Our Family of Sponsors

Our Principal Sponsors make an extremely valuable contribution to our ability to provide the range of services to our members and the wider sector. We would like to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors for that continued support. These organisations are key players in local government and their sponsorship shows their commitment to help us and the sector advance its goals for New Zealand communities.

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Principal Sponsor, Simpson Grierson is one of New Zealand's leading commercial law firms, and also one of the largest. They are considered the foremost legal adviser to local authorities. Their expertise in Local Government processes and projects is invaluable to SOLGM.

Simpson Grierson has the largest public law practice of any law firm in New Zealand. But what really sets it apart are the legal specialists who operate within it. No other group has the scope of knowledge on the range of issues faced by local government. They are the indisputable market leaders in environmental law and resource management. Their public law specialists have accumulated decades of experience acting for a large local authority client base and assisting them in their dealings with central government. This experience has also been noted by government departments and agencies, who have asked them to participate in legislative drafting and to work with those responsible for shaping or reforming policy.

For more information about this law firm please check their website www.simpsongrierson.com

Civic Financial Services Ltd is owned by local government and supplies local government with a range of financial services. Prior to 1 March 2017 it was known as New Zealand Local government Insurance Corporation


Every day 185,000 PwC people in 157 countries work hard to build strong relationships with others and understand the issues and aspirations that drive them. In New Zealand, PwC employs over 1,250 people and has offices in the Auckland , Waikato , Hawkes Bay , Taranaki , Wellington , Canterbury and Otago regions.

Over and above their traditional service offerings, PwC New Zealand also has a strong industry focus, with multi-discipline teams dedicated to key industry groups in both global and national markets. For their clients, this means the best local knowledge combined with the broadest global experience.

For more information about PwC please check their website www.pwc.co.nz

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Supporting Sponsor, JLT has been a provider of specialist insurance and risk management services to the local government sector for more than 20 years.

JLT continues to be the largest provider of insurance and risk advisory services to the local government sector in Australasia and are proud to assist SOLGM is achieving their objectives.

For more information on JLT please visit their website www.jltgroup.co.nz

Sponsorship Prospectus

To download the current Learning and Development Sponsorship prospectus please click here . For our Gala Dinner and Excellence Awards Sponsorship Prospectus please click here.

For more information on Sponsorship please contact Jessica Hill - Senior Advisor, Membership and Communications at SOLGM on 04 978 1280 or e-mail info@solgm.org.nz