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Peter Hoare

Working paper

The passage through the New Zealand House of Representatives of the Local Government (Auckland Reorganisation) Bill

Introduction: The Local Government (Auckland Reorganisation) Bill (henceforth “the bill”) passed through its first and second readings, committee stage, and third reading under urgency from 13 to 16 May 2009. The passage of the bill was fraught, with more than 30,000 amendments tabled at the...