As well as the policy and advocacy work LGNZ undertakes, there are also many events taking part throughout the year.  The highlight is our annual conference, held every year in July. We are also pleased to hold the inaugural LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards during the conference. 

On average, every year LGNZ hosts 14 zone meetings, 11 sector meetings, six National Council meetings, frequent EquiP professional development workshops and webinars, one stakeholder function, one AGM and one annual conference.

For a copy of LGNZ's 2020 Annual Calendar please click here

LGNZ 2020 Housing Symposium

Start date: February 25, 2020

RegistrationLGNZ members and event sponsors - Register here

Stakeholders - Register here

Te Maruata Hui, March 2020

Start date: March 11, 2020

Te Maruata’s first hui of the triennium will be taking place in Taranaki in March 2020.

UCLG ASPAC Executive Committee meeting

Start date: April 22, 2020

New Zealand China Mayoral Forum 2020

Start date: May 18, 2020

The third New Zealand China Mayoral Forum will be held in China on 18 May 2020. This mechanism, launched on 21 November 2014, provides a platform for peer-to-peer exchanges for New Zealand and China mayors to discuss issues of mutual interests strengthen practical cooperation and enhance friendship.

Te Maruata Hui 2020

Start date: July 15, 2020

E te iti me te rahi, rau rangatira mā ō ngā kaunihera o te motu, nau mai, piki mai, kake mai ki tēnei hui o tātou. Te Maruata is holding its 5th annual pre-conference Hui for Māori in local government on Wednesday 15 July 2020, in Blenheim (venue TBC).

LGNZ Conference & EXCELLENCE Awards 2020

Start date: July 16, 2020

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) will be holding its annual Conference and EXCELLENCE Awards  from 16 - 18 July 2020 in Blenheim. The theme for LGNZ Conference 2020 is "Natural Capital".  

For more information about previous LGNZ Conference & EXCELLENCE Awards click here.

2020 Local Government New Zealand AGM

Start date: July 18, 2020

The 33rd Annual General Meeting of Local Government New Zealand will be held at the Marlborough Convention Centre in Blenheim on Saturday 18 July 2020.   The AGM is scheduled to start at 9. 30 am and is likely to run for a minimum of two hours.