Net Carbon Neutral Towns Workshop: 22-23 November

Net Carbon Neutral Towns Workshop: 22-23 November

Net Carbon Neutral Towns looks at the way forward to achieving the carbon neutrality challenge with an emphasis on how towns, cities, communities and local businesses can work together to develop new projects and initiatives, strong financial incentives and a positive enthusiasm for a more sustainable economy.
 
Go here for further information and registration
Current Government Consultations List

Current Government Consultations List

CommunityNet Aotearoa have posted a list of current government consultations underway.  Click here for the October list.

Trade For All - Have Your Say

Trade For All - Have Your Say

The Government is consulting New Zealanders to develop a 'Trade for All' policy.   
 
Trade for All will also address global and regional issues of concern, such as environmental issues and labour standards.  The goal is a trade policy that works alongside other government policies to support sustainable and inclusive economic development.  It's time to join the conversation about the future of trade. 
 
Go here for further information

 

Provincial Growth Fund

Provincial Growth Fund

Government is investing in regionally focused initiatives to enhance economic development opportunities, create sustainable jobs and enable Māori to reach their full potential.
 
View a list of the latest projects funded in the Bay of Plenty
Reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

Reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

A targeted reform of the Residential Tenancies Act is underway to support the Government’s goal of making life better for renters.   The reform aims to promote good-faith relationships in the renting environment, and to ensure there are appropriate protections in place for both tenants and landlords.
 
Consultation runs until 21 October.   More information here and online survey here
Local government position statement on localism

Local government position statement on localism

Local government is calling for a shift in the way public decisions are made in New Zealand by seeking a commitment to localism.

Local Government are are calling for an active programme of devolution and decentralisation.    Go here to read the full position statement.

Read the full publication here

Successful Ageing Symposium - October

Successful Ageing Symposium - October

SUPA-NZ, together with the Bay of Plenty District Health Board and Tauranga City Council invites you to the 2018 Successful Ageing Symposium on October 15th in Mt Maunganui.
 
 
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COBOP: working better together

Collaboration Bay of Plenty (COBOP) is a network of local and regional councils and central government agencies in the Bay of Plenty. We are the hub of co-operative inter-agency work where Chief Executives and Senior Managers representing these agencies, work together to meet the current and future needs of communities in the Bay.

Together we promote the achievement of local and regional community aspirations and priorities through co-operation, collaboration and efficient use of resources. Mandated under the Local Government Act , we know that we can work better, together.

COBOP: working better together

Collaboration Bay of Plenty (COBOP) is a network of local and regional councils and central government agencies in the Bay of Plenty. We are the hub of co-operative inter-agency work where Chief Executives and Senior Managers representing these agencies, work together to meet the current and future needs of communities in the Bay.

Together we promote the achievement of local and regional community aspirations and priorities through co-operation, collaboration and efficient use of resources. Mandated under the Local Government Act , we know that we can work better, together.

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