Meeting and Governance Solutions has over 20 years of experience in governance and management roles. We are known for our knowledge, innovation, facilitation, experience and very importantly our sense of humour. We have a strong reputation as a leading governance consultancy.

Here’s what some of our clients had to say:

District Licencing Committee workshop 3 February 2020

Highly practical and informative workshop that made me think and gave me avenues to go and find further information that would help me at hearings. Simon Edwards Chair Hutt City Council DLC

Thank you for the informative session. Very knowledgeable – Keri Brown Member Hutt City Council DLC

Great as always – Jack Marshall

Very helpful for someone with no experience in DLC – Shazley Rasheed – member Hutt City Council DLC


Wellington Regional Council Standing Orders and Chairing meetings

Great team, great information, well presented – Prue Lamason

Vern Walsh and Steve McDowell ran an excellent training session for chairs and councillors on the use of standing orders. They are knowledgeable, lively, inject humour and practical examples to enhance learning – Roger Blakeley


Queenstown Lakes District Council report writing 10 February 2020

Steve was amazing, very friendly and made it fun

Steve made the workshop relatable and personable to each department than attended

Helpful, well laid out workbook. Steve is lovely and personable. Nice to remember everyone’s names etc

Steve delivers a relevant and useful workshop to any personal writing any types of reports, small or large, formal/or informal, factual or advisory. I am glad I had the opportunity to attend.

Really good session to jog your memory on the essential basics of report writing


New Governance Professionals 10 and 11 March 2020

This workshop has equipped me with the necessary skills and confidence to organise and advise at future meetings. Awesome workshop. – Liana Mua, Ruapehu District Council

Clear and concise information made it easy to understand – Christine Vass, Tasman District Council

Brilliant training. Extremely relevant. Thank you

Valuable understanding and knowledge of Governance, covering all necessary areas of the role and environment. Some great ‘gems’ and learnings to take back to my role. Well facilitated by knowledgeable professionals. Thanks – Lisa Kynaston, Upper Hutt City Council

I like the practical knowledge – Tanicka Mason, Kapiti Coast District Council