Taituarā Executive Board welcomes certainty created by Three Waters decision

Today the Minister of Local Government announced the future direction for the Three Waters service delivery component of the Three Waters Reform Programme – to introduce legislation to create four publicly-owned water entities.

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Consultation on Emissions Reduction Plan

The Ministry for the Environment has launched a consultation titled ‘Transitioning to a low-emissions and climate-resilient future’ to hear New Zealanders’ views on what should be included in the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan. The scope of this proposed Plan is enormous – we can expect its implementation to have profound effects on the way Kiwis live, work, and get around Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Draft Infrastructure Strategy released

The Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga has just released its Draft New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy. This was developed following consideration of submissions received during their public consultation as well as stakeholder engagement, international and domestic research, and the results from the online Aotearoa 2050 survey.

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Upcoming Events

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29 Oct 21

Free Webinar: Future for Local Government – the opportunity for change

Join Kath Ross, Interim General Manager - Transitions at Taituarā, who will lead this free webinar and summarise the key messages within The Future for Local Government Review Panel's first report Ārewa ake te Kaupapa.

23 Nov 21 - 26 Nov 21

Online Event: Community Plan Forum

This is the first Community Plan Forum post the 2021-31 LTP. No post LTP would be complete without an opportunity to reflect on the experiences of LTP 2021, what worked, what didn’t, and how Taituarā might support you with the future LTP.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, New Zealand

06 Dec 21 - 07 Dec 21

2021 Taituarā Conference

The theme of the 2021 Taituarā Conference is 2050: Embracing the Challenge – Creating the Future. What does the future look like? What are the opportunities and challenges ahead? How can we focus, prepare, think differently and respond to these opportunities and challenges?

Christchurch Town Hall, 86 Kilmore St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, Christchurch, 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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