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Author portrait picture Protecting our value in a volatile world

It’s not uncommon to hear someone ask a visitor to our country “so what do you think of New Zealand?”  Whether it’s born of politeness or is part of our DNA, as a country we have a keen interest in what others think of us.

Author portrait picture Being bold together: Watercare’s approach to procurement

As part of our procurement work programme, we’re inviting speakers to present at the Office about the lessons and challenges their organisations face when it comes to procurement. In August, the Office hosted a presentation from Raveen Jaduram, Chief Executive of Watercare.

Author portrait picture Responding to a changing climate

Sector Manager Kristin Aitken from our Local Government team delves into some of the terms used by councils and experts in their efforts to address the effects of climate change. She also takes a look at what councils are already doing, and what they need to consider for their next long-term plans.