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Palmerston North Green Corridors project wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award

The environmental gains that can be made over the long term and through the dedication of many have reaped rewards for Palmerston North City Council. 

July 25, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Napier City Council wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award

Napier City Council’s City Vision: Small City Big Ideas project is a winner in the LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards, topping the Creative New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Best Creative Place category. 

July 25, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Rotorua mountain biking strategy wins local government EXCELLENCE Award

Turning Rotorua into a globally recognised destination for mountain bikers has paid dividends for the city and surrounds in many ways. 

July 25, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Outgoing LGNZ President honoured for contribution to local government

Local Government New Zealand is delighted to award Lawrence Yule the Department of Internal Affairs EXCELLENCE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Local Government. 

July 25, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Local government elects new President and votes on five remits at AGM

Local government has today elected a new Local Government New Zealand President, Dave Cull, to replace Lawrence Yule who steps down after nine years in the role.  

July 25, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Local government urges national action on climate change

Climate change poses one of the biggest threats to New Zealand’s way of life in the years to come and will require coherent, consistent and joint action across central and...

July 23, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

LGNZ election manifesto offers policy solutions for key issues

Changes to the way we fund infrastructure, improvements to our risk and resilience and new ways of protecting New Zealand’s water are outlined in the Local Government New Zealand election...

July 23, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Pathways to the prosperity of our communities

LGNZ President Lawrence Yule's opening address to the 2017 LGNZ Conference

July 23, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Local government to debate four remits and elect new President at AGM

The local government sector will voted on four issues when it gathers for its annual AGM in Auckland on Tuesday 25 July.  There is a focus on litter legislation, local...

July 21, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

LGNZ election manifesto calls for joint approach to managing risk and resilience

Local Government New Zealand is urging an incoming government to commit to a collaborative approach and urgent action to manage the risks posed to New Zealand communities from extreme weather...

July 18, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news