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2018 Media Releases

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Boost for tourism infrastructure in hotspot regions

Local Government New Zealand welcomes this morning’s announcement from the Government that $8.5 million in responsible camping infrastructure and initiatives will be implemented ahead of the 2018/19 peak season, as...

August 15, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Local government welcome action on single-use plastic bags

LGNZ welcome this morning’s announcement by the Government on action towards phasing out the use of single-use plastic bags.

August 10, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Package of options needed to fund local tourism infrastructure

LGNZ President Dave Cull has at this morning’s Quarterly Media Briefing congratulated the government on recognising that tourists should contribute to the costs of the infrastructure they use, however LGNZ...

August 7, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Let’s get the facts straight on waste

LGNZ President Dave Cull has backed a WasteMINZ report calling for investigation into the broadening and progressive increase of New Zealand’s Waste Levy at this morning’s LGNZ Quarterly Media Briefing,...

August 7, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Innovative projects recognised in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Palmerston North City Council and Rotorua Lakes Council have led the way at the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards.

July 17, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Palmerston North City Council wins top honours in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Palmerston North City Council projects have won two out of six categories, and shared the overall Judges’ Choice Award in the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards.

July 17, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Rotorua Lakes Council takes top honours in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Innovative Rotorua Lakes Council projects have won two out of six categories and shared the overall Judges’ Choice Award at the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards.

July 17, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Waipa District Council Heritage project a winner in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Waipa District Council’s innovative project to increase its community’s knowledge of its history is among winners of the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards 2018.

July 17, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Environmental honours for Wellington predator control project in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Wellington City Council’s Our Natural Capital programme, to protect the capital’s native biodiversity, is a winner in the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards.

July 17, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news

Community engagement wins Hawke’s Bay Councils commendations in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Strong community engagement has won two Hawke’s Bay council projects accolades in the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards 2018.

July 17, 2018  |  2018 Media Releases  |  National news