Changes to freedom camping on the way

Change is on the horizon for rules in relation to freedom camping in vehicles on land managed by local authorities.

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Taituarā Great CD Competition winners announced

Fifty-six councils entered this year's Taituarā Great CD Competition. The quality of this year's entries was very high. Congratulations to the winner Waipā District Council as well as to Central Hawke’s Bay District Council which was highly commended. We hope all councils will be able to learn from these winning entries as well as the other finalists' Consultation Documents which will shortly be available on our LGSectorGoodToolkit.

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Library general managers: we would love to hear from you

Taituarā and Public Libraries New Zealand (PLNZ) are looking for general managers responsible for their council's library (or libraries) and who are willing to take a short survey. This will allow us to establish, and later build upon, the unique role libraries play in promoting community well-being across Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Upcoming Events

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11 Apr 22 - 12 Apr 22

2022 JLT Australasian Management Challenge

Registrations for the 2022 Challenge will open on Monday 6 December. Does your team have what it takes to continue New Zealand’s strong history in the event and represent Aotearoa in the final next year?

Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

06 Dec 21

What will local government look like in the future? A webinar for Top of the South and 45 South branches

An opportunity for Taituarā members from our Top of the South and 45 South branches to meet the Future for Local Government Review Panel members.

06 Dec 21

What will local government look like in the future? A webinar for Midlands and Central branches

An opportunity for Taituarā members from our Midlands and Central branches to meet the Future for Local Government Review Panel members.

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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