When you join SOLGM you become part of a growing network of professional local government managers, dedicated to achieving professional excellence in the local government sector.

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Full Membership

$275*/yr

Full Membership is open to all New Zealand local government staff and includes full access to exclusive SOLGM benefits.
*Price excludes GST

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Associate Membership

$250*/yr

Associate Membership is open to anyone who wishes to keep up to date with developments in local government but is not working in the sector. Associate Members receive our quarterly briefing and member discounts for most of our events. *Price excludes GST

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"Being a member of SOLGM has been a great opportunity for me and has allowed me to get involved in a wide range of activities outside of my day job. SOLGM has helped my personal development and that of my team as well as opening the door to opportunities that I wouldn't normally have had such as the Management Exchange to the United States which has been a real career highlight to date."

- Hamish Waugh, General Manager - Infrastructure, Manawatu District Council

"SOLGM provides extensive opportunities for networking, sharing and learning. The support you receive as a SOLGM member ensures that at the touch of your fingertips you have access to advice that ensures your individual and organisation positive impact on the communities we serve. I value my SOLGM membership and proud to be part of the Local Government family making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders".
- Monique Davidson, CEO - Central Hawkes Bay District Council

Member Benefits

When you join SOLGM you become part of a growing network of professional local government managers, dedicated to achieving professional excellence in the local government sector.

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Overseas Manager Exchanges

These provide local government managers with the opportunity to share knowledge and 'best practice' in Local Government in another country.

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Event Registration Discounts

All our members receive attractive discounts when registering for most of our events. Typically discounts from two or three of our events will cover the annual Full Membership Application Fee.

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When you join SOLGM you become part of a growing network of professional local government managers, dedicated to achieving professional excellence in the local government sector.

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