Hamilton and New Plymouth lead the charge
Help for councils
The Office for Seniors has released an online toolkit to help councils and community groups start their own age-friendly journeys.
The Community Connects grants also offer funding to start development of an Age-friendly Communities Plan or implement an Age-friendly Community...
Carbon Landscape Collective founder Craig Pocock was back in this country last year to present the Carbon Landscape Roadshow. Here are his observations.
The carbon landscape identifies the carbon cost of design, implementation and management of public spaces and landscapes including the disproportionately high carbon cost of public...
April 16 – 18
International Research Society for Public Management 2019 Conference. School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington
April 23 – 24
The New Public Management: Vive la Revolution? Massey University Albany, Auckland
GP 19: Masterclasses. Alexandra Park, Auckland
May 1 – 3
SIR BOB HARVEY / HOW TO WIN THE NEXT ELECTION
Why must we have postal voting in a digital age?
They come around quickly don’t they? No sooner have you got your feet under the council table, a couple of cosy chairmanships, people start to like you, even stop you in the street telling you what a great job you are doing and suddenly it’s...
A new independent advisory group which aims to tackle the dire lack of training opportunities in the water and wastewater sector has just been established. The new group, made of water industry representatives, will be administered by Water New Zealand, and will provide much-needed advice on all aspects of water industry education and training....
Central & local government roles
The Policy Observatory at Auckland University of Technology has a series of publications on some local government governance issues, which diagnose problems and suggest solutions. In particular, the authors ask what the role for local government is and question how to get the central/local mix right....