This Policy Statement sets out how LGNZ will work on behalf of our members to ensure they have the policy tools and levers to prepare for and meet the challenges facing New Zealand and its communities.
26 July 2016
This guide was prepared for LGNZ during the development of the business case for a Local Government Risk Agency. Click here to read the document.
26 July 2016
LGNZ has released Planning our future, an eight point programme of action designed to address a range of important issues with New Zealand's resource management system with the aim of furthering discussion about what would best suit the country's needs in the coming decade.
25 July 2016
How New Zealand faces up to dramatic changes over the next 30 years is the focus of a major programme of work launched by Local Government New Zealand. Over the next three decades New Zealand will have to adapt to significant economic, social, cultural and environmental changes.
14 January 2016
The Government has publicly released data which will assist its agencies – and the social sector - to better understand the needs of the most vulnerable New Zealanders.
18 December 2015
LGNZ surveyed mayors to identify the degree to which the changes made through the LGA Amendment Act 2012 have impacted on the day to day role of mayors.
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has today released its initial discussion document in its ‘blue skies’ review of the resource management system.
9 August 2016
LGNZ commissioned a paper which takes a high-level look at the interrelationships between the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA), the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) and the Land Transport Management Act 2003 (LTMA).
30 September 2015
LGNZ has released its 3 Waters project position paper "Improving New Zealand's water, Wastewater and Stormwater Sector" and is seeking feedback from the local government sector as part of a consultation process.
3 September 2015
LGNZ's major transport study, Mobilising the Regions, highlights the economic and social impact of strategic transport decisions nationally and in the regions, and the direct link between regional development, national prosperity, social well-being and cohesiveness.