Throughout the Review process, we’re seeking ideas about how local governance and democracy can be improved.
Submissions on our draft report were open from October 2022 to February 2023. Submissions are now closed.
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31 Jan 2023
Public webinars on the draft report
February is the final month to send through submissions on the draft report. Our public webinars were a great chance to hear more about the Panel’s recommendations ahead of writing your submission.
29 Nov 2022
On the road with the Panel
At the beginning of November, we set off on our regional tour to discuss He mata whāriki, he matawhānui, our draft report and recommendations, with councils.
28 Oct 2022
Media release: Review proposes significant changes to strengthen local government system
The Review into the Future for Local Government has published its draft report, He mata whāriki, he matawhānui.
The draft report poses recommendations and key questions to shape a more community-focused, citizen-centred local governance system
Submissions and feedback to shape the final report are open until 28 February 2023.