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2016 LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

The LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

The EXCELLENCE Awards are open to all of New Zealand's 78 local authorities each year. The Awards recognise and celebrate excellent performance by councils with regard to community engagement, environmental impact, infrastructure management, economic development, cultural vibrancy, and overall value and service delivery.  Awards will be judged on a combination of general and specific criteria.

Awards winners will be announced in the evening of the Fulton Hogan conference dinner and LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards function on Monday 24 July.

A collection of the 2016 finalist videos are below.

 

Fulton Hogan EXCELLENCE Award for Community Engagement

The winner of this award will have undertaken a project or programme that has made a positive impact on the community in their town, city, district or region and encouraged effective engagement and participation.


Central Otago District Council


Christchurch City Council

 
Environment Southland

 
Greater Wellington Regional Council

 
Hamilton City Council (award winner)

 

Rotorua Lakes Council

 
Thames-Coromandel District Council

 
Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

 

Whangarei District Council

 

MartinJenkins EXCELLENCE Award for Best Practice Contribution to Local Economic Development

The winner of this award will have led, or is leading, a strategy, project or programme, delivering measureable actions and outcomes contributing to the economic advancement of their town, city, district or region.


Canterbury Mayoral Forum


Grey District Council


Kawerau District Council and Matamata Piako District Council (award winner)


Whanganui District Council

 

Chorus EXCELLENCE Award for Best Practice in Infrastructure Management

This title will be awarded to the council that has managed its core infrastructure in a manner that meets best practice and resulted in better economic and/or environmental outcomes for their town, city, district or region.


Hamilton City Council


Napier City Council


Southland District Council (award winner)


Westland District Council

 

Air New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Environmental Impact

The winning council will have developed a significant strategy, project or programme that has made a positive and measureable contribution to the quality of the environment in their city, town, district or region.


Auckland Council (award winner)


Bay of Plenty Regional Council


West Coast Regional Council

 

Creative New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Best Creative Place

The winner of this award will have contributed to, or is contributing to, a more prosperous and vibrant town, city, district or region by incorporating arts and culture in infrastructure, amenities and local services.


Dunedin City Council


Hamilton City Council


Napier City Council


New Plymouth District Council (award winner)


Rotorua Lakes Council

 

 

Date updated: 13 June 2017