Interview with Jo Miller

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

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Interview with Harry Wilson

We interviewed Harry Wilson, recently appointed Chief Executive at South Wairarapa District Council.

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Interview with SOLGM Life Member Malcolm Douglass

We interviewed SOLGM Life Member, Malcolm Douglass, who had a very long and successful career in local government. Malcolm’s 60 year career focussed on long-term planning.

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Upcoming Events

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29 Aug 19-12 Dec 19

LG Accelerated Leadership Programme - Bay of Plenty Region

This five month programme, developed in association with the Capability Group, is for those in a people leadership role in local government including those leading project teams.

5 different locations, New Zealand

03 Sep 19

Persuasive Adviser Training for Senior Leaders - SOLD OUT!

The Persuasive Adviser programme tackles the challenge internal advisers have with cutting through with their advice. It will give you all you need to make the difference you know you can make, to get invited to provide your advice 5 or 10 times more than you are now, so you can create the change that is needed.

‘The West Wing’ - SOLGM Offices, 85 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand

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).

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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