Review of the building consent system

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is asking for feedback on issues with the current building consent system as part of their end-to-end review of the building consent system.

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Proposed staff transition guidelines for three waters released

The National Transition Unit has released its proposed guidelines and supporting material for staff transferring to the new three waters entities for feedback by 11.59 pm on Monday 22 August 2022.

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Future for Local Government update

The consultation period on the Future for Local Government Review Panel's draft report has been extended. We would also like to share the Taituarā Board 'position overview' in this update.

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Upcoming Events

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18 Aug 22

Online: Your Long-term Plan (LTP) Starter Kit

A practical session for those who are new to long-term planning.

Note:  Your LTP Starter Kit is not designed for experienced LTP practitioners.

19 Aug 22

Free webinar: Terrorism/extremism threat level, foreign interference, and the local elections

Are you involved in running the local elections or providing advice to those running them? If your answer is yes, you will want to be properly prepared with intel from the NZ Police and the Protective Security team. This webinar is for council staff only and will cover terrorism/extremism threat level and foreign interference risks. You will also have an opportunity to ask the experts questions.

24 Aug 22

Online: Your Long-term Plan (LTP) Starter Kit

A practical session for those who are new to long-term planning.

Note:  Your LTP Starter Kit is not designed for experienced LTP practitioners.

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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