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The Waikato Strategic Planning Network began informally in the late 1990s for planners of local authorities in the region. Over time the Strategic Planning Network has evolved to include other agencies that contribute to the community wellbeing of the Waikato region.
The purpose of the Waikato Strategic Planning Network is to:
This purpose will be achieved predominantly through the sharing of information and resources, developing and promoting good practice models as organisations work together and by providing professional development, networking and bench-marking opportunities.
Membership may comprise of representation from those working in Strategic Planning fields which have community wellbeing as a key organisational objective.
Membership may include representation by
Participation in the group is voluntary — the participating organisations will endeavour to make consistent personnel available to attend and contribute.
Participation in the Strategic Planning Network requires members to commit to: