No Ecan election until 2016 to keep flow of water management

Thu, 06 Sep 2012

By Paul McBeth Sept. 7 (BusinessDesk) - Cantabrians will go another election without voting for their regional council after the government extended the rule of commissioners it installed to oversee water management in a region recovering from last year's earthquakes. Local Government Minister David Carter and Environment Minister Amy Adams will today table a bill in Parliament to extend commissioner governance of Environment Canterbury until the 2016 election, they said in a statement. Existing legislation empowering their appointment was to...

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