SOLGM has developed a Well-being Indicator Framework

In the lead-up to changes to the Local Government Act, SOLGM has developed a Well-being Indicator Framework.

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Fly the right way

Flying drones is fun and it’s something more and more of us are doing. But your drone is an aircraft, which makes you a pilot. As a pilot, you must follow New Zealand Civil Aviation Rules.

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Press Release: The New Zealand leg of the Australasian Management Challenge

Once again Local Government staff have raised the bar and put down a clear challenge to their Australian counterparts at the New Zealand leg of the Australasian Management Challenge. Fifteen teams from across New Zealand competed in the challenge held on 21 and 22 May at Silverstream Retreat in Upper Hutt.

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Upcoming Events

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29 Jul 19-30 Jul 19

Infocouncil - LG Hub Governance Professionals & Committee Advisors Forum

This year’s Forum focuses on assisting newly elected members with the decision-making process post-elections, including what Governance Professionals can do to support a new CEO, inductions, and how to support a new Mayor/Chair. With a host of workshop options to choose from, you can tailor your Forum to suit your needs and interests.

Sudima Hotel, Christchurch Airport , New Zealand

18 Jun 19-19 Jun 19

Project Management - Wellington

This workshop is designed for councils and is based on years of experience of working with councils on real projects. It will also teach highly experienced Project Managers some simple, fast and effective tools and techniques that work.

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

27 Jun 19-28 Jun 19

Climate Change and Local Government Forum

The Climate Change and Local Government Forum is an exciting event featuring New Zealand experts. This event provides an opportunity to hear from people facing the same issues and challenges as you, and provides an excellent opportunity to network with others in the local government sector.

Christchurch City Council Central Library, (corner of Gloucester and Colombo Street) 60 Cathedral Square, 8011, 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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