Influencing the shape of the Government’s Fast Track Consenting Bill

The Fast track Consenting Bill is being developed at pace as part of the Government’s 100-day plan and we expect to see the Bill introduced into the House on or before 7 March 2024.

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Preparations for the Resource Management Act replacement legislation

The Government has signaled that it will embark on replacing the current RMA with new legislation. We've working with planning managers and the Ministry for the Environment to gather feedback to advocate through the next phase of the reform process.

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Analysis of Local Water Done Well annoucement

The Government has announced the process and timetable for the implementation of the Local Water Done Well programme. Read our analysis below.

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Upcoming Events

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10 Apr 24 - 11 Apr 24

Strategic Finance Forum

The 2024 Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum contains topics intended to strengthen the capacity of local authority finance professionals in their roles both as a ‘trusted advisor’ and as the financial scorekeeper.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, New Zealand

17 Apr 24 - 18 Apr 24

New Governance Professionals Introductory Course

An introductory course for those new to the governance role covering core elements of knowledge that a Governance Advisor will need. Delivered in partnership with Meeting and Governance Solutions Ltd.

Taituarā Training Room, Level 9, 85 The Terrace, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, New Zealand

30 Apr 24 - 01 May 24

SOLD OUT: Management Challenge

The 2024 New Zealand leg of the Australasian Management Challenge will take place in Lower Hutt on 30 April – 1 May. Challenge yourself in 2024!

Lower Hutt Events Centre, Laings Rd, Lower Hutt , 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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