Taituarā is the national membership organisation for local government professionals. Our purpose is to promote and support professional management in local government.

Our focus is on providing professional leadership, promoting innovation and excellence in management practice and developing local government capability to enhance service delivery to our local communities, throughout NZ.

We have a thriving membership base of over 800 and over 1800 people attend our events each year.

Become a member and reap the benefits for your career and your Council.

Meet Taituarā

Our Services

Taituarā provides a wide range of services to assist Local Government managers to achieve successful outcomes for their councils and their communities.

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Our Team

Meet the team at Taituarā

Meet the team

Our Partners

Taituarā works with a wide range of organisations, both in New Zealand and overseas.

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Our Sponsors

Our Principal Sponsors make an extremely valuable contribution to our ability to provide the range of services to our members and the wider sector.

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Our Vision

Professional Local Government Management, leading staff and enabling communities to shape their future.