Local Government Magazine

Author : Jonathan Whittaker

Special Feature

Smart solutions – Wastewater management

Jonathan Whittaker
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...
Special Feature

Smart solutions Cityscapes

Jonathan Whittaker
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...
Technology

One-stop-shop for property information

Jonathan Whittaker
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...
Infrastructure

Opotiki’s innovative sewer rehabilitation project – A right-sized solution

Jonathan Whittaker
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...
3 Waters

Water reform – The three big-picture issues on the table

Jonathan Whittaker
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...
Infrastructure

Infrastructure: the state of play – One man’s view

Jonathan Whittaker
Lawyer Adam Feeley is well known for his staunch views and career spanning the Serious Fraud Office, Queenstown Lakes District Council and, now, independent advisory...
Communities

Sam Johnson – Looking for local heroes

Jonathan Whittaker
Sam Johnson was the driving force behind the Student Volunteer Army during the Christchurch earthquakes. Back in town to launch the Community Guardians Project at...