Engaged communities - How community-led development can increase civic participation

Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL), a long-time supporter of SOLGM, has produced a think-piece for the Helen Clark Foundation on engaged communities. Read on to find out more.

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Notice of Constitutional Review

Find out more about the upcoming Constitutional Review

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Thomas Reuters Environmental Law & Policy Conference

Find out more about the Thomas Reuters Environmental Law & Policy Conference

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Upcoming Events

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22 Jan 20

Webinar: How to Win a SOLGM Award

This webinar is designed to give entrants some important pointers on what judges are looking for in an entry. Those contemplating entry into either the Excellence Awards or the Emerging Leader Award should register.

04 Feb 20

Funding & Financing Inquiry Forum

This is a day for any local authority elected member or staff member with an interest in funding tools and sources, funding and rating policy, decision-making, accountability, and planning.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand

10 Feb 20-11 Feb 20

Leading Community Well-being Forum

This 2-day forum brings together local and international specialists to share innovative and practical approaches to the changing face of community participation. It provides the opportunity to share knowledge, recognise best practice, and develop practical skills for community collaboration and engagement.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, 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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