The 2023 LGFA Taituarā Local Government Excellence Awards were announced at our Gala Dinner on 8 June 2023. Learn more about the awards and view the photo gallery of the evening.
We are delighted to showcase the 43 entries submitted in to the 2023 LGFA Taituarā Excellence Awards®.
The awards support a culture of success in the local government sector and encourage the sharing of good ideas and good practice amongst local authorities. Councils are encouraged to enter to impact the local government sector and to gain recognition of their excellent work.
Lessons from the winners, and many other entries will be used to inform development and redevelopment of guides and training for the sector.
Recent Supreme Award winners include:
2023 - Hutt City Council, Takai Here Tāngata
2022 - Far North District Council, Te Hiku o te Ika Revitalisation Project
2021 - Western Bay of Plenty District Council, The Transfer of Panepane Purukau
2020 - Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Te Arawa Catfish Killas
2019 - Auckland Council, Kia Puāwai
2018 - Waikato Regional Council, Kawe Kōrero
2017 - Waimakariri District Council, Draft Waimakariri Residential Red Zone Recovery Plan
2016 - Hamilton City Council, Council Transforms A City Dump – the Hamilton Gardens Project
2015 - Selwyn District Council, Project Heli
Potential entrants who would like to see examples of how to write a winning excellence award entry should look at the entry that received the highest score ever awarded in this competition – the 2019 winner Kia Puāwai from Auckland Council. Another fantastic example is that of 2022's winning entry – Far North District Council's Te Hiku o te Ika Revitalisation Project.
If you have any queries regarding these awards please contact email@example.com or phone 04 978 1283.