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Upcoming Workshops

Current course information: 

Introduction to the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - Workshop on the Function, Processes, and Administration of a District Licensing Committee
Tuesday 21st May 2024 (Fielding)

The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (SSAA) introduced significant new responsibilities for local
government. This workshop will provide District Licensing Committee (DLC)members, support staff, and
inspectors an overview of the Act and the systems and processes that a Committee follows including the
process in which meetings of the committee are undertaken

Taking Notes, Creating Minutes Workshop
Thursday 30 May 2024 (Gisborne)

To provide practical, interactive, and in-depth training on effective note taking leading to the
production of quality and accurate minutes. 

New Governance Professionals Introductory Course
Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th June 2024 (Bay of Plenty / Waikato)

Governance Advisors play an integral part in supporting the governance systems, processes and elected representatives within the local government sector.

This role is highly professional, requiring skills and knowledge to support elected members in making good decisions in a framework that complies with legislation and good practice.

This two-day introductory course for people new to the role will provide all the core elements of knowledge that a new Governance Advisor will need to undertake the role in their initial stages of development.

Governance Professionals Symposium
Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th January 2025 (Wellington)

Advance Notice: Our annual Governance Professionals symposium in January each year is a popular event on our calendar.  This is advance notice for the symposium in 2025. A key topic will be preparing for the 2025 elections, including pre- and post-election governance requirements, and training/induction for newly elected members.

Please contact us ( to register an expression of interest.

The brochure and registration form will be made available closer to the date.

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