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Councils highlight growth infrastructure as urgent issue


Local Government New Zealand says funding growth infrastructure is the highest priority for councils and welcomes the Government’s plans to review local government costs and revenue.

At a meeting of Local Government New Zealand’s Metro Sector on Friday (10 Nov), mayors and deputy mayors from New Zealand’s largest and fastest growing cities agreed the biggest issue facing local government is the funding of growth infrastructure, and that councils are keen to work with the new Government to find alternative methods of funding this as a matter of urgency. Read more