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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    Banks must now wait for paternity decision
     23 August 2017
    Former Auckland mayor John Banks must now wait for the result of a paternity claim against him.
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    Kiwi 'murdered Canadian wife for money'
    23 Aug: A former Napier city councillor murdered his Canadian wife to cash out an insurance policy and get at her inheritance, a court has been told.... more
    Calls to replace Confederate statue with 'homegrown hero' Missy Elliott gather steam
    22 Aug: A petition to replace the Confederate monument in the US city of Portsmouth with one of Missy Elliott — a "true Portsmouth native hero" — attracts more than 26,000 signatures, enough to be submitted to the mayor and city council for consideration.... more
    Wallabies pests, not pets: Waikato council
    22 Aug: Waikato Regional Council is concerned people might be keeping wallabies as pets, saying the animals are pests that are hard to contain and cause costly damage.... more
    Rustlers pinch toilet in Canterbury gorge
    15 Aug: Timaru District Council is baffled by the theft of a toilet in Te Moana Gorge and face a $5000 bill to get it replaced.... more
    New bylaw for Auckland freedom campers
    12 Aug: Auckland Council will introduce a new bylaw for freedom camping, as it continues to gain popularity and cause issues for regional areas.... more
    Christchurch living wage set for October
    5 Aug: Christchurch City Council workers on the minimum wage will have more money in their pocket for Christmas after councillors opted for a living wage regime.... more
    Christchurch adopts the living wage
    3 Aug: Christchurch City Council has become the third council in New Zealand to introduce the living wage.... more
    Auckland getting new electric trains
    26 Jul: An Auckland Council committee has agreed to buy 17 new electric trains but the council will now have to find a good chunk of the $207m price tag.... more
    Sugar policy passes LGNZ vote
    26 Jul: The Local Government New Zealand conference has ended with a secret vote that asked all councils to consider developing a Sugar Sweetened Beverages policy.... more

     Most Popular Recent Local Politics News
     26 Jul: Sugar policy passes LGNZ vote ++++++++++++++
     26 Jul: Auckland getting new electric trains ++++++++++
     03 Aug: Christchurch adopts the living wage ++++++++
     12 Aug: New bylaw for Auckland freedom campers +++++++
     05 Aug: Christchurch living wage set for October ++++++
     15 Aug: Rustlers pinch toilet in Canterbury gorge ++++
     23 Aug: Kiwi 'murdered Canadian wife for money' +++

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      11 May: The latest: niece of france's le pen quits politics for now (NZ Herald)
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