Wherever you live, your local council is working with your community to enhance social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being, now and for the future.
Your local council can work even better for your community with your participation and feedback.
On this site you can find the following information:
- How local government works in New Zealand
- A statistical overview of the local government sector
- What is local government? How it works? What councils do for you? and how you can influence council decisions.
- Council elections – who can be a candidate and who can vote
- How you can find out about local issues and have your say
- Statistical profiles of individual councils
- Links to local government legislation
- Māori Participation in Local Government
This site is managed by The Department of Internal Affairs.