Ngā kawa whakahaere o te kāwanatanga ā-rohe Local government codes of conduct
The Commission looked at the role of codes of conduct in local government, undertaking comprehensive engagement with the sector and stakeholders. It heard from every council and many of the country’s community boards through various avenues. The Commission's report discusses the main issues with codes and recommends ways to address them.
It is clear that codes of conduct sit firmly within a wider context as part of a suite of governance tools that need to be considered holistically. Through this engagement the Commission has identified a range of sector and legislative measures that could work together to support improvements to both conduct and codes.
The Commission presented its report to the Minister of Local Government in September 2021. The Minister of Local Government responded to the Commission on on 28 April 2022.
Read the Commission's report
Local Government Codes of Conduct - Report to the Minister of Local Government type: pdf, size: 846 KB
Read the Minister's response
Local Government Codes of Conduct - Response from the Minister of Local Government type: pdf, size: 462 KB