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Below you will find LGNZ’s media releases and news from the sector, you can filter your search by clicking on the options to the left.  For media enquiries please contact:

Jason Krupp
Deputy Chief Executive Advocacy
029 924 1221
jason.krupp@lgnz.co.nz

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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.

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.

An updated economic development strategy combining a strong international focus with community consultation and alignment with council planning processes has made Hauraki District Council a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

A new Papakainga housing development policy, opening the way for utilisation of Māori land, has seen Hastings District Council named a finalist in the 2017 Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

 

A new 24 million litre reservoir that boosts Hamilton’s ability to cope with emergencies is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

The country’s largest roading alliance, set up by Waikato District Council and dramatically improving response times, is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

An intensive blitz on invasive weed velvetleaf by Waikato Regional Council is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. 

A 16-year project partnering Palmerston North City Council with the community to establish green corridors of native plants from the Tararua Ranges through to Palmerston North City and the Manawatū River is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

A partnership between Environment Southland and major dairy industry players to support farmers needing to improve effluent management practices is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.

A Waikato District Council project to reclaim public spaces for community use, using the diverse skills of knitting circles and prisoners, is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.