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New CouncilMARK™ reports show councils are on track to improve performance

October 31, 2018

The latest reports of local government excellence programme CouncilMARK™ have been released today for Central Hawke’s Bay District Council and Tararua District Council.

CouncilMARK™ Independent Assessment Board releases latest council reports

August 28, 2018

The Independent Assessment Board which oversees the local government excellence programme CouncilMARK™ has released today the reports of council assessments and ratings for Environment Canterbury and Upper Hutt City Council.

Mackenzie District Council receives B CouncilMARK™ rating

May 28, 2018

Communities are being served well by the Mackenzie District Council, a report completed under the local government excellence programme CouncilMARK™ shows.

The CouncilMARK™ excellence programme began in July 2016 with a leadership group of councils called Foundation Members.  Assessments began for an initial group of councils in September 2016 and continued into 2017.  Results will be shared from around the middle of 2017.

The Foundation Members are: 

  • Far North District Council
  • Greater Wellington Regional Council
  • Hastings District Council
  • Horowhenua District Council
  • Masterton District Council
  • Matamata-Piako District Council
  • Napier City Council
  • Nelson City Council
  • Porirua City Council
  • Queenstown Lakes District Council
  • Rangitikei District Council
  • Ruapehu District Council
  • South Taranaki District Council
  • Upper Hutt City Council
  • Waikato Regional Council
  • Waimakariri District Council
  • Wairoa District Council
  • Whakatane District Council


Date updated: July 13, 2017 at 9:12 PM