LGNZLocal Government New Zealand
References in periodicals archive ?
Held from the 19th - 21st July 2015, the LGNZ conference sees the attendance of Council members who seek fresh thinking and innovative ideas to build stronger and more vibrant communities.
LGNZ (2012a) Mythbusters: examining common assumptions about local government in New Zealand.
LGNZ supports the policy intent of this NPS, particularly as it relates to future food security, but notes it has the potential to conflict with the Governments urban growth agenda, which is encouraging fast growing councils to expand house building to tackle New Zealands housing affordability crisis.
The New Zealand public are subsidising waste producers who churn out cheap, largely unrecyclable packaging, plastics, e-waste and other materials which have a limited future in a circular economy, says LGNZ president Dave Cull.
The Havelock North water contamination incident revealed a significant weakness in the drinking water system, namely that the Ministry of Health was not policing drinking water standards adequately or assessing whether the standards were fit for purpose in the first place, said LGNZ President Dave Cull.
LGNZ recognises that a number of polytechs were facing financial challenges, and that some form of intervention was needed to ensure that these institutes could continue to service their current and future students, said LGNZ President Dave Cull.
LGNZ President Dave Cull said local government plays a vital role in New Zealand.
LGNZ recently announced the launch of Vote 2019 campaign, which aims to lift nationwide voter turnout in local elections and increase peoples engagement with their local council.
Its encouraging to see signals of a funding increase to tackle health of waterways, reduce emissions and increase the sustainability of land use, says LGNZ president Dave Cull.
Feedback from our communities makes it clear that recycling is a one of the most important issues for them, and councils have been working to improve collection and education around recycling, says LGNZ National Council member and Mayor of Wellington City Justin Lester.
Evidence like that contained in LGNZs report reinforces our resolve around the critical work we are doing to address climate change and limit sea level rise.
The move comes after concerted work between LGNZ and NZTA to focus funding through targeted enhanced funding assistance rates based on policy priorities outlined in the Government Policy Statement on land transport and allocated through the National Land Transport Fund.