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  •   Home > News > Local Politics

    The Productivity Commission will hold an inquiry into local government funding and financing

    The Productivity Commission will hold an inquiry into local government funding and financing


    Finance Minister Grant Robertson made the announcement during a speech at the Local Government New Zealand Annual General Meeting in Christchurch today.

    He says the inquiry will investigate the drivers of local authority cost pressures.

    Robertson says it will also give recommendations for how councils can maintain and deliver services and infrastructure in cost-effective ways into the future.

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