Five key workshops at Taituarā Conference 2022

We're excited that Taituarā Conference 2022 is coming up really soon – it's taking place from 29-30 November 2022 at the TSB Arena and Shed 6 in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington. As part of the programme we have five workshops zeroing in on key topics relevant to local government professionals across the motu.

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Resource management bills introduced to Parliament

Taituarā – Local Government Professionals Aotearoa welcomes the introduction of the Natural and Built Environment Bill and Spatial Planning Bill to the House of Representatives.

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Update on alcohol licensing reforms

The Government is now progressing work on alcohol law in two phases: an immediate phase looking to improve community participation in alcohol licensing decisions, and a longer-term phase considering wider systematic reform.

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Upcoming Events

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06 Dec 22

Post-Election Workshop

This event is a triennial debrief for those involved in managing local elections to come together as a group to review the election process and set the agenda for the next three years.

Wharewaka Function Centre, Wellington, New Zealand

09 Dec 22

Webinar: Getting ready for RM Reform

In this legal review and overview of the legislation, Simpson Grierson will take the pain out of reviewing the new Natural and Built Environment Bill and the Spatial Planning Bill. Join us for a legal perspective on how the Bills stack up.

24 Jan 23 - 26 Jan 23

Webinar: The Essential Guide to the Water Services Bills Part 2

This three-part series is an essential guide for anyone who wants to gain an understanding of what’s happening with the water reforms underway.

New Zealand

Member Benefits

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These provide local government managers with the opportunity to share knowledge and ‘best practice’ in Local Government in another country

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Members receive quarterly briefings containing information that is highly relevant to management roles in local government.

Through our sponsor Skills, we are able to provide outstanding leadership development opportunities to our Members. Entries usually open in October each year and the recipients are announced at our annual Gala Dinner in April

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Members of Taituarā's five Working Parties have the opportunity to influence and support sector activities of national importance as well as contribute to our key work programmes. Members participating in our Working Parties gain a wealth of knowledge and insight in respect to issues that are critical to local government professionals while also enhancing their leadership skills and career opportunities.

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