The Waimate District is located in the centre of the South Island, bounded by the Waitaki River in the south, the Pareora River in the north and the Hakataramea Valley to the west.
The District is a productive agricultural area with a mix of pastoral, cropping, dairy farming, fruit and vegetable growing. Farming, forestry and milk processing are signifcant contributors to the local economy.
Waimate District Council had identified a level of business risk associated with the use of a complex, manual spreadsheet process to manage its financial planning.
Waimate District Council has implemented the MAGIQ Performance software application to reduce business risk and improve overall efficiency of its Annual and 10-year Long Term Financial Planning processes.
The organisation is achieving a significant reduction in business risk and improved business efficiency using the MAGIQ Performance software application to deliver its Annual and 10-Year Long Term Financial Plans.
Overall confidence in the quality of the data has also improved, which has been a positive step towards building greater transparency and accountability across the organisation.
Andy Hilton, Corporate Services Manager:
“By implementing MAGIQ Performance, changes that used to take hours and sometimes days to implement, are now completed within the hour.”