Local Government New Zealand

Discussion paper

The case for councils being community housing providers

This paper has been prepared in response to a remit put forward at the 2019 LGNZ AGM, and in light of the current Review into the Future for Local Government. It examines the reasons why local authorities have been excluded from being supported to be...
Briefing paper

The 2020 Local Government New Zealand briefing for the incoming government

This document identifies three intertwined areas within the local government portfolio that should be the focus for both LGNZ and the Government over the next three years. These areas are Three Waters Reform Programme, Resource Management Reform Programme and a Future of Local Government Programme.

Policy, regulatory and market resources to create affordable housing

This report provides further information in relation to a list of policy, regulatory and market tools developed to assist territorial authorities who may wish to stimulate the supply of affordable housing within their jurisdictions.

Local Government Excellence Programme prospectus – overview

The 2015 New Zealand Local Government Survey found residents and businesses had a low awareness of the full services councils provide and the value they bring. There was low opinion of councils in the areas that matter most to people: Governance, leadership and strategy, Financial...