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Frontpage News - November 2019

Greetings from LGNZWhile the early stats showed that competitive local elections were on the cards around the country, and it appeared that more young people and women were putting their...

22 October 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - September 2019

Greetings from LGNZConversations and proposals around freshwater, urban development, climate change, drinking-water, youth employment and waste management have dominated political conversations across the country over the last month, and rightly so.  We've got...

5 September 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - July 2019

Greetings from LGNZHow do we empower communities to take charge of their social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being?  Through localism - a global concept that recognises that the best outcomes are a...

22 July 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - June 2019

We're ten days away from the LGNZ Conference, and that means the biggest night in local government is almost here - the LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards!

This year there are 14 amazing finalist entries vying...

25 June 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - May 2019

LGNZ are working to ensure that our regional, rural, city and district councils are having their say at the highest levels of government.  We're now almost half way through the 'year of...

13 May 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - March 2019

LGNZ's advocacy is focused on giving life to a strong democracy that provides a safe home for all faiths and walks of life.

Friday's attacks on the Linwood and Al Noor mosques in...

18 March 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - February 2019

We put sea level rise in the headlines with the release of 'Vulnerable: the quantum of infrastructure at risk of sea level rise,' sparking nationwide discussion.  In January, LGNZ President Dave Cull's oped on the proposed Urban Development Authority hit the proverbial RMA issues nail on the head, while LGNZ's position on water continues to provoke discussion ahead of the Three Waters Reform happening throughout the year.

25 February 2019  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - October 2018

In this edition of Frontpage News we focus on water, where there has been ongoing discussion around the three waters - drinking water, wastewater and stormwater - as well as...

31 October 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - December 2018

There have been some big announcements on water, housing, tourism and wellbeing over the last month, and LGNZ are asking the hard questions on them.  Read on to find out where we stand on these topics and what the media are saying.

31 October 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - September 2018

In this edition of Frontpage News we take a look at the big issues in local government and round up recent media coverage across climate change, waste management, tourism infrastructure...

12 September 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news