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Katikati celebrate the opening of a new centre Patuaki Manawa
Katikati celebrate the opening of a new centre Patuaki Manawa
30 July 2018
Locals are invited to come along to an afternoon of fun as Western Bay of Plenty District Council opens Katikati’s newest public facility,...
Rotorua CyWay July update
Rotorua CyWay July update
30 July 2018
Rotorua’s CyWay network will be looking more complete this summer with three projects nearly finished.   Contractors have been...
Opotiki District Council July Panui
Opotiki District Council July Panui
30 July 2018
With miles and miles of open sea, 160 kilometres of coastline, 13 clean, fast flowing rivers and 11,200 hectares of native bush and scrubland, the...
Priority 1 July 2018 Newsletter
Priority 1 July 2018 Newsletter
30 July 2018
Please click here to download Priority One’s newsletter, covering activities and news relating to economic development during July...
First electric vehicle added to Taupo District Council
First electric vehicle added to Taupo District Council
27 July 2018
A new electric vehic​le (EV) has been added to the Taupō District Council car pool fleet.    With a range of up to 230...
BOUNDARY ALTERATION UNDERWAY
BOUNDARY ALTERATION UNDERWAY
24 July 2018
Western Bay of Plenty District Council is preparing a proposal to alter the boundary between Tauranga City and Western Bay at Tauriko...
Multi-pronged approach to homelessness in Rotorua
Multi-pronged approach to homelessness in Rotorua
20 July 2018
A multi-pronged approach is underway to help Rotorua’s homeless and the Council continues to work with the Ministry of Social Development,...
Lakes developing draft model of care for mental health & addictions
Lakes developing draft model of care for mental health & addictions
20 July 2018
Lakes DHB has a draft new model of care for the mental health and addiction care provision across the Lakes district and is asking the community...
Whakatane renewable energy proposal received
Whakatane renewable energy proposal received
17 July 2018
A proposed renewable energy trial programme, prepared by Meridian Energy for the Whakatāne District Council, will be subject to a ‘due...
Rotorua Lakes Council takes top honours in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards
Rotorua Lakes Council takes top honours in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards
17 July 2018
Innovative Rotorua Lakes Council projects have won two out of six categories and shared the overall Judges’ Choice Award at the Local...
Bay of Connections July 2018 news update
Bay of Connections July 2018 news update
17 July 2018
Kia ora,   It has been a busy six months for Bay of Connections. Since the announcement of the Provincial Growth Fund earlier this...
Cr Trevor Maxwell receives honour for service
Cr Trevor Maxwell receives honour for service
16 July 2018
Local Government New Zealand has honoured Rotorua leader Cr Trevor Maxwell MZNM with the Minister of Local Government EXCELLENCE Award for...
Central and local government walking the same path on climate change adaptation strategy
Central and local government walking the same path on climate change adaptation strategy
16 July 2018
 Central and local government showed strong alignment on strategy for climate change adaptation as Local Government New Zealand President...
Local government debates key issues at annual conference
Local government debates key issues at annual conference
15 July 2018
Local government debates key issues at annual conference Published: 15 July 2018   News type: National news     ...
Bringing government back to the people - LGNZ and The New Zealand Initiative start Project Localism
Bringing government back to the people - LGNZ and The New Zealand Initiative start Project Localism
15 July 2018
Instead of relying on central government to decide what is good for our communities it is time to empower councils and communities themselves to...
Substantial review of local government funding welcome and needed
Substantial review of local government funding welcome and needed
15 July 2018
Local Government New Zealand is pleased with the terms of reference for the Productivity Commissions’ forthcoming inquiry into local...
Whakatane District Council Zero Carbon Bill submission
Whakatane District Council Zero Carbon Bill submission
13 July 2018
The Whakatāne District Council’s submission on the Ministry for the Environment’s proposed Zero Carbon Bill supports net zero...
Study reveals economic impact of Rotorua forest rides
Study reveals economic impact of Rotorua forest rides
12 July 2018
People who ride in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa forest contribute between $30m and $50m in spending annually to the local...
Establishing the Welfare Expert Advisory Group
Establishing the Welfare Expert Advisory Group
12 July 2018
The Government is committing to overhauling the welfare system, to ensure it is accessible and fair to all New Zealanders.   Hon...
Preliminary report on national Education Conversation released
Preliminary report on national Education Conversation released
11 July 2018
The national conversation to develop a vision for the future of education, and on making changes to education, is proving ‘hugely...
Warmer Kiwi Homes insulation programme launched
Warmer Kiwi Homes insulation programme launched
11 July 2018
The country has been hit with a series of cold snaps this winter but low-income homeowners can now warm up with grants covering two thirds of the...
Major infrastructure funding for Tauran ga City Council
Major infrastructure funding for Tauran ga City Council
11 July 2018
Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today announced $158 million of 10-year interest-free loans to Tauranga City Council to...
Master planning gets underway in Taupo CBD
Master planning gets underway in Taupo CBD
11 July 2018
Taupō District Council has selected a joint proposal from architectural design firm Warren and Mahoney and landscape architectural company Boffa...
Whanau Ora Review
Whanau Ora Review
11 July 2018
An independent panel has been appointed to review Whānau Ora.   The intention of the review is to ensure that Whānau Ora is providing...
Women get ready to take the wheel
Women get ready to take the wheel
10 July 2018
The group, which has just completed the 19-week course, represent half of the graduates, the highest number of females the course has had at any...
Leadership wananga being held in Rotorua
Leadership wananga being held in Rotorua
7 July 2018
​​​​Mentoring and empowering local rangatahi is a vital part of helping develop Rotorua’s future leaders.   Rotorua...
Housing for the homeless over Winter 2018
Housing for the homeless over Winter 2018
6 July 2018
No one needs to live in a car or be left out in the cold this winter. Our aim is that everyone who approaches us for help with housing is...
Collaboration key to Environmental Programme success
Collaboration key to Environmental Programme success
6 July 2018
An Environmental Programme with far-reaching community benefits is guaranteed for another five years after yesterday’s signing of a...