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National News

22 August 2017

New “league tables” released by the Taxpayers Union provide useful data but reaching meaningful conclusions by comparing councils is difficult, Local Government New Zealand says. 

17 August 2017

A national body incorporating both public and private interests to oversee New Zealand’s work to protect and improve our biodiversity could ensure efforts are coordinated and as effective as possible,...

15 August 2017

Local Government New Zealand welcomes the release of the Labour Party’s School Leavers' Toolkit, which includes a promise to introduce driving classes to all high school students.

Local News

16 May 2017

The small mid Canterbury town of Methven was on show last week as more than 200 Community Board, local and national government representatives from throughout New Zealand gathered for the...

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.

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