About Us

Taituarā — Local Government Professionals Aotearoa (formerly SOLGM) is the national organisation that supports and develops local government professionals in New Zealand. As an incorporated society for local government, our focus is on providing professional leadership, promoting excellence in management practice and developing the sector capability to enhance service delivery to our local communities.

Taituarā plays a leading role in terms of thought leadership within the local government sector, advocacy at the interface with other sectors, activities to support learning for the sector by the sector and most importantly linking the wealth of experience and expertise across New Zealand.