Engineering a fair and inclusive transition to a low-emissions economy

Our transition to a low emissions economy is at the forefront of many peoples minds right now. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) are working on an Equitable Transitions Strategy to ensure a fair and inclusive transition to a low-emissions economy. Input from you and your community will help ensure everyone is supported as our economy changes.

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Taituarā makes Three Waters recommendations to government

On 2 March 2023, Chief Advisor Raymond Horan met with Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee to discuss our submissions on the Water Services Legislation Bill and Water Services Economic Efficiency and Consumer Protection Bill. As a managerial organisation our role is to make policy decisions workable.

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Public libraries a hidden gem, new report finds

The new Taituarā ‘Living Libraries’ report has found New Zealand’s public libraries contribute massively to people’s feeling of happiness and wellbeing, and help them feel connected to their community in many practical ways.

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Upcoming Events

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28 Mar 23

Christchurch LTP Roadshow - The Road to 2024

The essential pre-LTP experience for all those working on the 2024 LTP.

Rydges Latimer Christchurch, Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand

29 Mar 23

Dunedin LTP Roadshow - The Road to 2024

The essential pre-LTP experience for all those working on the 2024 LTP.

The Dunedin Centre, Ōtepoti Dunedin, New Zealand

03 Apr 23 - 05 Apr 23

Online: Marsh Risk Management Forum

The 2023 Marsh Risk Management Forum provides the risk manager with practical and current advice for managing the major risks and advising those with governance and decision-making responsibility for the risk function.

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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