August 23rd, 2015 | 0 commentsUnlocking economic growth, reducing travel time between Auckland and Cambridge and improving safety is the focus of a $1.8 billion investment in the Waikato’s transport network.
More than half will be spent on fast-tracking the completion of the Waikato Expressway and projects such as the Hamilton Ring Road, while approximately $400...
August 20th, 2015 | 0 commentsAuckland Council’s John Dragicevich is putting out a call for local authorities around the country to increasingly pool their learnings.
John, who is GM infrastructure & environmental services, and director civil defence & emergency management, says the local government sector has an incredible range of knowledge.
August 14th, 2015 | 0 commentsSir Wira Gardiner has been appointed as chair and Leigh Auton as a member of the Local Government Commission.
They join commissioner Janie Annear, who has been reappointed. The appointments are for a three-year term, commencing August 1 this year.
Sir Wira has a long and distinguished public service career. He was a founding director...
August 12th, 2015 | 0 commentsAugust 17 – 18
SOLGM Community Plan Forum 2015. Chateau on the Park, Christchurch
August 19 – 21
Just Add Water Seminar (JAWS). Dunedin Events Centre, Dunedin
Audit & Risk Committees – Roles & Functions (LGNZ). Local Government NZ, Wellington
August 20 – 21
NZCID Building Nations Symposium. Air...
August 10th, 2015 | 0 commentsAt the 2015 LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards.
EQC EXCELLENCE Award for Infrastructure Project of the Year.
Highly Commended: Western Bay of Plenty District Council – in association with NZ Transport Agency – WestLink project
The collaborative WestLink strategy, between Western Bay of Plenty District Council and NZ Transport Agency...
August 7th, 2015 | 0 commentsAt the 2015 LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards.
Air New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Environmental Impact.
Highly Commended: Grey District Council, in association with West Coast Regional Council and the Department of Conservation – Cobden Aromahana Sanctuary and Recreation Area
Acting on requests from the Cobden Community, Grey District...