2020 LGNZ Conference 

This year LGNZ's annual conference and EXCELLENCE Awards will be held in Blenheim from 16-18 July 2020.

Approximately 600 delegates are expected to attend, such as mayors, chairs, chief executives, councillors and senior management from New Zealand's councils, along with key players from the private sector, business, government and non government agencies.

The conference website (containing programme, social functions, accommodation and registration information) will open in February 2020.

 

2020 LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

The LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards are designed to showcase council projects, programmes and people who have made a real impact in local communities.

These prestigious awards will be presented at the black tie Fulton Hogan conference dinner and LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards function on Friday 17 July 2020.

The Awards recognise and celebrate excellent performance by councils in promoting and growing the well-being of their communities.  2019 award information and award criteria are here.

2019 LGNZ Conference

The 2019 LGNZ annual conference and EXCELLENCE Awards was held in Wellington from 7-9 July 2019.

2018 LGNZ Conference

The 2018 LGNZ conference and EXCELLENCE Awards were held in Christchurch from 15-17 July 2018.

2017 LGNZ Conference

The 2017 LGNZ conference and EXCELLENCE Awards were held in Auckland from 23-25 July 2017.

2016 LGNZ Conference

The 2016 LGNZ conference and EXCELLENCE Awards were held in Dunedin from 24-26 July 2016.