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2017 Young Elected Members Retreat, 9-11 November, Selwyn


National News

11 October 2017

The second round of council assessments through the local government excellence programme CouncilMARK™ have been released and include the programme’s first AA rating.

11 October 2017

The Independent Assessment Board which oversees the local government excellence programme CouncilMARK™ has today released the second set of council assessments and ratings.

10 October 2017

Local Government New Zealand congratulates supermarket chains Progressive Enterprises and Foodstuffs for their decisive action on single use plastic bags. 

Local News

7 September 2017

Canterbury Museum is inviting visitors to view Quake City for free during the special exhibition’s reopening weekend, 16 & 17 September.

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...

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