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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Local Politics articles  Local Politics
    Local Government New Zealand says the buck stops with central government over council funding
     4 July 2019
    Local Government New Zealand says the buck stops with central government over council funding
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    There were a lot of young people in the room when Queenstown Lakes District Council declared a climate emergency today
    27 Jun: 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: Greater Wellington regional council's signed off a 5.9 per cent average rates increase for the region... more
    Auckland Council is waiting to hear the results of investigations into the death of a man riding an e-scooter
    25 Jun: Auckland Council is waiting to hear the results of investigations into the death of a man riding an e-scooter... more
    Auckland Transport says it's sad to hear about the death of a man who'd been riding an electric scooter in Auckland
    25 Jun: Auckland Transport says it's sad to hear about the death of a man who'd been riding an electric scooter in Auckland... more
    Auckland's mayor is calling for radical and urgent changes to the Building Act and Building Code
    17 Jun: Auckland's mayor is calling for radical and urgent changes to the Building Act and Building Code... more
    There are urgent calls for Canterbury's waterways to be tested, following an international study which links polluted water to bowel cancer
    13 Jun: There are urgent calls for Canterbury's waterways to be tested, following an international study which links polluted water to bowel cancer... more
    Queenstown residents are hopeful the Government approves their desire for a bed tax
    7 Jun: Queenstown residents are hopeful the Government approves their desire for a bed tax... more
    The walk to Cape Kidnappers has reopened... with warnings to avoid the area due to risk of death
    7 Jun: The walk to Cape Kidnappers has reopened... with warnings to avoid the area due to risk of death... more
    Hawke's Bay Regional Council has given the green light to partially privatising Napier Port
    29 May: Hawke's Bay Regional Council has given the green light to partially privatising Napier Port... 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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