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Resources from the June 2016 public engagement

The following resources were developed for public engagement held in June 2016:

Wairarapa Local Government Assessment of Options

Together with the region’s four councils, the LGC commissioned an assessment of the six options:

Executive Summary only

Assessment of Wairarapa Local Government Options - Presentation

The potential options for local government reform in the Wairarapa 

The Local Government Commission, along with the four councils in the Wairarapa, has developed a paper that discusses the six options:

Resources from the February 2016 public engagement

The following resources were developed for a series of public meetings held in February 2016:

Better local government - what’s important to the Wairarapa? – presentation slides

The Local Government Commission gave a short presentation at each of the three public meetings in the Wairarapa in February 2016. Here is the latest version that we presented at the South Wairarapa meeting:

Posters of the potential options

Six potential options for local government reform in the Wairarapa were discussed at the public meetings in February 2016:

Summary of councillors’ initial views on the benefits, costs, and risks of the potential options

At a workshop in December 2015 councillors came up with a range of potential options and discussed the benefits, costs, and risks they identified to date:

Public meetings 16, 17 and 23 February 2016

Public meetings were held in Masterton on 16 February 2016, Carterton on 17 February and Martinborough on 23 February. Participants were asked what are the best ways for the Commission to consult with the community, and what are the important issues to consider when looking at local government reform in the Wairarapa. Participants also had an opportunity to provide initial feedback on each of six potential options, including the status quo:

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