Public submissions are now open on the Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amendment Bill, which is being considered by Parliament’s Māori Affairs Committee.
The main objectives of this bill are to restore the purpose of local government to be "to promote the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of communities"; to restore territorial authorities' power to collect development contributions for any public amenities needed as a conse
The Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction was established by the New Zealand Government in response to widespread concern about mental health and addiction services in the mental health sector and the broader community.
To deliver more dynamic and successful cities that better meet the needs for housing, employment and amenity, the Government is proposing that major urban development projects are able to be built more quickly.
Public consultation on the budget this year contains a range of topics, including proposed new targeted rates, as well as a range of options for rates rises.
The Government is seeking views on its proposed ban on the sale and manufacture of plastic microbeads in personal care products in New Zealand.
This omnibus bill covers a wide range of legislative reforms to support the new operating model for the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, and will establish the statutory framework required to create a more child-centred operating model to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young persons.
This bill amends Part 2A of the Health Act 1956 by inserting a power for DHBs to make decisions and give directions about the fluoridation of local government drinking water supplies in their areas.
Public submissions are now being invited on the Inquiry, which will examine the law and administrative procedures for the conduct of Local Authority elections in light of the 2016 local elections.
The Ministry of Justice are seeking submissions on whether they have correctly identified problems with the operation of the Act in our Issues Paper and, if so, what changes should be made to address them.