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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:

Sean Gillespie
Media Manager
021 914 464
sean.gillespie@lgnz.co.nz

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Housing is one of the most significant issues facing New Zealanders and Local Government New Zealand agrees with ACT Party leader David Seymour that new approaches are needed to ensure better outcomes for Kiwis. 

Federated Farmers adding its voice to the call for more central government funding for tourism infrastructure is welcomed by Local Government New Zealand. 

Upper Harbour Local Board is encouraging residents to explore their blue backyard this summer.

Local Government New Zealand welcomes the Government’s proposals to ban products containing plastic microbeads and hopes it signals a new approach to removing plastics from the environment.

Passion is what drives Rachel Thomas in her work with local government, and after being awarded 2016 LGNZ Top Student for Local Government paper, she can now celebrate that passion with the recognition of her colleagues, local government and the industry at large.