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11 Mar 19, 4:42pm
Super city to conduct review of human resources amid a rapid growth in staffing costs
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4 Mar 19, 5:01pm
New Auckland Council and government working group to address housing and urban growth issues gets ready for action
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28 Feb 19, 11:51am
Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
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11 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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26 Nov 17, 6:51am
Ahead of the Government's new Tax Working Group, David Chaston casts a broad historical eye over NZ tax and how it's paid
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18 Apr 17, 11:45am
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
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30 Mar 17, 12:02pm
Land tax, council rates, land acquisition powers, value-capture tax & Auckland Council funding: Murray Sherwin chats to Alex Tarrant about improving NZ's urban planning framework
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22 Mar 17, 9:35am
How NZ could fix property taxation, face down the NIMBY problem, overhaul the RMA and drive sustainable urban development - OECD
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23 Jul 16, 8:21am
Ranjana Gupta says a land tax would broaden the tax base, depress land speculation, reduce the burden of tax on income, and shift taxation more to wealth
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12 Dec 15, 5:02am
Phil Goff on addressing Auckland's housing shortage without upsetting the NIMBYs; getting cosy with the Government; giving Auckland Council more decision-making powers & implementing road tolls
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30 Nov 15, 9:00am
The New Zealand Initiative’s Jason Krupp grudgingly argues that Auckland Council is right to give Nimbys the finger
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29 Nov 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues Infratil and the Wellington Council should take the risk of investing NZ$300 mln to extend the Wellington Airport, not the region's ratepayers and the nation's taxpayers in general
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26 Nov 15, 10:41am
As a city Auckland will have to embrace philosophical and structural change if it is to overcome its current growing pains
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23 Nov 15, 10:24am
The New Zealand Initiative’s Jason Krupp argues that Nick Smith should visit Montreal to see how shifting infrastructure costs can improve housing affordability
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22 Nov 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey asks why the talkback lines aren't running hot over the NZ$11,700 subsidy paid each year to every one of the Remuera Golf Club's members (including John Key) by Auckland Council ratepayers
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2 Nov 15, 10:28am
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says there is a strong case for applying the trial-and-error approach of the science lab to policy change
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22 Jul 15, 8:32am
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp likes much of what he sees in Local Government NZ's funding reform pitch but wants spending restraints on the table too
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21 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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28 Jun 15, 5:02am
Auckland's housing market faces a perfect storm of rising demand and supply shortages. A flood of investment from China into new homes could do the trick
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21 Jun 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says a 'negotiated settlement' of the Productivity Commission's 'prescription for shared pain' on the Auckland housing issue would be preferable, or else...
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