Local Government Magazine

Tag : Amalgamation

Water services reform

Risks and opportunities from amalgamation in our water sector

Contrafed Publishing
Andreas Heuser, director, Castalia and president Law and Economics Association of New Zealand. The Government is proposing to reform local authorities’ three waters services into...
LG Magazine

Amalgamation: Is bigger better?

Ruth LePla
Around the world, many governments have favoured municipal amalgamation to improve efficiency of service and deliver cost benefits through economies of scale. But is bigger...

The pulse of a city: Auckland’s amalgamation five years on

Ruth LePla
On the fifth birthday of what has been described as New Zealand’s most radical local governance restructure – the creation of Auckland City, Vicki Jayne...

Infrastructure: Thanks for your thoughts

Ruth LePla
What would you change in local and central government if you had a magic wand and the power to use it? How would you realign...