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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    Auckland getting new electric trains
     26 July 2017
    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.
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    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
    Living wage vote hits Christchurch
    24 Jul: The living wage will be voted on this week by Christchurch City Council.... more
    Dunedin's emergency state lifted
    24 Jul: Dunedin has now moved into recovery phase but the clean up will take weeks, while a state of emergency remains in place in Christchurch.... more
    Councils' climate change message for govt
    23 Jul: Mayors have gathered for a conference and annual meeting at which they will discuss many issues, including govt action on climate change, and elect a new boss.... more
    Dunedin welcomes Team NZ and the Auld Mug
    13 Jul: Team NZ has paraded through Dunedin with the America's Cup, cheered on by beanie-wearing residents braving the city's cold snap.... more
    Hamilton's mayor rapt with kick-start
    11 Jul: Hamilton Mayor Andrew King is delighted government cash will kick-start a long-talked-about housing project in his city, but it won't solve a housing crisis.... more
    Grenfell Tower: UK Government sends in taskforce to help local officials with 'longer-term recovery'
    6 Jul: The British Government is sending in a taskforce of outside experts to help oversee recovery efforts from the Grenfell Tower fire, after strong criticism of the local council's response.... more
    Campaign signs cause bother for Labour
    3 Jul: Labour's Ohariu candidate Greg O'Connor has removed campaign signs after Wellington City Council said they breached district planning rules.... more
    Quake aftermath and lessons continue
    3 Jul: As Christchurch's council considers whether to restore the Anglican cathedral there is talk about what lessons were learned from the city's quakes.... more

     Most Popular Recent Local Politics News
     13 Jul: Dunedin welcomes Team NZ and the Auld Mug +++++++
     03 Jul: Campaign signs cause bother for Labour ++++++
     03 Jul: Quake aftermath and lessons continue ++++++
     28 Jun: John Banks loses in Supreme Court +++++
     29 Jun: Banks to answer paternity case in July +++++
     11 Jul: Hamilton's mayor rapt with kick-start +++++
     06 Jul: Grenfell Tower: UK Government sends in taskforce to help local officials with 'longer-term recovery' ++++

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