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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    A survey's suggesting most New Zealanders want local councils to have more control
     28 February 2019
    A survey's suggesting most New Zealanders want local councils to have more control
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    Wellington City Councillors will decide today whether to pour more money into the city's Town Hall
    27 Feb: Wellington City Councillors will decide today whether to pour more money into the city's Town Hall... more
    Auckland Council is proposing to drop the speed limit of many of the streets in the central city from 50km/h to 30km/h as it attempts to make things safer for pedestrians, cyclists and residents
    26 Feb: Auckland Council is proposing to drop the speed limit of many of the streets in the central city from 50km/h to 30km/h as it attempts to make things safer for pedestrians, cyclists and residents... more
    City councillors are being bombarded with emails from Lime e-scooter users
    25 Feb: City councillors are being bombarded with emails from Lime e-scooter users... more
    Wellington's mayor believes there is public support for the council to push ahead with earthquake strengthening the capital's town hall
    20 Feb: Wellington's mayor believes there is public support for the council to push ahead with earthquake strengthening the capital's town hall... more
    A Christchurch City Councillor is puzzled at an announcement claiming the rebuild's going so well
    19 Feb: A Christchurch City Councillor is puzzled at an announcement claiming the rebuild's going so well... more
    Surprise from a legal expert that local councils haven't taken action against Lime Scooters
    19 Feb: Surprise from a legal expert that local councils haven't taken action against Lime Scooters... more
    The Wellington City Council says the cause of yesterdays Tinakori Hill fire is likely human
    10 Feb: The Wellington City Council says the cause of yesterdays Tinakori Hill fire is likely human... more
    Nelson City Council is introducing water restrictions in all urban areas, effective from today
    30 Jan: Nelson City Council is introducing water restrictions in all urban areas, effective from today... more
    Auckland's Mayor will reveal whether he's running for re-election sometime within the next month
    27 Jan: Auckland's Mayor will reveal whether he's running for re-election sometime within the next month... more

     Most Popular Recent Local Politics News
     06 Nov: Sydney news: Sydney council may scrap Australia Day, a woman dies after school bus crash ++++++++
     19 Oct: A woman living in a tiny house has invoiced her regional council for nearly ten thousand dollars, for the anguish caused by trying to sort out her wastewater ++++
     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 +++

     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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