Future for Local Government

As part of the local government reform, central government have appointed a panel who have released a draft report, The Review into the Future for Local Government, He mata whāriki, he matawhānui. (external link)  

In this report, they share their key findings, recommendations, and a series of questions.

As part of the report government will be hosting public webinars to provide an overview of the report and recommendations and to answer questions in early 2023. You can find out more about the webinars on their website (external link)

Local government touches all of our lives, all of the time and the panel says it is important we share our views on the future of local government. You can make a submission on the report by going to https://submissions.futureforlocalgovernment.govt.nz/have-your-say/submissions-to-the-review-into-the-future-for/ (external link)

There is a step-by-step guide on “how to make a submission” (external link)