Concerns are mounting that the local in local government has been overlooked in the report by the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance.
The proposed model of one super city and six local councils has got politicians from the left and the right - and even big business - anxious about grassroots democracy.
Local Government Minister Rodney Hide is one who has concerns about whether the report provides for adequate local representation in the city's diverse communities and wants to look more closely at the issue.
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