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Have Your Say on Trade for All
Have Your Say on Trade for All
31 August 2018
Last week Trade for All consultations were launched by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and David Parker (Minister for Trade and Export...
Priority 1 August 2018 Newsletter
Priority 1 August 2018 Newsletter
30 August 2018
Please click here to download Priority One’s newsletter, covering activities and news relating to economic development during August...
Schools in Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay to benefit from 73m for major redevelopment
Schools in Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay to benefit from 73m for major redevelopment
30 August 2018
The Government is investing $73 million into building 39 new classrooms at schools in Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Hawke's Bay, and into...
Taupo District 2050 growth strategy open for submissions
Taupo District 2050 growth strategy open for submissions
28 August 2018
​Feedback is being sought on the growth strategy Taupo District Council will use to help guide development across the district for the next 30...
Wananga underway on the future of Maori education
Wananga underway on the future of Maori education
28 August 2018
Following on from the Education Summit, a series of wānanga are being held from Kaitaia to Dunedin to help shape the future of Māori education,...
Government to make life better for renters
Government to make life better for renters
27 August 2018
The public is being asked for feedback on new Government proposals aimed at making life better for renters, Housing and Urban Development Minister...
Latest Infometrics update
Latest Infometrics update
24 August 2018
According to the latest Infometrics quarterly economic report, Rotorua’s economic momentum continues to support the district’s growth...
Collaborative approach to wharf redevelopment in Whakatane
Collaborative approach to wharf redevelopment in Whakatane
23 August 2018
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Limited and the Whakatāne District Council have formed a joint governance group to oversee...
ALL-DAY CELEBRATIONS MARK KATIKATI LIBRARY OPENING
ALL-DAY CELEBRATIONS MARK KATIKATI LIBRARY OPENING
23 August 2018
Katikati’s new $4.5 million library – The Centre – Pātuki Manawa – is open to the public following a day of opening...
Stopbank completion marks major milestone in flood-repair project
Stopbank completion marks major milestone in flood-repair project
22 August 2018
The completion last week of the new section of the College Road stopbank in Edgecumbe marks a major milestone in the Bay of Plenty Regional...
Funding received for freedom camping initiatives in Tauranga
Funding received for freedom camping initiatives in Tauranga
20 August 2018
Tauranga City Council is the successful recipient of a $150,000 government grant to improve freedom camping initiatives in Tauranga before the...
MSD trials work-readiness grant fund in Auckland
MSD trials work-readiness grant fund in Auckland
20 August 2018
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has established a grant fund – Ka Hao Tangata - to support smaller community-based organisations to...
Councils back the Government waste work programme
Councils back the Government waste work programme
20 August 2018
Local Government New Zealand are pleased to see a waste work programme announced today by the Associate Minister for the Environment will aim to...
Waste work programme to tackle tough problems
Waste work programme to tackle tough problems
19 August 2018
Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage has announced a programme of work to take action on New Zealand’s long-neglected waste...
Holistic approach to wellbeing indicators
Holistic approach to wellbeing indicators
17 August 2018
What does wellbeing mean to you as a kiwi? How do you think we should measure New Zealand’s wellbeing?   Stats NZ is developing...
Western Bay Council Recieves funding for freedom camping
Western Bay Council Recieves funding for freedom camping
16 August 2018
Western Bay of Plenty District Council has been granted $340,000 to help manage freedom camping over the coming summer.   Council...
Construction underway for Rotoiti and Rotoma lakes
Construction underway for Rotoiti and Rotoma lakes
16 August 2018
A sewerage scheme which aims to protect the environmental and cultural health of the lakes in Rotoiti and Rotomā is now being built for its...
Better national reporting needed to understand compliance approaches to dairying
Better national reporting needed to understand compliance approaches to dairying
16 August 2018
A Forest and Bird report released this week regarding Regional Council compliance, monitoring and enforcement (CME) of the dairy sector in 2016/17...
Boost for tourism infrastructure in hotspot regions
Boost for tourism infrastructure in hotspot regions
15 August 2018
Local Government New Zealand welcomes this morning’s announcement from the Government that $8.5 million in responsible camping...
An Emissions Trading Scheme fit for purpose
An Emissions Trading Scheme fit for purpose
13 August 2018
Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Minister for Climate Change James Shaw have today opened consultation on improvements to the Emissions Trading...
Local government welcome Government action on single-use plastic bags
Local government welcome Government action on single-use plastic bags
10 August 2018
  LGNZ welcome this morning’s announcement by the Government on action towards phasing out the use of single-use plastic...
New directions for Social Housing
New directions for Social Housing
10 August 2018
Over 60 people gathered to participate in a discussion with Housing NZ’s Regional Manager Darren Toy, General Manager Accessible Properties...
MAYORAL MENTORING REAPING REWARDS FOR CALE
MAYORAL MENTORING REAPING REWARDS FOR CALE
9 August 2018
Cale Borell, a rangatahi from Te Puna, is more determined than ever to achieve great things having begun a mentoring and leadership programme with...
Rotorua lakefront development concepts presented
Rotorua lakefront development concepts presented
9 August 2018
The concept design for Rotorua’s lakefront development features a curved 600m boardwalk that reflects the lake’s scalloped shoreline...
Plastic-Free July a success in Taupo
Plastic-Free July a success in Taupo
9 August 2018
Following a huge amount of effort and planning, Plastic-Free July in Taupo has been deemed a success.   With plenty of education...
Opotiki District Council staff take skills to Vanuatu
Opotiki District Council staff take skills to Vanuatu
9 August 2018
Two Opotiki District Council employees recently spent a week in Vanuatu building relationships, sharing skills and mentoring similar roles in...
Whakapaewaka Bridge opens for walking and cycling
Whakapaewaka Bridge opens for walking and cycling
8 August 2018
Whakapaewaka Bridge over the State Highway 29 Takitimu Drive Toll Road opened this week after a blessing and official opening on Wednesday, 8...
Rangatahi talk about suicide
Rangatahi talk about suicide
8 August 2018
The number of New Zealanders taking their own lives is continuing to rise, with men and Māori featuring well above the national...