Code of Conduct
Te Whanonga Tikanga
This Code of Conduct (the Code) sets out the standards of behaviour expected from elected members of South Taranaki District Council in the exercise of their duties.
Its purpose is to:
- enhance the effectiveness of the local authority and the provision of good local government of the South Taranaki District;
- promote effective decision-making and community engagement;
- enhance the credibility and accountability of the local authority to its communities; and
- develop a culture of mutual trust, respect and tolerance between the members of the local authority and between the members and management.
This purpose is given effect through the values, roles, responsibilities and specific behaviours agreed in this Code.