Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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LIANZA Submission to Local Government (Community Wellbeing) Amendment Bill

LIANZA strongly supports the amendment bill and reintroduction of the well-beings to the local government legislation. LIANZA believes that “providing for local authorities to play a broad role in promoting the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being, taking a sustainable development approach”, will better supports the value and impact that public libraries provide in communities.

You can read more about the bill here: 

If you would like to further discuss this submission, please get in touch with either Executive Director Ana Pickering ( or LIANZA President Louise LaHatte (


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