Watch out for changes to the Building Consent Authority Accreditation Scheme.
The Building Consent Authority (BCA) Accreditation Scheme is being updated as part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE’s) ongoing work to ensure regulation of the building system contributes effectively to New Zealand’s...
Being able to enjoy the great outdoors lies at the heart of the New Zealand story, says Eric Pyle. He calls for a coordinated and strategic approach to managing and developing access to the outdoors.
Imagine Queenstown without access to its spectacular outdoors. It is not an image any of us can easily conjure up, nor is it a happy one....
By Linda O'Reilly, Partner, Brookfields Lawyers
Given the lateness of summer this year, it is probably an appropriate time to talk about camping. When the Freedom Camping Act was introduced in 2011 its stated purpose was “to address the adverse effects of freedom camping”. But the default position under the Act is that freedom...
14 March 2017
LGNZ launches Water 2050 to develop cohesive water policy
Local Government New Zealand has launched a new piece of work to create a comprehensive framework that brings freshwater issues and water infrastructure into a coherent policy.
Local government is at the heart of water issues in New Zealand, from the provision...
What would it take to create careers so satisfying that it’s hard to leave local government? Or to get the brightest and best people queuing around the block to join? Bit by bit, a bold new strategy is taking shape to do just that, writes Ruth Le Pla. Plus, we’ve canvassed nine more ideas on what else could be done.
When back in...
Green Property Summit 2017: Future Cities, Post-2020. Grand Millennium, Auckland
Media Training for Modern Leaders. LGNZ. Palmerston North City Council, Palmerston North
April 6 – 7
DHI New Zealand User Group Meeting. Te Papa, Wellington.
April 7, May 5, June 9, July 7
Contact Centre Managers...