Update on SOLGM events

Following the Government's statement that we have moved to Alert Level 4, all our events have been postponed. We are working on alternative methods of delivery. Further information about the Government's approach can be found at https://covid19.govt.nz/

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COVID-19 unit established to support local government sector

A COVID-19 Coordination Unit has been established by the Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM) to guide and support the local government sector through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 update

Read the SOLGM COVID-19 update

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Upcoming Events

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09 Apr 20

Virtual Meetings: Managing engagement in a virtual environment

Join our free webinars this Thursday 9 April. These two Q&A webinars will help you gain important insights about managing engagement in a virtual environment.

22 Apr 20 - 26 Aug 99

LG Accelerated Leadership Programme - Southland/Otago Region

This five month programme is developed in association with the Capability Group for local government professionals and delivered by facilitators with exceptional knowledge and understanding of the sector.

Dates to be confirmed.

5 different locations, New Zealand

30 Apr 20

POSTPONED: Chief Executives Forum

Please note this event is now postponed. Please see the full update on SOLGM events.

A one-day Forum for those dealing with the unique demands of managing at the highest level in Local Government.

National Library, 70 Molesworth Street, Wellington, Wellington, 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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