September 1st, 2015 | 0 commentsAt the LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards.
EQC EXCELLENCE Award for Infrastructure Project of the Year
Finalist: Christchurch City Council, in association with Canterbury Cricket – Hagley Oval
Cricket World Cup players have departed but the Hagley Oval, developed by Christchurch City Council, in association with Canterbury Cricket, is still...
August 26th, 2015 | 0 commentsRotorua Lakes Council mayor Steve Chadwick is on a mission to work more closely with her community. She talks with Ruth Le Pla about devolving political control and her strong belief in working through others to get things done.
I’m not in the habit of kissing mayors. So I was a bit surprised when Steve Chadwick bounced up and gave me...
August 23rd, 2015 | 0 commentsUnlocking economic growth, reducing travel time between Auckland and Cambridge and improving safety is the focus of a $1.8 billion investment in the Waikato’s transport network.
More than half will be spent on fast-tracking the completion of the Waikato Expressway and projects such as the Hamilton Ring Road, while approximately $400...
August 20th, 2015 | 0 commentsAuckland Council’s John Dragicevich is putting out a call for local authorities around the country to increasingly pool their learnings.
John, who is GM infrastructure & environmental services, and director civil defence & emergency management, says the local government sector has an incredible range of knowledge.
August 14th, 2015 | 0 commentsSir Wira Gardiner has been appointed as chair and Leigh Auton as a member of the Local Government Commission.
They join commissioner Janie Annear, who has been reappointed. The appointments are for a three-year term, commencing August 1 this year.
Sir Wira has a long and distinguished public service career. He was a founding director...
August 12th, 2015 | 0 commentsAugust 17 – 18
SOLGM Community Plan Forum 2015. Chateau on the Park, Christchurch
August 19 – 21
Just Add Water Seminar (JAWS). Dunedin Events Centre, Dunedin
Audit & Risk Committees – Roles & Functions (LGNZ). Local Government NZ, Wellington
August 20 – 21
NZCID Building Nations Symposium. Air...