Concurrent sessions (90mins)
STREAM 1: RMA reform update with Jade Wikaira
- Director RM Reform, Ministry for the Environment
- Manager Aucklandwide Planning, Auckland Council
STREAM 2: Three Waters reform update, facilitated by Allan Prangnell, DIA
proudly sponsored by Marsh
STREAM 3: Excellence Awards showcase
Western Bay of Plenty District Council, winner of the 2021 LGFA Supreme Award
Representatives from Western Bay of Plenty District Council and the hapū of Matakana Island will share details of their project, Transfer of Ownership of Panepane Purakau, an initiative to return 172 hectares of land to the five hāpu of Matakana Island through a significant negotiation and community engagement process.
Selwyn District Council, winner of the 2021 Datacom Award for Transforming Service Delivery
Representatives from Selwyn District Council will present details of their project, A World Class Customer Experience Transformation Project, a service transformation project that won a 2021 Datacom Award for Transforming Service Delivery.
Waikato Regional Council, winner of the 2021 Buddle Findlay Award for Bicultural Leadership
Representatives from Waikato Regional Council will share details of their project, Transfer of Functions to an Iwi Authority under s33 RMA, saw the Council transfer water quality monitoring functions to the Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board, the first transfer of its kind since the Resource Management Act was introduced in 1991.