Time to Act on Rates, 12 December 2019

Media release responding to release of Productivity Commission’s Final Report on its Inquiry into Local Government Funding and Financing.

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Councils Called on to Lift Their Game, 3 July 2018

Media release urging councils to improve their performance.

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Campaign to Fix Council Funding, 28 June 2018

Media release on campaign to fix council funding.

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Local Government Business Forum Newsletter – July 2017, 11 July 2017

Media release for Local Government Business Forum 2017 Newsletter.

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Local Government in Need of Fresh Ideas, 25 July 2016

Media release responding to release of report The Local Benchmark: When Smaller is Better.

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Local Government Business Forum Newsletter – May 2016, 31 May 2016

Media release for Local Government Business Forum 2016 Newsletter.

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Local Government Business Forum Newsletter – July 2014, 31 July 2014

Media release for Local Government Business Forum 2014 Newsletter.

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Business Groups Welcome Regulation Taskforce, 22 July 2014

Media release responding to Government announcement of a Taskforce to review local government rules and regulations.

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Business Groups Welcome Funding Review, 9 April 2014

Media release responding to Local Government New Zealand’s review of local government funding.

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Business Groups Welcome Council Regulations, 19 March 2014

Media release responding to the adoption of new financial performance regulations for local government.

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Business Friendly Councils Welcomed, 25 February 2014

Media release responding to Local Government New Zealand’s Business Friendly Councils guidelines and case studies.

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Local Government Restructuring: Better Local Government?, 21 January 2014

Media release for launch of Local Government Forum discussion paper on local government restructuring.

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Business Group Welcomes Council Benchmarks, 13 November 2013

Media release welcoming the Government’s financial prudence regulations for local government.

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Vote and Vote Wisely, 8 October 2013

Media release urging people to make informed choices for their councils in local elections.

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Local Government Forum Newsletter – August 2013, 8 August 2013

Media release for Local Government Forum 2013 Newsletter.

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Local Government Reforms Must Proceed, 20 July 2012

Media release urging that reforms to focus councils on core activities must proceed.

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Business Welcomes Local Government Shake-Up, 2 March 2012

Media release responding to Government’s intention to reform local government.

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Local Government Election Year – Good Candidates Needed, 11 August 2010

Media release encouraging business friendly candidates to stand for councils in upcoming local elections.

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Major Problems with Development and Financial Contributions Identified, 15 March 2010

Media release for the launch of a report Taxing Growth and Development: A critical review of the role of development and financial contributions commissioned by the Local Government Forum and the Property Council NZ.

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