National News

29 March 2017

The Productivity Commission’s new report into New Zealand’s urban planning system which highlights the need for councils in high growth areas to have access to more tools to fund infrastructure...

27 March 2017

Local Government New Zealand is delighted to be hosting the second New Zealand China Mayoral Forum in Wellington this year, following the successful inaugural event of 2015. 

14 March 2017

Local Government New Zealand has launched a new piece of work to create a comprehensive framework that brings freshwater issues and water infrastructure into a coherent policy.

Local News

18 April 2017

Palmerston North City Council, Opus International Consultants and Green Infrastructural Services have won the New Zealand Planning Institute’s Best Practice Award for their consultation on the He Ara Kotahi pedestrian/cycle...

11 April 2017

Marlborough's mayor and an 18-year-old former college student have joined forces to help inspire leadership talents in each other.

23 March 2017

The Waimakariri District Council's (WDC) performance has come under scrutiny. Two assessors from Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) visited the district as part of LGNZ's local government excellence programme, Mayor David Ayers said.

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