Professional Development Events Calendar

Click on the workshop of interest on our calendar above and it will take you through to online registration and more details of price and location.

2019 elected member induction

2019 Induction Workshops

Take a look at all of our current training offerings for here

Or view our CouncilMARK Series training options here

To download our Workshops Wall Chart Calendar, click here

2020 Workshops

We are in the process of scheduling workshops for 2020 - so check back for updates! or email EquiP if there is anything in particularly you are interested in as we would love to hear from you.

Please be aware that all workshops are confirmed only once minimum numbers are reached, and if for any reason these numbers are not reached, the date may be rescheduled.  For this reason, please do not book any travel until your place on your chosen workshop has been confirmed.

Public Workshops currently available:

Friday 21st February - Waipa DC - full details here

Friday 13th March - RMA - What Elected Members Need to Know - register here.


In-House Council Workshops

At EquiP, we aim to be flexible to your needs and will create and deliver what is in demand. The in-house workshops listed above are only a sample of what we offer in this space. If you have any requests or suggestions for in-house workshops, we will provide customised solutions to help you achieve excellence. Please contact us here if your council is interested in hosting a workshop.  

Leadership and Governance Programme (a series of in-house council workshops)
 To be offered soon
  • Debating & Influencing Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills

To find out more about Equip's Leadership and Governance programme, click here:

How to book:

For all registrations simply email EquiP OR you can register online now as well! simply select the workshop or event you wish to participate in from the calendar and this will take you through to an online portal.  If you have never logged on to our LGNZ site before you will need to register for this, and when you do, please register yourself rather than for the person you are wishing to enrol. Once you have registered you will then be sent a link to activate the registration. Once logged in you will then be able to register on behalf of anyone you need to attend training.  

What else is coming?

We are always interested in hearing what development needs you have, so please contact EquiP if you think we're missing any essential learning activities in our calendar.

Cancellation policy

We understand that cancellations or schedule changes are sometimes inevitable and to help us provide you with the best service please click here.

All of our workshops rely on sufficient registrations of interest to be received in order to proceed. Please note that your registration once submitted is not automatically a guarantee that you will be confirmed to attend this workshop.  A confirmation email will be sent once our minimum numbers have been met and the workshop is confirmed to proceed.  Please do not make any travel arrangements until you are confirmed to attend this workshop.

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