Infrastructure

Goff ‘not convinced’ by water reforms proposal

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 20 May 2021

Goff ‘not convinced’ by water reforms proposal
Phil Goff worries Aucklanders will subsidise regional water upgrades.
Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 20 May 2021
Auckland will oppose reforms to water infrastructure if they mean Auckland ratepayers end up subsidising services for regions the city is not currently responsible for and which haven’t kept their investments up.In a letter to local government minister Nanaia Mahuta on May 13, Auckland mayor Phil Goff warns “the current structure proposed is unlikely to find favour with Auckland and its Council”.“Effectively, amalgamation would result in Aucklanders … meeting the costs of major upgrades in other regions and Auckla...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

The Quiz FREE
QuiznessDesk, Monday, Aug 15, 2022
The Quizmaster | Mon, 15 Aug 2022

The sun is finally shining, so don't mind the brisk air and enjoy our daily quiz.

Economy
Konnichiwa: NZ Customs Service opens post in Japan
Rebecca Howard | Mon, 15 Aug 2022

The NZ Customs Services had just opened up a new customs counsellor position in Japan. 

Profile FREE
The 'shop with heart' bringing ethical gifts to Auckland and beyond
Ella Somers | Mon, 15 Aug 2022

A handshake and a love of vintage have seen Rose Hope and Sarah Firmston ride the highs and lows of running a small boutique since 2013.

Sponsored
Communication the barrier to ‘human firewall’ technology

Communication is the barrier to New Zealand adopting the global Zero Trust cybersecurity strategy, says a new survey.

Sponsored
A clearer path to the cloud

Step-by-step cloud transition can bring benefits, experts say.