September 24 – 25
Maori Legal, Business & Governance Forum. Te Wharewaka o Poneke, Wellington
Chief Risk Officer Summit 2018. Grand Millennium, Auckland
September 26 – 28
National Wetland Restoration Symposium, War Memorial Conference Centre, Napier
October 9 – 10
Climate Change & Business...
Confronted by ageing or inadequate infrastructure, smart solutions to wastewater management are a priority for many councils. Local Government Magazine looks at four projects aimed at providing a more cost-effective and lasting outcome for the local bodies involved. By Patricia Moore.
Organisation WSP Opus
Project Mangawhai Wastewater Treatment...
LGNZ launched a major new localism initiative at its annual conference in July. Patricia Moore asked four specialists what a more localist approach could mean for our country’s cityscapes.
Flying the Flag
When it comes to visual promotion for local businesses, organisations and events – an important aspect of localism – it seems...
Shifting property information records online has been a long, and sometimes complicated, process for Taupo District Council. Lorraine Wade talked to delegates at the ALGIM Autumn Conference through a project that has been at least 13 years in the making.
For council customers, the need for online access to property information was self-evident....
Parts of the Opotiki township have faced repeated flooding and sewer overflows for years. Opotiki District Council set up a specialist project governance group and made the bold decision to fund on-property repairs of private infrastructure. Peter Askey, from WSP Opus, updated delegates at the IPWEA NZ Conference in Rotorua.
Old leaky pipes, a...
Water New Zealand has just finished a series of workshops around the country discussing the big questions the government is facing over its plans to reform the way drinking, waste and stormwater is managed. CEO John Pfahlert outlines the pros and cons around the options.
At the Local Government New Zealand Conference in July, officials from the...