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Local election voting opens tomorrow in Waikato

Waikato district voters will be able to cast their votes in the 2019 local council elections from tomorrow (Friday 20 September).

Hamilton City Council puts car sharing into gear

Hamilton City Council has launched an exciting new car-share scheme with local business Loop.

Loop, owned by Waikato car dealership Ebbett, allows people to hire a car by the minute, hour or overnight via an app on their phone.

Fatal crash victim in Outram, Otago named

Police can now name the two people who died following a crash near Outram.

The first is Jayde Amy Cummings, 15, of Mosgiel.

The second is 57-year-old Stephen Macnee, of Waihola.

Most New Zealanders back stronger gun laws - Gun Control NZ

A new opinion poll released today by Gun Control NZ shows that 70% of Kiwis support strengthening New Zealand’s existing gun laws.

Work tracking to schedule on Claudelands Bridge, Hamilton

Work is progressing well along Claudelands Bridge and the Hamilton City Council project remains on track for completion by 6 October 2019.

Former Porirua Mayor, John Burke retires from public service

John Burke has put down his Council papers and will soon be picking up sheet music.

Last night, 18 September, the Council held its final meeting of the triennium and the former Porirua Mayor, and current Porirua City Councillor, is standing aside.

New signage for the Gisborne district

Old and dated signage on Council facilities and public spaces is set to be replaced with a modern, fresh design.

The refreshed signage style will be used for all new signs and those due for renewal on community property and spaces.

Easier to place local body election votes in Kapiti in 2019

There’ll be more options for the way Kāpiti voters can have their say in this year’s local body elections, which start this Friday 20 September. This includes a local mobile voting service once the recommended postal deadline is past and a drop off point at Wellington Railway Station.

Findings from Easter suburbs bus network review now available

Findings from the Eastern suburbs bus network review community sessions were tabled at Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Sustainable Transport Committee today.

Sea Cleaners hits three-quarter milestone

Nearly four million pieces of marine litter have been collected this year from Auckland’s waterways as a result of The Coca-Cola Foundation’s grant to local environmental group Sea Cleaners.