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Policy & advocacy
We champion the things that matter most as one strong national voice.
We act in the interests of councils/kaunihera across the country, reflecting the broad range of issues impacting communities and championing the common concerns with one strong national voice — delivering a consistent message that’s impossible to ignore.
Our relationships mean early involvement and influence in policy work, and our platform gives a coordinated local voice in the media to ensure your stories are heard loud and clear.
Discover how our policy and advocacy work is changing the way local government is perceived and operates across Aotearoa New Zealand.
Key issues for councils
Decoding the policy and making it meaningful across key national reforms and local issues.
Engaging with central government
We connect local and central government to promote the local voice.
Stay up-to-date with LGNZ's submissions on key policy areas affecting local government in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Stay informed with our published reports and research.
The ‘all you need to know’ guides for how to be an effective elected member, Mayor or Chair.