A pioneer of sustainable development, a business partnership that’s converting landfill emissions into electricity, and some solar-powered toilets, were among the local government success stories recognised in the recent 2016 EECA Awards.
The EECA Awards, which honoured winners in 10 categories for a range of energy management...
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has issued details of a new independent standards system that measures the performance of local authorities.
The local government standards system will demonstrate and improve the value and services of councils by measuring qualitative and quantitative indicators across leadership, finance, service...
June 20 – 21
Future Workforce Forum. Amora Hotel, Wellington
June 22 – 25
2016 IPWEA Conference. SkyCity Auckland
Lego Serious Play. Rose Park Hotel, Auckland
July 5 – 6
Team Leader Training. Rose Park Hotel, Auckland
Changing Demographics. Amora Hotel, Wellington
RMLA Salmon Lecture...
Many councils are just starting to deliver great digital experiences to residents on mobiles. Now, new paradigms like the internet of things, big data, personal AI, natural language processing and augmented reality mean it will soon be time to rethink everything again. So what are smart councils doing?
For the past decade, Alex...
A greater emphasis on analysis and modelling is on the cards as councils dig deep into spatial technologies. So too, are more shared services, technologies and standards, as councils team up to meet ratepayers’ increasing expectations. By Mary Searle Bell.
Local authorities face both huge challenges and opportunities as the demand for...
Troy Pickard is president of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA). He talks with Ruth Le Pla about the challenges and opportunities in his country and what local governments on both sides of the Tasman can learn from each other. Troy will be a keynote speaker at the LGNZ Conference in July.
Local Government Magazine: What...