Developing a green infrastructure policy for the Auckland Council stormwater unit: In the first of a new series of technical briefings we highlight a paper presented at the recent 2016 Water New Zealand Stormwater Conference in Nelson.
Authors: Ian Mayhew (4Sight Consulting); Wolfgang Kanz & Claudia Hellberg (both Auckland Council...
A new report, commissioned by the Committee for Auckland, provides a good summary of pluses and minuses half a decade after Auckland was amalgamated into a unitary council. The Governance of Auckland: 5 years on asks whether the new structure has delivered on the aims of the reforms.
The report focuses on the structure of the Auckland...
In the first of our new series focusing on the future, Mary Searle Bell asks what local authorities should expect when it comes to placemaking and urban design.
For James Rosenwax, market sector director for cities at AECOM, great places in our cities are achieved when there is “a mixture of flexibility, spontaneity, diversity,...
Around the world, many governments have favoured municipal amalgamation to improve efficiency of service and deliver cost benefits through economies of scale. But is bigger really better? Dr Colleen Rigby and David Robson look at the facts.
The concept of amalgamation is the voluntary or forced merger of multiple small local...
May 30 – 31
Managing CCOs and Alternatives Training. Wellington
June 8 – 9
CIO Summit. SkyCity Auckland
June 13 – 14
2016 NZ Intelligent Infrastructure Summit. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Auckland
Time Management. Rose Park Hotel, Auckland
June 14 - 15
Resource Management & Environmental Law Reform...
Hastings District Council chief executive Ross McLeod talks with Ruth Le Pla about mental cogs, going ‘glocal’ and why councils need new ways of working with their communities.
Ross McLeod could write this whole magazine standing on his head, eating a banana and gazing nonchalantly into the horizon. He’d never say that, of course....