Help available to automate routine council-business interactions

Are you thinking about how you could deliver a better experience for your business customers who make online applications for alcohol, food business registration, outdoor dining, or trade waste licenses?

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The Future is Rail Conference

The organisers of "The Future is Rail : Reconnecting Aotearoa 2030" Conference are extending an invitation to chairs, mayors, councillors, chief executives, senior managers and anyone interested in supporting better rail services to communities across the country. The conference takes place on 28 June 2023 in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington.

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Could you be the next Chair of our Democracy and Participation Reference Group?

The Taituarā Democracy and Participation Reference Group (DPRG) is seeking nominations for a new Chair to replace David Ward who is stepping down after leading the DPRG for the last few years. The role of the Chair is a vital one for the group and provides a great opportunity to provide sector leadership across an important workstream.

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Upcoming Events

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29 May 23

Representation Review Forum

This one-day forum provides professional development and networking opportunities for local authority elected members as well as governance and policy professionals, as councils embark on representation reviews ahead of the 2025 local elections.

Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston St, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, New Zealand

08 Jun 23

PwC Chief Executives Forum

A networking and learning event for local government chief executives, sponsored by PwC.

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, New Zealand

08 Jun 23

Gala Dinner

Showcasing and celebrating the outstanding projects and people that contribute to the success of the local government sector.

Get your team together and join us for a night of glitz, glamour, and celebration.

TSB Arena, 4 Queens Wharf, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, 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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