Record Numbers enter SOLGM’s 2020 Awards

Entries for the 2020 SOLGM Awards closed on 21st February 2020 with a record number of applicants.

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Interview with 2019 Overseas Manager Exchange recipient Emma Davis

We interviewed 2019 Overseas Manager Exchange recipient Emma Davis who travelled to the USA

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RiverLink Project Interview

We interviewed Paki Maaka, Urban Design Manager at Hutt City Council and Martin White, RiverLink Project Director who are working on a very exciting partnership project which will turn the Lower Hutt CBD into a river-facing city, which will connect cycleways and walkways.

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Upcoming Events

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05 Mar 20 - 06 Mar 20

Project Management - Wellington

This workshop is designed specifically for councils and is based on years of experience of working with councils on real projects.

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

10 Mar 20

Rescheduled: Persuasive Adviser Training - places are limited to 18

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, Wellington City, New Zealand

26 Mar 20 - 27 Mar 20

2020 Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum

The 2020 Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum contains a range of topics intended to focus on the finance function as a trusted advisor as opposed to a scorekeeper. There’s something for all of the finance team, whether your interests are in the production of the financial statements, funding policy, or utilising financial information and processes as a tool for business improvement.

Waipuna Hotel, Auckland, 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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