2020 ALGIM Special Awards

During the COVID crisis there has been incredible work carried out by unsung heroes throughout local government. The ALGIM Special Awards wish to reward local authorities for exercising leadership and innovation during COVID-19.

Our 2020 Special Awards were presented at our online Special Awards Ceremony held on 2 October 2020 2pm. 

2020 ALGIM Special Award Winners

 Fast-Tracked Project

 Sponsored by:

 Mitel and RemotAbility/Snapshotz

 Placing

 Council

 Fast-tracked Project Name

 Winner

 Auckland Transport

 Rapid digital response to COVID‐19: providing   Aucklanders with the confidence to use public transport.

 Second

 Tasman District Council  

 Delivering DORIS EDRMS and GIS platform   leveraging Microsoft365

 Third

 Far North District Council

 #DigitalDemocracy 


Rapid digital response to COVID‐19: providing Aucklanders with the confidence to use public transport -  Auckland Transport 

Auckland Transport was able to continue operating the public transport network during the crisis, keep passengers and staff safe, and increase public confidence in the network using live occupancy data.

Delivering DORIS EDRMS and GIS platform leveraging Microsoft365 - Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council were able to expedite the delivery of two large, complex digital transformation projects, delivering both projects on budget, including full staff training.

#DigitalDemocracy -  Far North District Council 

When it became apparent that law changes were to be enacted to enable #DigitalDemocracy, FNDC abandoned plans to establish the old‐style Emergency Committee structure and made the decision to fast‐track their #DigitalDemocracy programme.

 New Initiatives Project

 Sponsored by:

 Information Leadership

 Placing

 Council

 New Initiatives Project Name

 Winner

 Auckland Council

 COVID Track & Trace Tech Solutions  

 Second

 Ashburton District Council

 Mid Canterbury Open for Business

 Third

 Taranaki Regional Council

 Backyard Biodiversity ‐ Taiao Taiepa Ki Tua 


COVID Track & Trace Tech Solutions  - Auckland Council

COVID‐19 Track and Trace solutions are initiatives which were developed inhouse by Auckland Council in response to the emerging needs of the organisation during the COVID‐19 lockdown.

Mid Canterbury Open for Business - Ashburton District Council

Ashburton District Council delivered a solution to rebuild its local economy and shared its new initiative with other Councils to help kickstart their own regions.

Backyard Biodiversity ‐ Taiao Taiepa Ki Tua  - Taranaki Regional Council

Filmed and released during the lockdown, and initially aimed at families confined to their homes under the Level 4 lockdown, this 11‐episode online video series encouragled households to discover what lives in their backyards and what can be done to enhance habitat for native wildlife.

 Supportive Team -Customer Experience

 Sponsored by: Enghouse Interactive

 Placing

 Council

 Winner

 Waitomo District Council

 Second

 Wellington City Council

 Third

 Dunedin City Council

 Supportive Team -Web and Digital

 Sponsored by: Squiz

 Placing

 Council

 Winner

 Environment Southland

 Second

 Porirua City Council

 Third

 Bay of Plenty Regional Council

 Supportive Team -ICT

 Sponsored by: 2Degrees

 Placing

 Council

 Winner

 Auckland Transport

 Second

 Clutha District Council

 Third

 Environment Canterbury

 Supportive Team – All of Council

 Sponsored by: MagiQ

 Placing

 Council

 Winner

 Auckland Council

 Second

 Far North District Council

 Third

 Tararua District Council

People's Choice Award - Backyard Biodiversity ‐ Taiao Taiepa Ki Tua  - Taranaki Regional Council

Thank you - Special Award Sponsors

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