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Cutting through the fog of parochialism

To those watching the process closely, there were few surprises when the Local Government Commission (LGC) announced its reorganisation proposal in Napier back in November. A single Hawke’s Bay Council, a unitary authority, was proposed, with community boards in each district. Community boards, criticised as ‘toothless’, will almost certainly be superseded by local boards; this […]