What is it?

The MahiTahi Local Government Collaboration Portal is an initiative instigated by Bay of Plenty Local Authority Shared Services (BOPLASS) to accelerate the growth of shared service strategies and projects throughout local government in New Zealand by increasing visibility of councils’ opportunities to collaborate.

Please feel welcome to download our brochure:

Collaboration Portal Brochure

Want to join the Collaboration Portal?

If you work in Local Government and you value the opportunity to work cooperatively rather than independently then please contact us with the following details:

  • Council / LG organisation
  • First and last name
  • Council email address
  • Office 365 login (if different from the council email address).

Once registered, you can log into the Portal and connect with potential collaboration partners immediately.

If you already have a log in, click here to navigate to the MahiTahi Collaboration Portal.

How does it work?

The Collaboration Portal is based in Microsoft Teams and offers the following functionality:

1. Projects

Find out who is doing what. Make contact with those on the same roadmap. List your council’s projects.

2. Chat and Message Boards

Connect with peers in other councils to share information, start conversations in the same channel of interest. Review previous discussions.

3. File Repository

Share documents, strategies, policies and procedures, project information, business cases, templates, reports, etc. See what resources are available for your area of business.

Collaboration Portal Quick How-To Guide

You can view the MahiTahi LG Collaboration Portal Quick How-To Guide here – HOW-TO Quick Guide.

Quick Guide

Collaboration Portal Terms of Service

You can view the MahiTahi LG Collaboration Portal Terms of Service here – Terms of Service.