Transport and Infrastructure: comment from LGNZ’s President Lawrence Yule

A fit-for-purpose regime is necessary to achieve regional economic success.  Last month I touched on the positive alliance between local government, central government and our private sector partners. Their support for the development of a partnership environment allows us to effectively lead New Zealand’s communities through changes together and helps us to achieve shared goals…

Our top 5 stories of the week

The top five stories from the past week 1. Dispatch from the Chathams: An interview with the mayor of Chatham Islands District Council Alfred Preece http://bit.ly/ChathamsDC 2. Talking amalgamation: The Local Government Commission has given the thumbs up to a proposed Hawkes Bay amalgamation http://bit.ly/HBamalgam 3. How SH85 ‘The Pigroot’ earned its nickname http://bit.ly/PigRoot 4.  Night Moves in…