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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    Buying a Queenstown house is 'impossible'
     20 October 2017
    A housing affordability taskforce is offering the Queenstown Lakes District Council ways families and workers can buy into the housing market.
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    Goff in London to look at infrastructure
    16 Oct: Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is having a look at how London has built and funded its major infrastructure projects.... more
    Locals to consider council Cathedral grant
    12 Oct: Christchurch residents are being consulted by council, to see if a $10 million grant towards the reinstatement of the cathedral will go ahead.... more
    Hamilton bus drivers march for living wage
    12 Oct: Go Bus drivers are calling on the Waikato Regional Council to help their employees secure the living wage.... more
    Bylaw to restrict sex workers not favoured
    11 Oct: A bylaw to regulate sex workers, who continue to work in a residential area in Christchurch, is not being supported by a council committee.... more
    Auck Council presses on with port's future
    10 Oct: Auckland Council's planning committee pressed ahead with plans to scope the next stage for the future of the city's port, even with political uncertainties.... more
    Hurricane Maria: Donald Trump's tweets not concerning Puerto Rican Mayor 'worried about saving lives'
    1 Oct: After San Juan's Mayor made an emotional plea for help to prevent people from dying in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, she is on the receiving end of Donald Trump's tweets — but she says she is not concerned about that.... more
    Big severance payment by Auckland Council
    1 Oct: A big severance payment by Auckland Council is raising eye brows and it is being further investigated.... more
    Dunedin mayor still keen on 5-star hotel
    30 Sep: Dunedin mayor Dave Cull wants to work with the developer of a five-star hotel that has been turned down for the city.... more
    Council stops bolt gun euthanasia
    26 Sep: Invercargill City Council has suspended the use of captive bolt guns for euthanising dogs after a public outcry.... more

     Most Popular Recent Local Politics News
     26 Sep: Council stops bolt gun euthanasia ++++++++
     01 Oct: Big severance payment by Auckland Council ++++++
     01 Oct: Hurricane Maria: Donald Trump's tweets not concerning Puerto Rican Mayor 'worried about saving lives' ++++
     30 Sep: Dunedin mayor still keen on 5-star hotel ++++
     16 Oct: Goff in London to look at infrastructure +++
     12 Oct: Hamilton bus drivers march for living wage +++
     10 Oct: Auck Council presses on with port's future +++

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