New Governance resources – here’s what you need to know

SOLGM’s best-practice governance resources and advice provide councils with guidance in areas around legislative obligations, LGOIMA expectations and changes to the Privacy Act. A new governance section in SOLGM’s LGSectorGoodToolkit outlines some of the changes that have taken place in these areas this year.

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Are you on track with your 2021 LTP?  

Project teams are in the depths of developing their Long Term Plans (LTPs), a three-yearly process which sets out council priorities for the next ten years. Since 2006, SOLGM has been supporting councils with LTP development with a range of guidance documents which are available to all council staff.

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Using volunteers to improve well-being and bring the community together

Using volunteers for a food-sharing service and social initiative, ‘The Food Circle’, is a proposal put forward by one of this year’s Management Challenge teams – Hiko Hauraki of Hauraki District Council. The proposal is fantastic example of engaging with the local community to support well-being while sourcing knowledge on how to grow food and cook seasonal, healthy meals.

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Upcoming Events

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20 Jan 21

Webinar: How to Win an Excellence Award 2021

This webinar is designed to give SOLGM Excellence Award and Emerging Leader of the Year Award entrants some important pointers on what judges are looking for in an excellent entry.

18 Mar 21 - 19 Mar 21

Save the date: Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum

Save the date for SOLGM's 2021 Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, New Zealand

22 Mar 21 - 25 Mar 21

Save The Date: 2021 Marsh Risk Management Forum

Save the date for SOLGM's 2021 Marsh Risk Management Forum

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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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