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.
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.
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.
Join Keith Miller, Principal Policy Analyst, DIA to talk about the Local Government Rating (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Act.
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.
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
“Being a member of Taituarā has been a great opportunity for me and has allowed me to get involved in a wide range of activities outside of my day job. Taituarā has helped my personal development and that of my team, as well as opening the door to opportunities that I wouldn’t normally have had, such as the Management Exchange to the United States which has been a real career highlight to date.”
-Hamish Waugh, General Manager - Infrastructure, Manawatu District Council
"I have a long connection with Taituarā and I am always impressed with the range of offerings that is available to its members. Taituarā offers a variety of ways to learn and gain knowledge in the Local Government sector and the opportunities it provides to network and advance collegiality are also very valuable. Personally, I am a better Local Government Manager from the development opportunities I have taken up through my membership of Taituarā"
- Jason Marris, General Manager of Strategy, Democracy and Governance, Kaipara District Council and Taituarā Executive Member
“Taituarā provides extensive opportunities for networking, sharing and learning. The support you receive as a Taituarā member ensures that, at the touch of your fingertips, you have access to advice that ensures you and your organisation positively impact on the communities you serve. I value my Taituarā membership and am proud to be part of the local government family making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders”
-Monique Davidson, Chief Executive, Central Hawkes Bay District Council
These provide local government managers with the opportunity to share knowledge and ‘best practice’ in Local Government in another country
Members receive quarterly briefings containing information that is highly relevant to management roles in local government.
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.