Te Kāwanatanga ā-Rohe i Aotearoa
Local government in New Zealand

Local government is all about community.

Our nation brings together a diverse range of cultures, communities and voices, living, playing and working together to form Aotearoa New Zealand. At the heart of our country, is local government.

Explore the world of local government, local democracy, how councils/kaunihera work and the role you can play in shaping the future for your community.