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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Cantabrians are about to have the opportunity to discuss their regional council's 10 year plan

    Cantabrians are about to have the opportunity to discuss their regional council's 10 year plan


    Environment Canterbury is proposing a 24-point-two percent rates hike, to fund a 346-million dollar package for the first year.

    It's the largest proposed average rise in the country.

    Public hearings are taking place at the Council Chamber in Christchurch from today.

    More than 13-hundred submissions were made, with almost 190 indicating they would like to speak to the council at the hearings.

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     Today's News

    Business:
    Auckland Transport says Auckland's trains will be operating on a reduced timetable again tomorrow because of the continued industrial action by train staff 21:57

    Law and Order:
    Police want to speak with people who saw a crash between a black SUV and a light truck and trailer near Hampton Downs on Friday 21:17

    International:
    Israeli military announces 'tactical pauses' in southern Gaza fighting to boost aid flow 21:07

    Environment:
    A severe thunderstorm warning's been issued for Wellington and the Wairarapa 18:57

    Netball:
    The Mainland Tactix are the new leaders in netball's ANZ Premiership 18:37

    Politics:
    NSW allocates $450 million for more than 400 build-to-rent homes for essential workers 18:17

    Law and Order:
    The body of a 26-year-old woman reported missing from Te Atatu Peninsula has been found 18:07

    Rugby League:
    The Edmonton Oilers have emphatically forced a game-five in ice hockey's Stanley Cup title series with an 8-1 game four win on home ice against the Florida Panthers 17:27

    Environment:
    A bout of rough weather is bound for the South Island's West Coast 16:57

    Rugby:
    All Blacks playmaker Beauden Barrett has made his return to rugby on New Zealand shores, suiting up for Coastal in the Taranaki Premier club rugby competition yesterday 16:17


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