Central Hawke’s Bay Manager receives prestigious leadership award

Central Hawke’s Bay Council’s Director, Darren de Klerk, is the recipient of the hotly contested Taituarā — Local Government Professionals Aotearoa 2021 Emerging Leader of the Year Award.

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Congratulations Western Bay of Plenty District Council – winner of coveted LGFA Supreme Award

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has won the coveted LGFA Supreme Award as part of the 2021 LGFA Taituarā Local Government Excellence Awards, presented at a Gala Dinner event in Wellington tonight.

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Wairoa District Council Manager, Simon Mutonhori wins overseas professional development opportunity.

Wairoa District Council Manager, Simon Mutonhori, has been awarded an overseas professional development opportunity in the United States by Taituarā — Local Government Professionals Aotearoa at a Gala Dinner in Wellington tonight.

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14 May 21

Webinar: Rating of Whenua Māori – Some Things to be Getting on With

Join Keith Miller, Principal Policy Analyst, DIA to talk about the Local Government Rating (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Act.

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19 May 21

Webinar: Rating of Whenua Māori – The History and Context of Whenua Māori

An understanding of Whenua Māori is critical to meeting the requirements of the Rating of Whenua Māori Amendment Act. This webinar is delivered by those who work with Whenua Māori and its owners on a day to day basis.

09 Jun 21

Free Webinar: Building Consenting and Liquefaction Risk under B1/AS1

The definition of “Good Ground” has changed. This webinar will explain what this change means in practice for consistent application and enforcement when the changes come into effect after 28 November 2021. *Pictured: Christchurch Red Zone

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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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