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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    Hong Kong's district council elections could send powerful message to China
     23 November 2019
    On Sunday the results of the election of these largely powerless officials will send a powerful message that could reshape the protest movement or draw the ire of an increasingly impatient China.
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    Leaked emails reveal the tension between Wellington City Council boss Kevin Lavery and councillor Simon Woolf
    22 Nov: Leaked emails reveal the tension between Wellington City Council boss Kevin Lavery and councillor Simon Woolf... more
    A local MP thinks there's been a breakdown in communication - between Otago Regional Council and Queenstown's local ferry operator
    21 Nov: A local MP thinks there's been a breakdown in communication - between Otago Regional Council and Queenstown's local ferry operator... more
    A call for better communication around closures in Auckland when the next stage of the City Rail Link gets underway
    16 Nov: A call for better communication around closures in Auckland when the next stage of the City Rail Link gets underway... more
    Auckland's mayor is worried about the consequences of a report on moving the city's port
    12 Nov: Auckland's mayor is worried about the consequences of a report on moving the city's port... more
    Sydney news: Sydney council may scrap Australia Day, a woman dies after school bus crash
    6 Nov: MORNING BRIEFING: A Labor mayor urges recognition of the "deep hurt" January 26 represents for Indigenous Australians, and a woman dies after being hit by a school bus full of children.... more
    Hamilton City Council's reassuring there's been no environmental damage, after it accidentally leaked human waste into the Waikato River
    5 Nov: Hamilton City Council's reassuring there's been no environmental damage, after it accidentally leaked human waste into the Waikato River... more
    Auckland Council's pleased with water quality results after last week's SkyCity convention centre fire
    1 Nov: Auckland Council's pleased with water quality results after last week's SkyCity convention centre fire... more
    A call for Wellington's new mayor to approach the Shelly Bay development with an open mind
    1 Nov: A call for Wellington's new mayor to approach the Shelly Bay development with an open mind... more
    The last member of Queenstown's Council is lost for words - after being chosen for the seat by lady luck
    31 Oct: The last member of Queenstown's Council is lost for words - after being chosen for the seat by lady luck... more

     Most Popular Recent Local Politics News
     06 Nov: Sydney news: Sydney council may scrap Australia Day, a woman dies after school bus crash +++++++++
     31 Oct: The last member of Queenstown's Council is lost for words - after being chosen for the seat by lady luck ++++
     24 Oct: Tauranga City Council workers are marking the first meeting of the new Council, with a strike +++
     27 Oct: Might Justin Lester regain the mayoral chains in Wellington? +++
     25 Oct: Wellington's mayor-elect has gone across the political spectrum to choose his deputy +++
     30 Oct: A Wanaka community group is taking Queenstown Lakes District Council to the High Court +++
     12 Nov: Auckland's mayor is worried about the consequences of a report on moving the city's port +++

     Local Politics NewsLinks
      25 Oct: Siblings reveal their parallel lives in local politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      18 Oct: Local body elections: mike lee's long career in local politics at an end: final results confirm pippa coom has won his seat on auckland council (NZ Herald)
      13 Oct: Wellington's ousted mayor and councillors philosophical about fickle politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      13 Oct: Keven mealamu's new job in local politics (NZ Herald)
      11 Oct: The curious case of the contested charges: an unprecedented week in local politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      10 Oct: No quick fixes to low voter turnout (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Oct: The cost of getting it wrong - bob simcock's $55m legacy of local government losses (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Sep: Political veteran penny hulse's last call: stop the politics (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Environment:
    Temperatures throughout much of the country are expected to be high and dry this weekend 12:27

    Motoring:
    Hong Kong's district council elections could send powerful message to China 12:27

    Law and Order:
    The stepbrother of Grace Millane's murderer says the guilty verdict - and hearing the gruesome details of her death - have been "incredibly hard" for the family 12:27

    Entertainment:
    Ray J's pregnant wife has accused him of leaving her and their daughter "stranded" in Las Vegas 12:22

    Rugby:
    Some handy advice for Dave Rennie 12:17

    Entertainment:
    Cardi B has always been motivated by her dreams of having a family 11:52

    Entertainment:
    Kelly Clarkson is amazed she "ruined Christmas" 11:22

    Living & Travel:
    Weekend Reads with Virginia Trioli: catch up on the stories of the week 11:17

    Law and Order:
    Court suppression orders are continuing to be breached - with Grace Millane's killer being named online 11:07

    Tennis:
    Dan Evans has ended his losing run at the Davis Cup tennis finals in Madrid to send Great Britain through to the semi-finals for the third time in five years 11:07

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