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Factsheets for the 2012 Amendment Act

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Decisions about the content of a Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill

Technical Background Information

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Article: New Act brings in changes for councils

A simpler council reorganisation process

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Changes for Auckland

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Changes to the Local Government Act 2002

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Changes to the way councils are governed

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Financial prudence requirements

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Ministerial powers to help councils

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New powers for Mayors

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Refocus the purpose of local government

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The future of the Better Local Government Programme

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