Te Haeata is a searchable record of Treaty of Waitangi settlement commitments designed to support organisations to manage their Treaty settlement commitments.
Local government has a unique and critical role in the play, active recreation, and sport ecosystem, providing vital community assets that are part of the fabric of our communities along with grants and opportunities that support local communities to participate in play, active recreation, and sport.
The only thing for certain is change, so how can finance managers best position their Council to make the most informed decisions today? How can Councils retain the flexibility to adjust their treasury risk position as the uncertainty of the future state unfolds?
In this article, Brett Johanson from PwC New Zealand summarises the key considerations for building a strategy that will see treasury teams through all manner of financial and economic conditions.
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Te Haeata: Your tool for managing Treaty settlement commitments. Search, manage, and uphold commitments for lasting Treaty relationships
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“Being a member of Taituarā has been a great opportunity for me and has allowed me to get involved in a wide range of activities outside of my day job. Taituarā has helped my personal development and that of my team, as well as opening the door to opportunities that I wouldn’t normally have had, such as the Management Exchange to the United States which has been a real career highlight to date.”
Hamish Waugh, General Manager - Infrastructure, Manawatū District Council
"I have a long connection with Taituarā and I am always impressed with the range of offerings that is available to its members. Taituarā offers a variety of ways to learn and gain knowledge in the Local Government sector and the opportunities it provides to network and advance collegiality are also very valuable. Personally, I am a better Local Government Manager from the development opportunities I have taken up through my membership of Taituarā"
Jason Marris, Chief Executive, Kaipara District Council
“Taituarā provides extensive opportunities for networking, sharing and learning. The support you receive as a Taituarā member ensures that, at the touch of your fingertips, you have access to advice that ensures you and your organisation positively impact on the communities you serve. I value my Taituarā membership and am proud to be part of the local government family making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders”
Monique Davidson, Chief Executive, Horowhenua District Council
These provide local government managers with the opportunity to share knowledge and ‘best practice’ in Local Government in another country
Members receive quarterly briefings containing information that is highly relevant to management roles in local government.
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.