law change designed to restrict the role of councils is being denounced as a blow for democracy
the Local Government Amendment Act, which gets rid of the four wellbeings - social, economic, environmental and cultural
A long decade and well overdue. The Nats must have the legislation spot-on if troughers are bleating this quick about the funding stream to their open cheque books for never ending social engineering.
Tararua Mayor Roly Ellis said there were very few examples of "social" spending in the council's plan
Obviously needs reminding about the non-core gold plated imported paving and balustrades costing ratepayers millions in borrowed monies just so the towns can keep street cleaners in a job.