Rethinking local government

In Editorial

Print Share
3rd March, 2012
After the last general election, the first sentence of the written briefing given to the incoming Minister of Local Government, who happened to be Nick Smith, read, “As Minister of Local Government, you will set the direction and priorities for the local government portfolio.” Smith’s detractors may accuse him of many things, but failing to follow the brief cannot be one of them. In an interview with the Listener, published in last week’s issue, Smith certainly set the direction. No one who reads that article can claim not to know where he is coming from or where he is going ...

NZ Listener print only subscriptions & digital only subscriptions

NZ Listener subscriptions;

Print subscriptions: To receive the NZ Listener in your mailbox each week click here.

Digital subscriptions: We now have the NZ Listener weekly edition as a digital reader version via the Zinio digital platform – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

Locked content: If you have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content, for more information regarding locked content please read our NZ Listener FAQ’s

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

Switch to our mobile site