Local government

21st Aug 19, 11:54am
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
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21st Aug 19, 6:34am
New board member Stephen Selwood says the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, which is being set up by the government, is the key to addressing the country's infrastructure deficit
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New board member Stephen Selwood says the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, which is being set up by the government, is the key to addressing the country's infrastructure deficit
21st Aug 19, 6:34am
13th Aug 19, 10:19am
Auckland Mayoral hopeful John Palino pulls out of the battle for the top job just days before nominations close 
Auckland Mayoral hopeful John Palino pulls out of the battle for the top job just days before nominations close 
13th Aug 19, 10:19am
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
2nd Aug 19, 3:12pm
China’s ban on the importing of recyclable materials is being felt here as New Zealand's waste problem grows
China’s ban on the importing of recyclable materials is being felt here as New Zealand's waste problem grows
2nd Aug 19, 3:12pm
27th Jul 19, 9:45am
High Court appeals line up against Auckland's potential East-West Link motorway even though the government hasn't publicly confirmed how, when or if it will be built
High Court appeals line up against Auckland's potential East-West Link motorway even though the government hasn't publicly confirmed how, when or if it will be built
27th Jul 19, 9:45am
26th Jul 19, 10:00am
Benje Patterson on looking beyond GDP, being pro-wellbeing and pro GDP growth, measuring things in a brave new world, the woolly wellbeing Budget and wellbeing budgeting coming to a council near you!
Benje Patterson on looking beyond GDP, being pro-wellbeing and pro GDP growth, measuring things in a brave new world, the woolly wellbeing Budget and wellbeing budgeting coming to a council near you!
26th Jul 19, 10:00am
24th Jul 19, 9:30am
Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
24th Jul 19, 9:30am
10th Jul 19, 4:01pm
High costs and hard decisions loom as Auckland Council works on plans to battle the effects of climate change
High costs and hard decisions loom as Auckland Council works on plans to battle the effects of climate change
10th Jul 19, 4:01pm
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
20th Jun 19, 4:17pm
Wellington City Council declares a climate emergency and signs off blueprint to become carbon neutral by 2050
Wellington City Council declares a climate emergency and signs off blueprint to become carbon neutral by 2050
20th Jun 19, 4:17pm
18th Jun 19, 3:22pm
Auckland Council confident of keeping debt under $9 billion at year's end as staff numbers grow
Auckland Council confident of keeping debt under $9 billion at year's end as staff numbers grow
18th Jun 19, 3:22pm
17th Jun 19, 12:49pm
New report highlights congestion problems in the country’s major cities
New report highlights congestion problems in the country’s major cities
17th Jun 19, 12:49pm
14th Jun 19, 6:55am
Local Government Minister reveals - amidst campaigning by the Infrastructure Minister and Auckland Mayor - Cabinet's to consider legislation to make organisations like Auckland Transport more transparent
Local Government Minister reveals - amidst campaigning by the Infrastructure Minister and Auckland Mayor - Cabinet's to consider legislation to make organisations like Auckland Transport more transparent
14th Jun 19, 6:55am
11th Jun 19, 4:53pm
The New Zealand Transport Agency says it's still working out the funding for a number of key Auckland transport projects
The New Zealand Transport Agency says it's still working out the funding for a number of key Auckland transport projects
11th Jun 19, 4:53pm
11th Jun 19, 3:46pm
Auckland Council joins other local authorities around the country in declaring a climate emergency. Steve Forbes looks at why they are doing this and what it might mean for insurance
Auckland Council joins other local authorities around the country in declaring a climate emergency. Steve Forbes looks at why they are doing this and what it might mean for insurance
11th Jun 19, 3:46pm

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