News | Politics
22 Sep 2020 15:36
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Politics

    A multi-million dollar boost for local government infrastructure budgets - through GST returns

    A multi-million dollar boost for local government infrastructure budgets - through GST returns


    That's the promise from The Opportunities Party... it it gets into Parliament next month.

    Under the policy, local councils would be returned GST on investment in new developments - to fix issues like wastewater pipe failures.

    Leader Geoff Simmons says the cash would go into a fund - for which councils could apply to and present a business case for infrastructure spending in their area.

    He says that would give local authorities about two-and-half billion dollars a year.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Politics News
     22 Sep: The Government's changing immigration policy in a bid to help key industries during the pandemic
     22 Sep: An end to migrant worker woes could be in sight for New Zealand's primary industries
     22 Sep: Scientists warn UK faces 50,000 new coronavirus cases a day by October if virus is not slowed
     22 Sep: Support for National's plan to make the tech sector bigger than dairy
     21 Sep: The Maori Party is pledging to start cancer screening 10 years earlier for Maori
     21 Sep: ACT wants to let SOME overseas visitors in to help tourism thrive in this Covid world
     21 Sep: National's Finance spokesman Paul Goldsmith still feels his job is safe after making a four billion dollar blunder to an economic plan
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A steep learning curve for Canterbury loose forward Cullen Grace who is revelling in his first taste of the All Blacks environment More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Government's changing immigration policy in a bid to help key industries during the pandemic More...



     Today's News

    Netball:
    The Silver Ferns and Australia won't square off in 2020 15:27

    Entertainment:
    Millie Bobby Brown "freaks out" when she's not working 15:27

    International:
    Can Donald Trump replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court even if he loses the election? 15:07

    Entertainment:
    Alicia Keys thinks 2020 has been "The Great Transformation" 14:57

    Health & Safety:
    Oranga Tamariki had been anonymously contacted with concerns about a boy ... whose death is the focus of a homicide investigation 14:48

    Rugby League:
    Manly prop Addin Fonua-Blake has been released from the remainder of his contract with the club, in order to join the Warriors 14:37

    Business:
    The Government's changing immigration policy in a bid to help key industries during the pandemic 14:27

    Health & Safety:
    An apology for the family of a patient who died of septicaemia 14:27

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price wants her own daytime television show 14:27

    Entertainment:
    Yolanda Hadid is "waiting patiently" for Gigi Hadid's baby to arrive 13:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd