Days to the General Election: 20
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Local government

26th Sep 20, 6:33am
COVID-19 has massive implications for the future of Auckland's city centre, but it has also revealed a need to revisit the role the city centre plays in how we work, live and play there
COVID-19 has massive implications for the future of Auckland's city centre, but it has also revealed a need to revisit the role the city centre plays in how we work, live and play there
26th Sep 20, 6:33am
9th Sep 20, 3:58pm
National Party pledges consolidation of several existing entities into a national infrastructure "bank" to provide finance and advice for central and local government infrastructure projects
National Party pledges consolidation of several existing entities into a national infrastructure "bank" to provide finance and advice for central and local government infrastructure projects
9th Sep 20, 3:58pm
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Government - Local Government
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Government - Local Government
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
24th Jul 20, 11:36am
Government's new urban development policy could lead to greater parking congestion in both residential and commercial areas
Government's new urban development policy could lead to greater parking congestion in both residential and commercial areas
24th Jul 20, 11:36am
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8th Jul 20, 12:03pm
Government puts deal on table for local authorities: You give up some of your autonomy and team up to meet new water standards, we help cover the costs
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Government puts deal on table for local authorities: You give up some of your autonomy and team up to meet new water standards, we help cover the costs
8th Jul 20, 12:03pm
3rd Jul 20, 9:41am
Auckland Council's economists investigate the idea of changing the rating valuation process to focus solely on land values
Auckland Council's economists investigate the idea of changing the rating valuation process to focus solely on land values
3rd Jul 20, 9:41am
6th May 20, 6:21pm
CEO Matt Whineray says NZ Super Fund still keen on Auckland light rail project; also interested in climate adaption projects & expects government contributions to continue
CEO Matt Whineray says NZ Super Fund still keen on Auckland light rail project; also interested in climate adaption projects & expects government contributions to continue
6th May 20, 6:21pm
3rd May 20, 6:31am
Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
3rd May 20, 6:31am
24th Apr 20, 5:45pm
Auckland Council faces massive drop in revenue due to the lockdown and the expected recession, proposes to broaden its rates deferral scheme for businesses and residents facing hardship
Auckland Council faces massive drop in revenue due to the lockdown and the expected recession, proposes to broaden its rates deferral scheme for businesses and residents facing hardship
24th Apr 20, 5:45pm
22nd Apr 20, 3:01pm
Kirdan Lees says the idea of lower local government rates for everyone doesn’t stack up and cutting rates would ultimately be counterproductive, leading to deferral of capital investments
Kirdan Lees says the idea of lower local government rates for everyone doesn’t stack up and cutting rates would ultimately be counterproductive, leading to deferral of capital investments
22nd Apr 20, 3:01pm
17th Apr 20, 9:34am
Auckland Council says the economic fallout from COVID-19 is threatening its ability to deliver a balanced budget and comply with its debt to revenue ratio policy
Auckland Council says the economic fallout from COVID-19 is threatening its ability to deliver a balanced budget and comply with its debt to revenue ratio policy
17th Apr 20, 9:34am
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
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7th Apr 20, 4:20pm
RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
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RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
7th Apr 20, 4:20pm
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
13th Mar 20, 10:00am
Geoff Simmons on a UBI stimulus package for coronavirus, rangatiratanga, local government funding & localism, funding political parties and tech optimism in the face of environmental crisis
Geoff Simmons on a UBI stimulus package for coronavirus, rangatiratanga, local government funding & localism, funding political parties and tech optimism in the face of environmental crisis
13th Mar 20, 10:00am
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
1st Nov 19, 10:00am
Benje Patterson on attracting people, economic development as a long game, the importance of economic gardening, the working world is changing and making economic development inclusive
Benje Patterson on attracting people, economic development as a long game, the importance of economic gardening, the working world is changing and making economic development inclusive
1st Nov 19, 10:00am
30th Oct 19, 4:39pm
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff gets set to appoint deputy mayor and new committee chair-people at council's first meeting of the new term
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff gets set to appoint deputy mayor and new committee chair-people at council's first meeting of the new term
30th Oct 19, 4:39pm
29th Oct 19, 4:32pm
Auckland councillor Chris Darby says it's not just Council Controlled Organisations that should be reviewed
Auckland councillor Chris Darby says it's not just Council Controlled Organisations that should be reviewed
29th Oct 19, 4:32pm
Days to the General Election: 20
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