November 2017 edition
Localism the Swiss way – Why New Zealand needs more, yes more, councils ... Citycare Water – A contractor's view ... Love festivals / Hate waste – Lessons on litter ... Age-friendly communities – Six councils' solutions ... Technical Briefings – Auckland's Central Interceptor
Infrastructure, funding, regional development and civic participation will be priorities for 2018, while the four wellbeings could be reinstated.
The Hon Nanaia Mahuta, Minister for Local Government.
E nga mana, e nga reo, tatou katoa – Tena koutou.
As the new Minister of Local Government this is an opportunity to foreshadow my approach to...
Morrison Low recently completed a study on the cost of growth at a number of local authorities. Consultant Stuart Cross (pictured) summarises some of the findings and challenges councils to talk more with their communities about the direct and indirect benefits of growth.
Not all costs that are caused by growth can be recovered from development...
When it comes to stormwater engineering, how do we ensure cultural and social outcomes are not swept aside by the dollars delivered through cost-benefit analysis? Troy Brockbank uses the concept of mauri to bridge the worlds of water-sensitive design and tikanga Maori.
Troy Brockbank (Te Rarawa, Ngati Hine, Ngapuhi) is a civil engineer,...
Two and a half years ago, the South Taranaki District Council and the Hawera Business Association commissioned a strategy to redevelop Hawera’s town centre. The Campbell Lane project has revitalised the town centre and re-energised private sector investment. The town’s retail tills are busier than before. And Campbell Lane is just the...
January 23 –24
Clever Buying – Procurement Training Course. Auckland
January 30 –31
Clever Buying – Procurement Training Course. Wellington
February 7 (onwards)
Havelock North Inquiry Seminars. Throughout New Zealand from Feb 7.
February 12 – 13
Floods Slips & Coastal Erosion Management Conference. Te Wharewaka...