Objectives of the Conference


Foster the professional development of compliance officers

Learn about best practice from recognised experts

Encourage professional debate within the sector

Address key issues through practical case studies

Hear the views of key stakeholders

The Environmental Compliance Conference is two full days of practical learning, field trip, exhibition and workshops from renowned experts, focused on practical and tactical solutions to compliance problems and opportunities in New Zealand.

The 2021 Environmental Compliance Conference brings together local government officers with the opportunity to connect with some of the leading minds in the compliance world - to hear the views of experienced peers, exchange ideas, review best practice, learn from case studies and catch up with their colleagues.

The presentation topics are organised into three streams and attendees can choose which sessions to attend.

Who Should Attend 


Officers and team leaders from Regional, District and City Councils are invited including:
· Front Line Compliance Officers
· Enforcement Officers
· Incident Response Officers
· Pollution Prevention Officers
· Compliance Managers
This Conference may also be of interest to Planners, Resource Consent Officers and Central Government.


“Was most impressed by the keynote speakers! The content was relevant, training/refresher element and pier experiences was valuable.”

“Loved the diversity of presentations!”

“The conference was varied and addressed a large proportion of the audience interests”

“The conference was really helpful! Since we got to choose what presentation we went to, we could all benefit”

“The content was great. The range of content appealed to all aspects of my job”

“The gala dinner was spectacular in the cardboard cathedral and Kilmarnock presentation was really moving. The opening night function was great as well, easy to meet and talk to people and a good way to start connections not only for the duration of the conference but also for future compliance advise from external agencies”

“It was a really great experience with a lot of take away learnings”

“Excellent conference, would highly recommend to other people”

“Fantastic! I will be keen to come again and I have encouraged others in my team to come next year”

“This was by far the best conference I have been to. The keynote speakers were outstanding! Well done”

“Excellent experience and good value for money”