Forty-three enter Local Government Excellence Awards

A near-record number of entries have been submitted into the 2021 LGFA Taituarā Excellence Awards®.

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Te Waihanga inviting feedback on water sector State of Play

This is the latest in a series about the current state of play in key infrastructure sectors, and will help inform Te Waihanga’s 30-year strategy for infrastructure.

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Is your council prepared to live in a disrupted climate?

James Hughes, Technical Director: Climate Change and Resilience at Tonkin + Taylor, one of the speakers at our upcoming Marsh Risk Management Forum, shares some strategies that councils might take to adapt to the changing climate.

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Upcoming Events

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06 May 21

Gala Dinner

Tickets are now available for the 2021 Taituarā Gala Dinner

Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington, New Zealand

18 Mar 21 - 19 Mar 21

SOLD OUT - Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum

The 2021 Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum contains a range of topics intended to strengthen the capacity of local authority finance professionals in their roles both as a ‘trusted advisor’ and as the financial scorekeeper.

Note: This event will proceed face-to-face with a maximum of 100 people in attendance, as per Alert Level 2 restrictions. Appropriate hygiene and social distancing measures will be in place. At Alert Level 3 and above, speakers from Auckland will join the event remotely. If there is a change in Alert Levels, we will review this policy and deliver the event online if required.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

18 Mar 21 - 08 Jul 21

LG Accelerated Leadership Programme - Manawatu-Whanganui/Taranaki Region

This five-month programme is developed in association with the Capability Group for local government professionals and delivered by facilitators with exceptional knowledge and understanding of the sector.

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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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