Complaints & Constructive Conversations. LGNZ. Wellington
Making Effective Infrastructure Decisions. Novotel Royal Lakeside, Rotorua
The Engaging Presenter. LGNZ. Wellington
DHI Flood Forecasting Workshop. Napier
November 28 – 29
Project Management. TBC, Christchurch
Young Opus engineer Jules Scott-Hansen says one of the biggest challenges for her generation may not lie in building new assets but in looking after what we already have. Christchurch's Land Drainage Recovery Programme marks a significant step in that direction.
Asset management puts me to sleep” was the blunt response I got from one of my more...
October 2017 edition
Opening doors to China – What's the role of councils? ... LGNZ president Dave Cull – On knobs and knockers ... Timaru's award-winning district wide wastewater strategy ... Placemaking in New York – Comnunity gardens in the Bronx ... Let the technocrats rule – What could possibly go wrong
Council communications must reflect the needs and wishes of very diverse community members. Patricia Moore finds they span everything from radio announcements to Timaru District Council’s ‘chatbot with personality’, Tim.
With communication platforms rapidly becoming an essential business tool, local bodies are faced with a plethora of...
September 2017 edition
Can councils help breathe new life into zombie towns? ... Stormwater – NPS-UDC: the cat among the environmental pigeons ... Push me pull you – Levels of service: Can less be more? ... Water wish-lists – Cleanliness is next to costliness ... Snapshot of Christchurch – Lianne Dalziel on future-proofing the...
In 20 years’ time, our country will be home to 1.25 million people aged over 65. Some councils are already planning ahead. Initiatives range from physical activity programmes, beach access mats and mobility parking to emergency preparedness and even a seniors’ rock ’n’ roll group. What’s your council doing?
The Office for Seniors is...