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Smart digital investment transforms local economies

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:21 pm | Local Government NZ

Digital investment can have a significant impact on a community, but funds need to be used in a targeted way through smart investment to deliver economic results. More >>

Funding and infrastructure funding models explored

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:20 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) held an in-depth master class session on infrastructure funding as part of its conference at Nelson with more than 100 council managers, elected members and local government stakeholders attending. More >>

Expert tells local govt conference new is not always better

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:19 pm | Local Government NZ

Jonar Nader, Principal of Australian company Logictivity, travels the world to advise executives and government officials on innovation, productivity and leading-edge management. More >>

Local government engaging with youth

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:17 pm | Local Government NZ

Generation Y (those born between 1984 and 2002) are a demographic that have big ideas and a ‘fresh’ perspective, but their representation and engagement with local government has not always reflected this. More >>

Cricket World Cup lead shares wisdom on hosting major events

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:16 pm | Local Government NZ

Following the successful completion of the Rugby World Cup 2011, Therese Walsh was appointed Head of New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. More >>

LGNZ says a stronger response is needed on regulatory issues

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 5:01 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) acknowledges the Government’s response to the March 2013 Productivity Commission’s report “Towards Better Local Regulation” released today, but says it doesn’t go far enough. More >>

LGNZ welcomes Prime Minister to local government conference

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:56 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) was pleased to host the Prime Rt Hon John Key at the 2014 LGNZ Conference today in Nelson. The Prime Minister addressed the audience of 550 delegates including mayors, chairs, chief executives, councillors and senior ... More >>

LGNZ welcomes Labour’s announcement on regional development

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:01 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed today’s announcements from Leader of the Opposition David Cunliffe on regional development. The Hon Cunliffe launched Labour’s regional development policy to more than 550 delegates at the annual 2014 ... More >>

LGNZ releases election manifesto

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:25 am | Local Government NZ

LGNZ releases election manifesto focusing on the need for strengthening New Zealand’s communities and economies More >>

Local government celebrates outstanding performance at LGNZ

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:02 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards, designed to recognise and celebrate the leadership role local government plays within communities. The Awards were presented at a prestigious dinner ... More >>

Rotorua wins hosting rights for 2015 conference

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:54 am | Local Government NZ

Rotorua will be the focus of local government in July next year when mayors, councillors and CEOs from 78 local authorities descend on the city for the 2015 Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) conference. Rotorua’s successful bid was announced by LGNZ president ... More >>

Horowhenua Mayor elected as LGNZ's new Vice President

Monday, 21 July 2014, 5:01 pm | Local Government NZ

Horowhenua Mayor Brendan Duffy has been voted the new Vice President of Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) by members at their 2014 conference in Nelson at the weekend. More >>

Leading economists share thinking for a changing NZ

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:41 pm | Local Government NZ

Whether we like it or not New Zealand’s social landscape is changing as the population ages, becomes more diverse and increasingly urbanised. More >>

Focus on lifting governance and financial performance

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:33 pm | Local Government NZ

Without good governance no organisation can hope to succeed. At the annual Local Government New Zealand conference, the delegates discussed ways to improve the governance and financial performance within their organisations. More >>

Local Government New Zealand welcomes new Vice President

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:39 pm | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) members have today voted Mayor Brendan Duffy as the new Vice President of LGNZ at its 2014 Annual General Meeting held at Nelson. More >>

Xero CEO shares ideas on transforming local economies

Monday, 21 July 2014, 12:31 pm | Local Government NZ

Xero CEO shares ideas on transforming New Zealand’s local economies Cloud-based accounting software firm Xero could be based anywhere in the world but Chief Executive Rod Drury keeps the company’s head office in Wellington. More >>

Local government discusses how we can spread wealth

Monday, 21 July 2014, 11:47 am | Local Government NZ

Opportunities and risks arising from New Zealand’s changing regions were explored today at the Local Government New Zealand conference in Nelson. Shamubeel Eaqub, Principal Economist at the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, delivered ... More >>

LGNZ conference 2014: President’s opening speech

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:07 am | Local Government NZ

LGNZ conference 2014: President’s opening speech Ladies and gentlemen, the Hon Paula Bennett and particularly our Members, New Zealand’s 78 local governments, this year’s theme: Powering Local Economies | Building Vibrant Communities, is ... More >>

LGNZ announces partnership with FairWay Resolution

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:04 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) today announced a significant new partnership under EquiP, its Centre of Excellence. More >>

Local government votes on three important matters

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:02 am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) members have voted on three remits about topical and important matters for the sector at the 2014 LGNZ Annual General Meeting, held at Nelson. The first remit was a request that LGNZ advocate to the Government to ... More >>



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