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Nau mai, Haere Mai.

The 2023 Taituarā Conference will be held at Toitoi – Hawkes Bay Arts and Events Centre on Wednesday 22 November – Friday 24 November.

The theme is thrive | kia tōnui ai. We’ll explore what councils have been doing to help their communities thrive in a time of change and upheaval in many regions.

Don't miss the opportunity for some much-needed time together. We have a programme of local tours, inspiring speakers, panels of international and local experts, and workshops with case studies of successful initiatives from councils across the motu.

Take advantage of our early bird pricing. Save up to 25% if you register before 13 October!

Extend your stay in the beautiful Hawke’s Bay to explore and soak up all that the region has to offer.

What will I get out of thrive | kia tōnui ai?

This conference is full of local tours, inspiring speakers, national and international panelists, and interactive workshops.

You will learn, connect, and network with peers and decision-makers from across the motu and overseas.

Build relationships that provide support, advice, inspiration, and fun!

Who is thrive | kia tōnui ai for?

It’s for you! It’s for local government professionals of all levels, and those who want to connect with us. It’s for anyone who wants to learn, connect, and support local government best practice.

How much does it cost to attend thrive | kia tōnui ai for?

Book before 13 October to secure our early bird Taituarā membership price of $990!