3 March 2015

Paihia wins community of the year award

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The Bay of Islands town of Paihia was named as Community of the Year!  The Far North District Council is bursting with pride as they have truly demonstrated what can be achieved when vision, talent, passion and determination come together. Read more

CBEC conference

Registrations are open for the Community Board conference taking place in May.

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5 March 2015

LGNZ welcomes Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s air quality report

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s positive new report ‘The state of air quality in New Zealand’, in response to the Government’s ‘2014 Air Domain Report’.

10 February 2015

Council finances in sound health but potential challenges in future decades

Following the LGNZ funding review discussion paper released last week, the Local Government Funding Agency has now completed its analysis of the most recent council financial reports.  The LGFA confirms LGNZ’s findings that while the local government sector is currently in sound financial health, demographic changes mean there could be challenges in future so financial sustainability needs to be considered.

2 February 2015

LGNZ review launches discussions on new funding model for local government

LGNZ’s Funding Review discussion paper outlines options for addressing current and likely future funding shortfalls in local government. The report, the first in a two-stage review, will be launched today.

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