International Speaker Series-webinar invite

International speaker series webinar – UN climate champions – Wednesday June 30th @9am. On behalf of The Climate Change Commission we extend an invitation to all LGNZ members interested in attending this webinar. Attendees will be joined by the UN’s ‘high-level champions for climate action’ to discuss the Race to Zero and the run up to COP26Continue reading “International Speaker Series-webinar invite”

Drinking water feature in February 2020

  In February 2020’s issue of Local Government Magazine we will be covering potable or drinking water. If you have any news, projects or case studies you are interested in sharing with our readers please contact me via email or phone, on 021 411 890. We are gathering content at present and would like toContinue reading “Drinking water feature in February 2020”

Innovation in green infrastructure

With our physical infrastructure coming under more pressure NZ councils are responding by blending natural environmental systems with man-made engineered solutions, and reaping benefits from what is described as green infrastructure. In our September editorial feature we take a look at new approaches to green infrastructure, and the nature of these benefits this approach isContinue reading “Innovation in green infrastructure”

 Forum set to begin site-specific deliberations — South-East Marine Protection Forum

The South-East Marine Protection Forum met in Dunedin for two days on 28 and 29 May in final preparation before beginning their site-specific deliberations. Prior to this meeting, the Forum had been working on gathering together a number of resources to assist in its deliberations. These resources include an independent Summary of Submissions, an independent […]Continue reading ” Forum set to begin site-specific deliberations — South-East Marine Protection Forum”

Petone to Melling Cycleway — isthmus blog

The proposed Wellington to Hutt Valley Walking and Cycling Link (W2HV) will be a game-changing connection in Wellington region’s cycling and walking network. It offers a healthy and safe route around the harbour edge and beyond. This has long been a missing link for walkers and cyclists. The project is divided into three sections. NZTAContinue reading “Petone to Melling Cycleway — isthmus blog”

The future of public playground design

In December’s issue of Local Government mag we are commissioning an editorial feature on the future of playground design. As part of the preparation we are inviting asset managers responsible for parks and playgrounds the opportunity to be part of the process. If your council has recently opened or commissioned the construction of a newContinue reading “The future of public playground design”