Local Government New Zealand says the Tourism Infrastructure Fund of $102m over four years announced today is a welcome contribution towards meeting the country’s tourism infrastructure needs.
Local Government New Zealand says the report into the Havelock North water contamination inquiry released yesterday makes an important contribution to water management practice in New Zealand.
The Productivity Commission’s new report into New Zealand’s urban planning system which highlights the need for councils in high growth areas to have access to more tools to fund infrastructure is spot on, Local Government New Zealand says.
Local Government New Zealand is delighted to be hosting the second New Zealand China Mayoral Forum in Wellington this year, following the successful inaugural event of 2015.
20 March 2017
With the busy tourism period coming to an end, Nelson’s temporary inner city freedom camping areas are due to close on 1 April 2017.
14 March 2017
A new policy group to advise local government on the big issues facing communities nationwide will bring together a diverse and capable team.
14 March 2017
The full extent of the infrastructure investment needed so communities can keep up with unprecedented tourism growth has been highlighted through a recent survey of local government.
Local Government New Zealand has launched a new piece of work to create a comprehensive framework that brings freshwater issues and water infrastructure into a coherent policy.
23 February 2017
A new approach to water policy is needed to ensure community expectations and government standards can be better met, Local Government New Zealand says.
3 February 2017
A commitment from the Government for more police for rural and provincial New Zealand will help alleviate pressures small communities have been facing from a shortage of police staff.