LGNZ

8th May 19, 12:09pm
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What people are saying about the Government's announced targets on reducing emissions to limit global warming
What people are saying about the Government's announced targets on reducing emissions to limit global warming
8th May 19, 12:09pm
26th Apr 19, 1:24pm
Government considers capping councils' liability for covering costs of shonky building work; MBIE hesitant, builders supportive, insurers want risks mitigated
Government considers capping councils' liability for covering costs of shonky building work; MBIE hesitant, builders supportive, insurers want risks mitigated
26th Apr 19, 1:24pm
7th Mar 19, 2:50pm
OECD report says New Zealand government needs to work on a national plan for rising sea levels, but highlights local government work in Hawke's Bay
OECD report says New Zealand government needs to work on a national plan for rising sea levels, but highlights local government work in Hawke's Bay
7th Mar 19, 2:50pm
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24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
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Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
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11th May 18, 1:44pm
Central govt asks Productivity Commission to probe local govt funding; acknowledges some of the councils facing the biggest cost increases have shrinking rating bases
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Central govt asks Productivity Commission to probe local govt funding; acknowledges some of the councils facing the biggest cost increases have shrinking rating bases
11th May 18, 1:44pm
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7th Mar 18, 1:03pm
Having forked out $240m for damage caused by extreme weather events in the last year, insurers call for the establishment of a central agency to oversee a plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change; LGNZ on a similar page
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Having forked out $240m for damage caused by extreme weather events in the last year, insurers call for the establishment of a central agency to oversee a plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change; LGNZ on a similar page
7th Mar 18, 1:03pm
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6th Dec 17, 2:02pm
Government inquiry into Havelock North water contamination finds 'widespread' and 'systemic' failures among NZ's water suppliers; Local councils and the Ministry of Health to blame
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Government inquiry into Havelock North water contamination finds 'widespread' and 'systemic' failures among NZ's water suppliers; Local councils and the Ministry of Health to blame
6th Dec 17, 2:02pm
13th Nov 17, 2:50pm
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
13th Nov 17, 2:50pm
15th Mar 17, 8:01am
Councils facing debt covenant headwinds faced with finding new revenue streams or increasing rates. But will today's ratepayers be happy funding the next generation's infrastructure costs?
Councils facing debt covenant headwinds faced with finding new revenue streams or increasing rates. But will today's ratepayers be happy funding the next generation's infrastructure costs?
15th Mar 17, 8:01am
14th Mar 17, 12:34pm
Local Government NZ highlights housing and tourism infrastructure spending pressures, wants a slice of the GST revenue brought in from tourists
Local Government NZ highlights housing and tourism infrastructure spending pressures, wants a slice of the GST revenue brought in from tourists
14th Mar 17, 12:34pm
7th Mar 16, 9:45am
The NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp examines the most vital principles of urban economics
The NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp examines the most vital principles of urban economics
7th Mar 16, 9:45am
7th Dec 15, 8:50am
The NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp believes local authorities need incentives to be more open to economic growth while central government needs to be more responsive to local needs
The NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp believes local authorities need incentives to be more open to economic growth while central government needs to be more responsive to local needs
7th Dec 15, 8:50am
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2nd Nov 15, 3:51pm
English launches 'blue skies' Productivity Commission review into Resource Management, Local Government and Land Transport Management Acts to transform urban planning and tackle housing affordability
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English launches 'blue skies' Productivity Commission review into Resource Management, Local Government and Land Transport Management Acts to transform urban planning and tackle housing affordability
2nd Nov 15, 3:51pm
26th Jul 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey explains how Councils could ease RMA and other restrictions to kick-start economic growth, and in exchange get a cut from Government of the fruits of that growth
Bernard Hickey explains how Councils could ease RMA and other restrictions to kick-start economic growth, and in exchange get a cut from Government of the fruits of that growth
26th Jul 15, 5:02am
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21st Jul 15, 10:14am
Local Govt NZ releases funding review report proposing 'special economic zones' where Councils share in fruits of growth; road user charges, visitor levies and fuel taxes also proposed
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Local Govt NZ releases funding review report proposing 'special economic zones' where Councils share in fruits of growth; road user charges, visitor levies and fuel taxes also proposed
21st Jul 15, 10:14am
11th May 15, 10:05am
Smith announces 10-20 year delay to rules on assessing and fixing quake-prone buidings; Expected cost almost halved to NZ$777 mln; Auckland, Dunedin big winners
Smith announces 10-20 year delay to rules on assessing and fixing quake-prone buidings; Expected cost almost halved to NZ$777 mln; Auckland, Dunedin big winners
11th May 15, 10:05am
3rd Feb 15, 10:07am
Key agrees with LGNZ that rates not perfect, but not interested in 'opening floodgates' to new council taxes and spending; suggests they use more debt, delayed rates for pensioners
Key agrees with LGNZ that rates not perfect, but not interested in 'opening floodgates' to new council taxes and spending; suggests they use more debt, delayed rates for pensioners
3rd Feb 15, 10:07am
2nd Feb 15, 10:05am
Local Govt NZ releases discussion paper calling for councils to have broader taxing powers to bridge current gap between spending and revenue
Local Govt NZ releases discussion paper calling for councils to have broader taxing powers to bridge current gap between spending and revenue
2nd Feb 15, 10:05am
13th Apr 14, 6:32am
Bernard Hickey thinks any move by councils to tax incomes, spending, road usage and congestion to lessen the rates burden on ageing property owners is unfair on younger and poorer generations
Bernard Hickey thinks any move by councils to tax incomes, spending, road usage and congestion to lessen the rates burden on ageing property owners is unfair on younger and poorer generations
13th Apr 14, 6:32am
9th Apr 14, 4:43pm
Local Government NZ launches council funding review; says property rates may not be sustainable; Road tolling, sales taxes, income taxes mooted as alternatives
Local Government NZ launches council funding review; says property rates may not be sustainable; Road tolling, sales taxes, income taxes mooted as alternatives
9th Apr 14, 4:43pm

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