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EquiP is LGNZ's Centre of Excellence.  It delivers tailored services, best practice guidance, business solutions, governance and management support to strengthen the local government sector.

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EquiP Consultancy offers a range of bespoke services to drive efficiency and effect in the local government sector.

EquiP's consultants work directly with council staff, mayors and elected members to provide customised guidance and tools to drive better efficiency of action and effect throughout local government activities.

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EquiP's Executive Recruitment Services builds strength, capability and excellence in our sector by placing and retaining top talent, and is backed by our extensive local government experience and intimate knowledge of the sector.  EquiP has also entered a partnership with Rothley for the provision of executive search and recruitment services targeting tier 2 and 3 management roles, as well as specialist and hard-to-fill roles.

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EquiP's Executive Performance Programme delivers services that promote capability, better decision making, effective management and strong leadership in participants, and is backed by in-depth research into what makes effective professional leaders in the public and private sectors. 

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EquiP's Service Level Review provides councillors, chairs and mayors with an external health check to determine whether their council is operating to standards of best practice in critical areas of activity and that opportunities for development and improvement are being fully realised. 

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EquiP's Road Transportation Unit (RTU) provides councillors, chairs and mayors with the knowledge that their council is planning for, and delivering best practice in activity management planning and that value for money is being delivered with fit-for-purpose levels of service.

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Professional Development

EquiP offers a range of professional development services specifically designed by LGNZ.

As an elected member, you've been chosen to look after the well-being of your local community and help manage local resources and assets.  Our professional development services offer new insights into key areas of local government and will help you make the right decisions for your community.

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Philip Jones' Audit & Risk Forum will provide a framework to improve the effectiveness of an A&R Committee. This facilitated workshop will also enable councils to learn from other experiences, including from the Office of the Auditor General and other councils.  Leave a legacy through your framework.  The way to establish a good audit & risk framework going into the next term is through good practice, which is exactly what this forum offers.

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EquiPTV is our new online platform of digital training activities and tools, which gives you access to some of the best minds in local government, and the ability to learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.  It is our mission to build strength, capability and excellence throughout the sector with our collection of on-demand webinars, development videos, online learning modules and digital consulting tools, all of which can be found in one place – EquiPTV.

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EquiP's live and interactive webinars provide slides and videos to look at, speakers to listen to and the opportunity to ask questions.  From the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere with a working computer and wi-fi, you can be a part of our live, interactive webinars, featuring fascinating presenters and state-of-the-art technology.  These webinars will be among the range of options on our easy-to-use EquiP TV platform, designed to suit the needs of all learners.

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We hold scheduled workshops across the country, and in addition, we run in house, own council training sessions. These own-council workshops allow you to focus on your council's issues and reduce travel expenses.

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Elected Members Induction (EMI) 2016

What you need to know to work effectively with local government.