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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...