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.
Meet the people powering up local democracy.
Meet the governing body of LGNZ.
Our commitment to inclusion and guaranteeing all voices are heard, both within local government and across Aotearoa.
Our latest media releases and local government news and insights.
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.
Our consultancy services help to get your council humming, providing tailored services, best practice guidance, business solutions
Help us create the most active and inclusive democracy in the world.