Interview with Shanna Crispin

We interviewed Shanna Crispin - Communications and Marketing Manager at Masterton District Council who shared what she enjoys most about working in local government, some of the challenges of working in marketing and communications in local government and what she gets up to in her spare time.

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The Wairoa District Council received the Most Improved Best Customer Service Experience Award this year

The Wairoa District Council has been recognised with awards from the recent ALGIM awards.

ALGIM is the National Association of Local Government Information Management and represents the national and international interests in ICT, IT roles, IT infrastructure, web and digital, information and records management, customer service, and GIS.

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Canadian manager eager to learn during time in Southland

It might be on the other side of the world but a visiting local government manager from Canada believes Southland has plenty to teach him.

Ramin Seifi, from the Township of Langley in British Colombia, will spend the next two weeks in Southland as part of an exchange programme.

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Upcoming Events

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21 Oct 19-22 Oct 19

Funding and Rating Forum 2019

For finance managers, revenue managers, rating staff and legal staff.

Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston St, Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand

24 Oct 19

Webinar: Whatever Happened to the Local Government Amendment Bill (No 2)? The Fate of Better Local Government Services

This webinar will provide attendees with details of the changes to the reorganization process, and the new provisions for managing relationships with CCOs.

30 Oct 19

Webinar: Building Compliance Managerial Issues

Rosemary Killip from Building Networks will provide an update on building compliance issues and the impact these issues have on the managerial role.

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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