Local Government Magazine

Author : Jonathan Whittaker

Special Feature

Smart solutions – Contaminated land

Jonathan Whittaker
Urban growth is putting pressure on councils to clean up contaminated land. Current regulations are not quite tailored for the job and can be open...
Waste Management

New service with twice the chemical kick

Jonathan Whittaker
A new chemical collection service has not only seen Palmerston North residents safely dispose of over 800 kilograms of unwanted chemicals for free, but also...

The time of the drone is now

Jonathan Whittaker
Are drones just fun distractions or solid working tools for local authorities? Tararua District Council’s Peter Wimsett told delegates at the recent ALGIM Autumn Conference...
Parks, Sport & Recreation

Skills pathway for sport and recreation leaders

Jonathan Whittaker
Industry training organisation Skills Active Aotearoa has launched a new pathway for leaders on the front lines in sport, exercise, community recreation, snowsport, outdoor recreation and...
Assets & Asset Management

Tasman District Council – Modelling assets

Jonathan Whittaker
Outcomes from modelling an asset network effectively can help justify funding in a council’s next Long-Term Plan. Tasman District Council has been doing just that....
3 Waters

Biophilic design Dunsborough, Western Australia

Jonathan Whittaker
Calibre’s Brendan Oversby detailed a project in Dunsborough, Western Australia, using biophilic design to integrate water-sensitive design with land development. He was speaking at the...