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Draft Productivity Report on Local Government Funding and Financing


The Commission has today released their draft report on Local Government Funding and Financing. Chapter 9 of the report has some detailed observations about the 3 waters sector and recommendations about what the Commission thinks is a suitable course of action. The report is open for public comment until 29 August. It’s likely that the Association will make a submission. Members are encouraged to send any views they have on the report to ceo@waternz.org.nz.

The Commissions report references a wide variety of other documents. One in particular may be of interest and is available from the office on request. (How funding and financing affects productivity: Implications for three waters reform and for local government funding and financing – prepared for the Commission by Capital Strategic Advisors – June 2019