Interview with Jenny Spencer

We interviewed Jenny Spencer, Acting Manager Workforce Leadership at SOLGM who shares her passion for local government and what she thinks are some of the challenges facing those in HR in local government.

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Interview with Audrey Dench

We interviewed Audrey Dench, Properties and Facilities Manager at Masterton District Council who has some pretty exciting projects on the go including strengthening and improving an historic grandstand within one of NZ’s oldest and grandest parks.

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Interview with Jo Miller

We interviewed Jo Miller, recently appointed Chief Executive at Hutt City Council.

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Upcoming Events

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02 Oct 19

The 2019 SOLGM/BERL Adjustors Webinar

This is an annual event that coincides with the release of the SOLGM/BERL adjustors and the Local Government Cost Index (LGCI).

10 Oct 19-16 Oct 19

Webinar - LTP 101: An Introduction to the 2021 Long Term Plan

A two-part series of webinars designed for those who are new to the LTP and want to know what it's all about and for those who might be responsible for part of the LTP and want to see how their role fits with the rest.

21 Oct 19-22 Oct 19

Funding and Rating Forum 2019

For finance managers, revenue managers, rating staff and legal staff.

Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston St, Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand

Member Benefits

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These provide local government managers with the opportunity to share knowledge and ‘best practice’ in Local Government in another country

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Members receive quarterly briefings containing information that is highly relevant to management roles in local government.

Through our sponsor Skills, we are able to provide outstanding leadership development opportunities to our Members. Entries usually open in October each year and the recipients are announced at our annual Gala Dinner in April

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Members of SOLGM's five Working Parties have the opportunity to influence and support sector activities of national importance as well as contribute to our key work programmes. Members participating in our Working Parties gain a wealth of knowledge and insight in respect to issues that are critical to local government professionals while also enhancing their leadership skills and career opportunities.

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