2019 Mayors Induction

 2019 mayors induction


To introduce elected Mayors to their local government role, their key support networks and start the development journey towards being an effective community leader. Deputy Mayors are also welcome to attend. 

Workshop outcomes

Day one – for all Mayors

By the end of this workshop you will have:

  • Identified local governments role and the key issues it faces
  • Recognised your own authentic leadership role
  • Considered and started planning to address your local issues
  • Defined key actions to build effective relationships with
    • Your chief executive
    • Your elected members
    • Iwi and your communities; and
  • Built supportive networks to enable your effective council.

Day Two (extra focussed sessions) - for all Mayors

By the end of this (half-day) workshop you will have:

  • considered how to set up your committees;
  • clarified your Civil Defence role; and
  • planned your media interactions.


  • 1st day - Tuesday 29 October (arrival from 9.30am with 10 am start)
  • Networking dinner - 6.30pm (venue Te Papa)
  • 2nd day - Wednesday 30 October (9.30am to 12.30pm)


Room 1, Rangimarie Room, Te Papa, 55 Cable Street (on the waterfront), Wellington


  • Day 1 pricing - $650+gst
  • Networking dinner (optional) - $159+gst
  • Day 2 pricing - $295+gst

Booking details

In order to pre-book, please email Raquel Brandt-Partridge on raquel.brandt-partridge@lgnz.co.nz as soon as possible to secure your spots.

Cancellation Policy

Please note our cancellation policy.

Extra information

We are currently exploring extra support options that will be provided between the election date and this workshop. 

We will also provide 3 X Mayors Professional Development Workshops in 2020.

The Value of Induction