Parks and playground feature- September

Park and Playground feature-September 2020 In September’s issue of the magazine we feature new community assets that have either recently opened or are due to open this year. If your council or organisation has a project completed or one underway, and would like to share this with our readership we would like to hear aboutContinue reading “Parks and playground feature- September”

The grass is greener in lockdown level 2

NPDC staff haven’t been letting the grass grow under their feet since getting back on the fields after the Covid-19 lockdown. With winter sports looming fast and people heading out to enjoy the last of the golden autumn weather, the team has gone that extra mile to get our parks and reserves – some ofContinue reading “The grass is greener in lockdown level 2”

Innovation in parks and facilities management

In May’s issue of LG magazine our editorial feature will focus on innovation in parks and recreation management. Kiwis still yearn for the Great Outdoors, yet virtual reality is beginning to tug..How are local authorities keeping leisure facilities up to date with new technologies, and what products are drawing the public?  Is management of diverse parksContinue reading “Innovation in parks and facilities management”

Innovation in potable water treatment

In February’s issue of Local Government magazine we are running an editorial feature on innovation in potable water treatment. At present we are in preparation mode, talking with council asset managers and engineers about relevant products, projects and methodology. The final outcome will be a feature article including commentary from selected suppliers.Any information or insightsContinue reading “Innovation in potable water treatment”

Wastewater treatment feature

In November’s issue of LG magazine we are running an editorial feature on the future of wastewater treatment in New Zealand. At present we are in preparation mode, talking with council asset managers and engineers about current projects, methodologies and approaches to treating wastewater. The final outcome will be a feature article including commentary fromContinue reading “Wastewater treatment feature”

The future of solid waste treatment

In September’s issue of Local Government magazine an editorial feature will take an in-depth look at the future of solid waste treatment management by New Zealand TAs. Solid waste treatment priorities were reviewed at last year’s national WasteMINZ conference, and it was agreed that members would work to progress and assist councils dealing with rural waste, containerContinue reading “The future of solid waste treatment”

Stormwater management feature in July 2016

We are writing a special feature on the future of stormwater management in our July issue of NZ Local Government mag. As part of the preparation I am engaging directly with asset managers- to learn what your council has scheduled in the current financial year and, if significant projects are planned, whether you are managingContinue reading “Stormwater management feature in July 2016”