Central Hawke’s Bay Manager receives prestigious leadership award

Central Hawke’s Bay Council’s Director, Darren de Klerk, is the recipient of the hotly contested Taituarā — Local Government Professionals Aotearoa 2021 Emerging Leader of the Year Award.

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Congratulations Western Bay of Plenty District Council – winner of coveted LGFA Supreme Award

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has won the coveted LGFA Supreme Award as part of the 2021 LGFA Taituarā Local Government Excellence Awards, presented at a Gala Dinner event in Wellington tonight.

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Wairoa District Council Manager, Simon Mutonhori wins overseas professional development opportunity.

Wairoa District Council Manager, Simon Mutonhori, has been awarded an overseas professional development opportunity in the United States by Taituarā — Local Government Professionals Aotearoa at a Gala Dinner in Wellington tonight.

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11 May 21 - 06 Jul 21

Aspiring to Lead - Wellington

Only 20 spaces available! The Aspiring to Lead development programme has been designed for Local Government professionals in partnership with Business Central.

The programme consists of 12 topic areas designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading a team, project and managing others.

Wellington, New Zealand

11 May 21 - 12 May 21

Partners in Community Well-being Forum

Join an exciting range of expert speakers who will share their wisdom, insight and experiences on best navigating the partnerships required to deliver on well-being outcomes for communities.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

11 May 21 - 06 Jul 21

Aspiring to Lead - Christchurch

Only 20 spaces available! The Aspiring to Lead development programme has been designed for Local Government professionals in partnership with Business Central.

The programme consists of 12 topic areas designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading a team, project and managing others.

Christchurch City Council, Christchurch, New Zealand

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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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