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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

Frontpage News - July 2018

LGNZ Conference 2018 and AGM headlines Frontpage news this month where the LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards winners were announced and Project Localism was launched by LGNZ and The New Zealand Initiative.

We...

26 July 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - June 2018

In Frontpage News this month, there is an update on the latest report due out of LGNZ's Water 2050 project, which focuses on the cost and funding of water infrastructure.

We are...

26 June 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - May 2018

This edition of Frontpage News features the release of the first Water 2050 discussion paper: Governance – A better framework for drinking water regulation.

We also advocate for the introduction of...

7 May 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news

Frontpage News - March 2018

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In this edition of Frontpage News we provide our early response to the Government’s $3 billion-over-three-years Provincial Growth Fund, preview this week’s meeting with Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis on...

8 March 2018  |  Frontpage News  |  National news