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A business leader in the Waikato is calling for the region's 12 councils to amalgamate. Mayors aren't happy with the proposal though. Audio
Proposed changes to local government law will lead to amalgamation by stealth, councils say.
Ratepayers in and around Wellington could get more bang for their buck with the region's mayors describing talks to co-ordinate services as a far cry from the hysteria that characterised an earlier… Audio
Napier's mayor is in the firing line after reportedly suggesting sponsors would stop supporting the Magpies because its assistant coach supports amalgamation.
As the votes roll in, Hawke's Bay's amalgamation debate is heating up with shots being fired from both sides of the camp. Audio