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Christchurch has a golden opportunity to become New Zealand’s number one city of choice as the rebuild takes effect, outgoing Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Peter Townsend claims. Continue →
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Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living – a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according to new research from Massey University. Continue →
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Napier City Council’s City Vision: Small City Big Ideas project scooped the Creative New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Best Creative Place category in the LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards. Continue →
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The 2017 Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards finalists span a broad range of council leadership initiatives from a weed blitz to mountain biking and innovative economic strategy The awards, now in their fourth year, recognise and celebrate the key role local government plays within New Zealand communities. Continue →
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New Zealand’s infrastructure, community resilience and how we respond to increasing impacts on our environment will be key areas of focus for local government in the coming three years Local Government New Zealand has announced its updated policy priorities, which will focus on the major issues New Zealand will face now and into the future, and inform its forthcoming 2017 election manifesto. Continue →
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Tourism Minister Paula Bennett’s announcement of a new $102 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund alongside $76 million in new funding for the DOC Estate has received a mixed reception Local Government New Zealand says the funding is “a step in the right direction”, but the Green Party believes it “falls short of what’s needed to cope with skyrocketing tourist numbers”. Continue →
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