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How to Write a Business Case Volume 1: Setting up for Success

So, you need to write a business case to secure funding for your new project or programme? No idea where to start? You’re in the right place. This post is volume 1 of a 3-part series on writing a top-notch business case that will provide a robust case for investment and knock the socks off your Council, board or funder.

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Unlocking the power of Chinese investment for your Council

Councils and businesses across the country understand that New Zealand’s relationship with the Asia Pacific region, particularly China, is becoming increasingly important at a local level. Continue reading “Unlocking the power of Chinese investment for your Council”

The Secret to Scaling Complex Methods for Smaller Organisations and Projects

As you will have noticed from my other posts, I am a vocal advocate for bringing best practice to local government in New Zealand.

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Why Councils need Business Cases

As a sector, local government in New Zealand owns over $120 billion in assets. Every year, Councils spend $4 billion on new and renewed capital, and over $8 billion delivering services. This is forecast to hit $12 billion in the next 10 years. Continue reading “Why Councils need Business Cases”