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Mountain bike strategy a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

A highly successful strategy to make Rotorua a globally recognised mountain bike destination is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Untamed natural wilderness brand a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

The staggering success of West Coast Regional Council’s new “Untamed natural wilderness” brand has made it a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Selwyn’s Izone industrial park a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Creation of New Zealand’s largest fully consented and development-ready industrial park has made Selwyn District Council a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Napier City Vision project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Napier City Council’s City Vision: Small City Big Ideas project is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Broad range in 17 finalists for local government EXCELLENCE Awards

From a weed blitz to mountain biking and innovative economic strategy, finalists in the 2017 Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards span a broad range of outstanding council leadership initiatives. 

June 14, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Queenstown winter roading report a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

An early morning roading report provided to thousands of motorists during winter months by Queenstown Lakes District Council is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

June 13, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  Local news

Freshwater Symposium shows commitment to water improvement

A Freshwater Symposium hosted by Local Government New Zealand last week showed there is a strong platform for improving freshwater quality in New Zealand. 

June 6, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

LGNZ policy priorities to inform election manifesto

New Zealand’s infrastructure, community resilience and how we respond to increasing impacts on our environment will be key areas of focus for local government in the coming three years. 

June 6, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Report back on fluoridation Bill highlights funding issue

Local Government New Zealand welcomes the Health Committee’s report on the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill and looks forward to its progress through Parliament.

May 31, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news

Havelock North report provides useful guidance for water management

Local Government New Zealand says the report into the Havelock North water contamination inquiry released yesterday makes an important contribution to water management practice in New Zealand. 

May 11, 2017  |  2017 Media Releases  |  National news