About LGNZ

We are local democracy's vision and voice as councils/kaunihera and communities work together to improve social, cultural, economic and environmental outcomes for all.

  • Who we are
    Why we do the things we do – our purpose and vision for local government.
  • LGNZ team
    Meet the people powering up local democracy.
  • National Council
    Meet the governing body of LGNZ.
  • National Committees
    Our commitment to inclusion and guaranteeing all voices are heard, both within local government and across Aotearoa.
  • LGNZ constitution
    The LGNZ constitution outlines the rules for how the organisation works.
  • News
    Our latest media releases and local government news and insights.
  • Membership
    We’re here for you and work to bring benefit to all our members.
  • Annual reports & meetings
    Read about how we performed in the past and our plans for the future.
  • Mayors Taskforce for Jobs
    Improving the lives of rangatahi in Aotearoa New Zealand, one job at a time.
  • Consulting services
    Our consultancy services help to get your council humming, providing tailored services, best practice guidance, business solutions
  • Careers
    Help us create the most active and inclusive democracy in the world.