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NZ First’s Campaign for the Regions shows welcome commitment: LGNZ

New Zealand First’s Campaign for the Regions which was launched yesterday contains a number of commitments Local Government New Zealand welcomes. 

June 26, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

LGNZ welcomes new move to deal with end-of-life tyres

A new National Environmental Standard to deal with New Zealand’s millions of waste tyres is an excellent step towards reducing the harmful impacts of used tyres. 

June 22, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Future-focused plan for New Zealand’s infrastructure needed, LGNZ says

New Zealand’s infrastructure is at a crossroads and needs to be a key focus in the upcoming election, Local Government New Zealand says. 

June 21, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Transformation Taita project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

A Hutt City Council project to transform recreational and educational opportunities for young people in Taita is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Moturoa/Rabbit Island management plan a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

An innovative approach to reviewing Moturoa/Rabbit Island’s reserve management plan (RMP) has made Tasman District Council a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Our Coromandel magazine a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

A high-end glossy magazine produced by Thames-Coromandel District Council each summer to engage with absentee ratepayers is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Waikato Healthy Rivers project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

An innovative approach by Waikato Regional Council to improving water quality in the Waikato and Waipa Rivers is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Waikato Placemaking project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

A Waikato District Council project to reclaim public spaces for community use, using the diverse skills of knitting circles and prisoners, is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand...

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Southland dairy effluent project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

A partnership between Environment Southland and major dairy industry players to support farmers needing to improve effluent management practices is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE...

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Palmerston North green corridors project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

A 16-year project partnering Palmerston North City Council with the community to establish green corridors of native plants from the Tararua Ranges through to Palmerston North City and the Manawatū...

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news