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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    Greater Wellington Regional Council staff are set to be under one roof for the first time since the Kaikoura Earthquake
     22 July 2019
    Greater Wellington Regional Council staff are set to be under one roof for the first time since the Kaikoura Earthquake
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    An envelope containing white powder, which was sent to the Tauranga City Council, is being examined by scientists
    22 Jul 2019: An envelope containing white powder, which was sent to the Tauranga City Council, is being examined by scientists... more
    A council candidate in the local body election believes Rotorua's parking system is complicated, and is turning people off using city shops
    20 Jul 2019: A council candidate in the local body election believes Rotorua's parking system is complicated, and is turning people off using city shops... more
    Matata locals are upset the Council has waited taken 14 years to reach a decision
    17 Jul 2019: Matata locals are upset the Council has waited taken 14 years to reach a decision... more
    John Banks says it's very likely he'll stand again for the Auckland mayoralty
    15 Jul 2019: John Banks says it's very likely he'll stand again for the Auckland mayoralty... more
    Christchurch City Council's chief executive will earn almost half a million dollars a year
    11 Jul 2019: Christchurch City Council's chief executive will earn almost half a million dollars a year... more
    Holiday Parks New Zealand says there's a better way to help local councils struggling under the weight of tourism than a bed tax
    6 Jul 2019: Holiday Parks New Zealand says there's a better way to help local councils struggling under the weight of tourism than a bed tax... more
    Local Government New Zealand says the buck stops with central government over council funding
    4 Jul 2019: Local Government New Zealand says the buck stops with central government over council funding... more
    There were a lot of young people in the room when Queenstown Lakes District Council declared a climate emergency today
    27 Jun 2019: There were a lot of young people in the room when Queenstown Lakes District Council declared a climate emergency today... more
    Greater Wellington regional council's signed off a 5.9 per cent average rates increase for the region
    25 Jun 2019: Greater Wellington regional council's signed off a 5.9 per cent average rates increase for the region... more

     Most Popular Recent Local Politics News
     30 Apr: Invercargill City Council is taking extreme action in response to Covid-19 - not taken by other councils +++++
     07 May: Southland's regional council has applied for almost 18 million dollars' worth of upgrades to its flood protection infrastructure, +++
     14 May: Members of Parliament, Mayors, the Police Commissioner and Defence Force chiefs are among those having pay cuts - for as long as six months +++
     06 May: A local football club has offered the Melbourne Storm its training ground in Albury, after the local council voted against the NRL side training at council-owned facilities +++
     15 May: Queenstown mayor Jim Boult has marked the Government's Budget seven out of 10 ++
     15 May: Rotorua's Mayor is praising the Government economic response to Covid-19 ++
     22 May: Auckland's mayor says the Resource Management Act is not fit for purpose ++

     Local Politics NewsLinks
      25 Oct: Fri, 25 Oct 2019: Siblings reveal their parallel lives in local politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      18 Oct: Fri, 18 Oct 2019: 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: Sun, 13 Oct 2019: Wellington's ousted mayor and councillors philosophical about fickle politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      13 Oct: Sun, 13 Oct 2019: Keven mealamu's new job in local politics (NZ Herald)
      11 Oct: Fri, 11 Oct 2019: The curious case of the contested charges: an unprecedented week in local politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      10 Oct: Thu, 10 Oct 2019: No quick fixes to low voter turnout (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Oct: Mon, 7 Oct 2019: The cost of getting it wrong - bob simcock's $55m legacy of local government losses (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Sep: Thu, 26 Sep 2019: Political veteran penny hulse's last call: stop the politics (Stuff.co.nz)
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