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Joint approach to new research of land and water management

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 03:23:11 +1200 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and the University of Waikato are joining forces to foster new research into how best to support the sustainable use and protection of natural resources.More >>

Representation Review working party responds to views

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:36:11 +1200 | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has been consulting on its review of the boundaries for electing councillors. This is a review required under legislation to consider fair representation for communities of interest.More >>

Audit commends Council’s approach to drinking water supply

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:35:07 +1200 | Kapiti Coast District Council

The recently released Auditor-General’s report, Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water , shows that the Kāpiti Coast District Council is setting a good example in their future-focused approach to supplying drinking water. The report ...More >>

Council welcomes Environment Court decision

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:02:05 +1200 | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is pleased with the decision by the Environment Court released on 21 September confirming that it can go ahead with its planned 1080 operation in the Hunua Ranges.More >>

Top international students win internships

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:05:46 +1200 | ATEED

Top international students win internships with leading Auckland businesses RELEASE SUMMARY • The inaugural Global Talent Showcase launched this week – an initiative delivered through ATEED’s Study Auckland and HR consultancy Talent SolutionsMore >>

Strong support for Waimea Dam Local Bill

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:41:51 +1200 | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council is heartened by the support shown at the introduction of its Local Bill to gain access to land for the Waimea Community Dam. More >>

Tukituki Water Taskforce meet for the first time

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:40:38 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A taskforce set up to look for solutions to water quantity issues in Central Hawke’s Bay met for the first time yesterday in Waipawa. More >>

Submissions closing soon on the Proposed District Plan

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:38:50 +1200 | Waikato District Council

There has been a lot of interest in Waikato District Council’s Proposed Waikato District Plan and the public are reminded that submissions close next month. More >>

Tsunami warning sirens to be tested

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:30:23 +1200 | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are advised not to be alarmed when the region’s tsunami sirens have their twice yearly test at noon on Sunday 30 September. Coinciding with the start of daylight savings, the test sequence will be three sets of tones, each signalling ...More >>

Council proposes partnership on new social housing site

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:52:54 +1200 | Wellington City Council

A partnership with central government could result in Wellington City Council leasing 104 new social housing units to Housing New Zealand (HNZ). More >>

Kama sutra funding typifies Local Board excesses

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:30:06 +1200 | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Funding for kama sutra exemplifies some Local Boards’ frivolous approach to ratepayer money, says the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance . More >>

QLDC Requests Development Proposals for Lakeview Site

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:07:30 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has engaged three potential private-sector development partners in a selection process for a preferred master developer to create a new mixed commercial and residential precinct at the Lakeview site.More >>

Tasman District Council (Waimea Water Augmentation Scheme)

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:06:38 +1200 | Office of the Clerk

The Governance and Administration Committee has opened for public submissions on the Tasman District Council (Waimea Water Augmentation Scheme) Bill. More >>

Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:14:37 +1200 | Controller and Auditor-General

Auditor-General’s report, Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water The Auditor-General’s report Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water was presented to the House of Representatives today. We audited three district councils ...More >>

Canterbury innovation on display at NZ Cup & Show Week

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:14:40 +1200 | ChristchurchNZ

The humble Canterbury mudfish might seem a bit out of place amidst the glitz and glamour of New Zealand Cup and Show Week. More >>

Storm damage repair work underway at Hannafords Wharf

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:45:57 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work starts today to repair sections of the Hannafords Wharf footpath, damaged after a storm in July. More >>

Westland District Council’s Chief Executive Remuneration

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:48:44 +1200 | Westland District Council

In response to the comments by the New Zealand Taxpayer’s Union regarding the salary paid to the Chief Executive (CE), Westland District Council would like to provide the following:More >>

Govt needs to consider ratepayer burden in 3 waters policy

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:20:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The government will have to consider what could be a heavy burden for ratepayers upgrading the nation's three-waters systems, and work on how to deliver that will continue into next year, Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta ...More >>

Wellington bus network changes to be reviewed

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:50:51 +1200 | RNZ

Wellington's new bus network will be independently reviewed after ongoing complaints of buses being late, too full to board or not showing up at all. More >>

Government urged to keep an open mind on water

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:23:41 +1200 | Local Government NZ

Government urged to keep an open mind on water Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is urging central government to keep its policy options open, and work collaboratively with local government to find the best solution so that New Zealanders continue to ...More >>


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