Tag Archives: Local governance

Choice: A Bigger Machine, or Democracy & Culture


What are the critical factors determining good local governance? The recent amalgamation debate in Hawke’s Bay was certainly raised some issues, but the debate was narrow – focusing on the idea that bigger is better. The logic of the Local Government Commission, central … Continue reading

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Realising the Potential of Hawke’s Bay (and NZ Primary Sector)


Realising the Potential of Hawke's Bay (and NZ Primary Sector).

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