125 days ago

Are you up with the council's financial situation?

Libby Totton Reporter from South Waikato News

Ratepayers in the South Waikato owe almost $2.5 million to their district council, which has also reported an operating deficit of $1.92 million and net debt of $19.6 million.

South Waikato district councillors will discuss the council’s latest financial performance report, which explains its financial position up to November 30 last year, at a committee meeting on Thursday.

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18 hours ago

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1 day ago

Could the jury service process be improved?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Every year, thousands of New Zealanders are called up to serve as jurors in the High and District Courts, and it's an important way to contribute to your country.

But for some, jury service can be a huge disruption and a financial burden. Do you think changes could be made to our jury service system to address these challenges?

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9 hours ago

Have you heard talk of the Tokoroa airfield - and other assets - being sold off?

Libby Totton Reporter from South Waikato News

Rumours the South Waikato’s council wants to sell off or close down public facilities - including libraries, pools and the Tokoroa airfield - are just rumours, according to the district’s deputy mayor.

However, deputy mayor Hamish Daine said confusion over a series of “signals” made in the council’s Long-Term Plan (LTP) consultation document had seen some locals “jumping to conclusions” about what those signals mean.

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