing affordability

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 factors including the availability of land, cost of building materials and demand on the housing market.

26 September 2014

World-first for World Rivers Day

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 LGNZ’s regional sector group, said that having information on water quality freely available to the public in an easy to understand format was vital.

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