Reshaping Streets

The Government has proposed new 'Reshaping Streets' legislation to make it easier for councils to transform streets by so that they can be better places for active forms of travel, better support public transport, and enable improved urban spaces.

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Resource management reform at the Waitangi Tribunal

Last week an urgent hearing of the Waitangi Tribunal was held regarding the upcoming reforms to the resource management system. The hearing focused on the appointment process proposed for regional planning committees under the new Natural and Built Environments Bill.

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First National Adaptation Plan released

Last week the Government released the released the much-anticipated National Adaptation Plan. This presents the most comprehensive direction on adaptation planning in New Zealand’s history.

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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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