Welcome to the LGSectorGoodToolkit®

The LGSectorGoodToolkit® is an online resource provided to the local government sector by the New Zealand Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM) to allow councils to access accurate and up to date resources which covers all work flows.

Resources in the LGSectorGoodToolkit® are created by SOLGM in conjunction with the relevant working parties and outside experts including Simpson Grierson, BERL and the Department of Internal Affairs.

These resources are funded by an annual subscription paid by councils. To access the information in this website visitors will need their council password. 

Please contact SOLGM for information on access.


Legal Compliance Modules

SOLGM has developed a suite of modules that set out legally compliant processes and procedures in local government

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Guides to assist local authorities in their long term planning.  The guidance reflects the changes to Local Government Act Bill No.3

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Local Elections Resources

The SOLGM Electoral Subcommittee has developed a range of resources to assist and guide electoral officers and support staff.

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Financial Management Resources

Various resources provided by the SOLGM Financial Working Party to assist local authorities in different areas of financial management.

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BERL Resources

SOLGM commissions BERL to produce reports that will assist local authorities in their planning.

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COVID-19 Resources

This resource contains local government advice and guidance issued to the sector during the pandemic.

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Guidance documents to assist with governance functions in local authorities.

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Resources soon to come for micromobility devices.

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Other Useful Resources

SOLGM produces guidance materials across a wide range of areas for local authorities, these can be found on the main SOLGM site here.