2005

Overview:

Banks Peninsula District and Christchurch City

A proposal to abolish the Banks Peninsula District and include it in Christchurch City was initiated by a petition of Banks Peninsula District electors in November 2003.

Transfer of Part of Tararua District to Palmerston North City

A proposal to transfer part of Tararua District to Palmerston North City was initiated by a petition of Tararua District electors residing in the Woodville area. The petition was initiated in March 2005.

Ohai Railway Fund Committee

The Ohai Railway Fund Committee requested the Local Government Commission to amend the definition of "resident", in respect to membership, for the 1993 amendment to the Final Reorganisation Scheme for the Southland Region.