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Mayor intensifies focus on Value for Money

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:00:46 +1300 | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today voted in favour of Mayor Phil Goff’s sharper focus on delivering cost savings and efficiencies at Auckland Council by approving Council’s Appointment and Performance Review (APR) Committee oversight ...More >>

Council continues to approve Special Housing Areas

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:26:56 +1300 | Nelson City Council

Under the Housing Accord and Special Housing Areas Act, Nelson City Council has committed to working with the Government to improve housing supply in the Nelson Region. More >>

MBIE determination on automatic pool safety covers

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:21:35 +1300 | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has received MBIE’s determination on automatic pool safety covers and has accepted the Ministry’s findings. More >>

Auckland fuel tax a step closer

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:20:06 +1300 | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s introduction of legislation today to allow Auckland to apply for a regional fuel tax. More >>

AKL Council applies brakes to travel

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:57:11 +1300 | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Council’s adoption of a more stringent travel and gifts policy that will help reduce travel costs and ensure Council undertakes essential business travel only.More >>

Water focus for Regional Council

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:10:12 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chairman Doug Leeder is calling for all Bay of Plenty residents to consider their role in caring for water this World Water Day, 22 March. More >>

Waikato DHB Responds to SSC Report

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:19:03 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB has welcomed the State Services Commission report into unauthorised and unjustified spending by its former chief executive Dr Nigel Murray. You can read the report here More >>

Long Term Plan process moves to next stage

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:08:01 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are now processing submissions received on its Long Term Plan Consultation Document, with more than 200 received for Councillors to consider.More >>

Council to accept applications for Gita assistance

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:48:49 +1300 | Tasman District Council

Council set to accept applications to Government Gita assistance next week The Tasman District Council is looking to accept applications to the three sources of funding the Government has provided next week. While currently setting the criteria and process ...More >>

Omahu going gangbusters

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:35:19 +1300 | Hastings District Council

As drinking water and wastewater pipes are threaded through the newly zoned Omahu industrial area, land owners, developers and potential tenants are lining up to make the most of the new opportunity.More >>

Hazardous Waste Drop Offs Prove Popular

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:56:30 +1300 | Hurunui District Council

Over the past two weeks the Hurunui District Council has offered residents the opportunity to dispose of their hazardous waste at three different drop off points. These were hugely popular with 3.35 tonnes of hazardous waste collected. The three drop offs ...More >>

Philips brings adaptive intelligence to Northland DHB

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:38:30 +1300 | Philips

Philips brings adaptive intelligence to Northland DHB, the first user of Illumeo health informatics technology in ANZ and Asia Pacific Northland District Health Board is the first Illumeo site in Australia and New Zealand marking the entry of ...More >>

New Bore in Ngaruroro Ave Reserve, Whakatu

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:56:21 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Two of the district’s drinking water bores are being moved but will stay within the reserves they are currently sited in. More >>

Court lets Carter Holt drag councils into leaky schools suit

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:37:51 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) - Carter Holt Harvey won its bid to drag local authorities into its protracted leaky schools court case with the Ministry of Education, although the judge excluded buildings captured by a time-bar, and gave the building products ...More >>

Stormwater system to reduce flooding at Foxton Cemetery

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:36:30 +1300 | Horowhenua District Council

Work on a new stormwater system to reduce the risk of flooding in Foxton Cemetery is expected to begin at the end of April. More >>

NZPI Conference to Tackle Big Planning Issues

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:23:45 +1300 | NZ Planning Institute

Water quality and availability, rapid urbanisation, and the impact of natural hazards and climate change are among the top three planning issues to be discussed at the New Zealand Planning Institute’s conference Breaking New Ground held in Tauranga ...More >>

Foxton Beach Pump Track opens with celebration

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:59:46 +1300 | Horowhenua District Council

Cyclists, skateboarders and scooter riders of all ages and abilities gathered in Foxton Beach on Sunday 18 March for the opening of the new pump track at Holben Reserve. More >>

Five candidates to contest by-election

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:16:03 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Five people have put their names forward for the vacant Community Board position in the Lyttelton subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Ward. More >>

Hastings: Get fund application in now

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:06:38 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Get fund application in now More than $250,000 was shared out to groups doing community work last year, through Council’s Contestable Grants Fund. Applications to this year’s round are being accepted now.More >>

Vanuatu meets Kaipara

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:02:02 +1300 | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council were proud to host a delegation of government officials from Vanuatu recently, including Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon. Andrew Solomon Napuat.More >>


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