Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese seeking leadership role at Local Government NZ

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese seeking leadership role at Local Government NZ

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese has announced she'll be throwing her hat in the ring for president of Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ).

LGNZ has a national council of 13 elected members from across New Zealand, who aim to represent the national interests of councils. It's involved with both advocacy and policy services, giving advice and training to local government members across the country.