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Selwyn council decisions this week

Way forward agreed for Upper Selwyn Huts

The Council and Upper Selwyn Huts residents have agreed a preferred way forward for wastewater management at the huts.

Developers fuelling city property growth

Lodge Real Estate Managing Director Jeremy O’Rourke says, heightened sales of development property around Hamilton is one factor fuelling residential growth in the city.

Council staff get their hands dirty for a good cause

Staff from Taupō District Council have been out in force today, picking up litter as part of Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean Up Week.

Fine for illegal pollution discharge

Wellington Water has been convicted and fined $67,500 for an illegal discharge of sewage sludge from the Porirua City Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Measured and reasonable approach to gun register - Police Association

The Police Association welcomes the latest steps being taken by the Government to tighten gun laws in New Zealand and set up a gun register.

Three Waikato performing artists receive historic golden ticket to the stage

Three young Hamiltonians have each won a golden ticket to a future on stage having recently received unprecedented support following a new creative incubator for the Waikato.

Wellington to have third new central city library

Wellington is to have a third new central city library, this time in the Harbour City Centre on Brandon Street.

Auckland principals getting extra support to recruit teachers - MoE

The Ministry of Education is in a good position to meet the continued demand for teachers in 2020 and beyond, with a range of recruiting initiatives underway, and hundreds of qualified overseas teachers available for interview.

Progress on SOI paused for new council

Following the Council’s decision on 26 August 2019 not to agree to the revised Statement of Intent (SOI) from the Queenstown Airport Corporation for 2019, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has considered how to make progress on modifying the SOI.

Former school administrator pleads guilty to fraud

An Auckland woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding a Māori immersion school of approximately $250,000 on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office.