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ALGIM Spring Conference - Web & Digital & Customer Experience

Dunedin Centre, Dunedin
17 September 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 19 September 2017, 3:00 p.m.

About ALGIM Spring Conference

The 2017 Spring Conference was held 17th - 19th September 2017 at Dunedin Centre, Dunedin.

This new event joined together ALGIM's two most popular Symposiums - Web & Digital and Customer Experience (previously Customer Service). Offering professional development, world class international speakers, workshops and networking.

The theme for this year’s event is Customer Service Transformation in the Digital Era.


Speaker presentations

2017 ALGIM Spring Conference Awards



A big thanks to the event sponsors:

ReadSpeaker logo          Monsido logo 

Vodafone logo SilverStripe logo  Enghouse Interactive logo

 Dunedin City Council logo


Speaker Presentations

Click here to see the speaker presentations.


2017  ALGIM Spring Conference Awards

These awards recognise and celebrate best practice in web and digital and customer service respectively amongst New Zealand Local Authorities.  They aim to encourage Local Government to be innovative, service-focused and recognised in supporting their organisation and communities of interest. 

2017 Web & Digital Professional Development Award

Winner: Lauren Rowland, Digital Communications Coordinator, Taranaki Regional Council


2017 Customer Experience Professional Development Award

Winner: Reece Turner, Customer Quality Coordinator, Waikato District Council


2017 Leader of Local Government Service Delivery Excellence

Winner: Megan May, Animal Control Team Leader, Waikato District Council

Runners Up: Mike James, Customer Centric Leader, Waikato District Council


2017 Best use of Social Media or App

Winner: Marlborough District Council – Emergency Response Building App (ERBA)

 Runners Up: Northland Regional Council - The Need for Speed - Faster Alerts to Multiple Channels


2017 Best use of Intranet Award

Winner: Auckland Transport – Building a New Engine Room

Runners Up: Hauraki District Council - Intranet Upgrade Using WordPress and Themler


2017 Customer Service Individual of the Year – Team Member

Winner: Megan Wilson, Customer Support Partner, Southland District Council

Runners Up: Mary Mahu, Waikato District Council


2017 Web & Digital Project of the Year

Winner: Northland Regional Council – Pest Control Hub

Runners Up: Marlborough District Council - Migration of MDC Website to Sphere Content Manager


2017 Ultimate Customer Service Centre

Winner: Nelson City Council

Runners Up: Christchurch City Council


2017 Supreme Website Award

Winner: Whakatāne District Council

Runners Up: Palmerston North City Council


2017 Best Customer Experience Award

Winner: Waipa District Council

Runners Up: Waimakariri Distrct Council


Conference Enquiries

Event enquiries can be directed to:

  • ALGIM Programme Coordinator via email - for event enquiries
  • ALGIM Communications & Marketing Manager via - for exhibition and sponsorship enquiries
  • ALGIM Administration Coordinator via - for registration and account enquiries