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Correction: Infrastructure NZ delegation to China

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:24 pm | Infrastructure NZ

HE Ms Wu Xi, China’s Ambassador to New Zealand, today announced that Infrastructure New Zealand will be leading a senior delegation to China, Hong Kong and Singapore in March 2019. More >>

Infrastructure NZ welcomes establishment of new entity

Friday, 17 August 2018, 3:33 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones’ confirmation that the Government will establish an independent infrastructure entity – an i-body – is very positive news and warmly received by industry,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure NZ. More >>

Infrastructure report reinforces need for central leadership

Friday, 17 August 2018, 1:12 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"Major issues affecting the construction and wider infrastructure sector are the result of weak procurement capability across the board and strengthened government expertise and leadership is required to drive an overall lift in industry performance," ... More >>

Urban Growth Agenda Warrants Bi-Partisan Support

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 11:02 am | Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s Urban Growth Agenda tackles the key issues holding back development in New Zealand and warrants support across the political spectrum,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Forecast infrastructure investment serious cause for concern

Monday, 30 July 2018, 4:42 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The National Construction Pipeline report issued today by MBIE shows infrastructure investment projections down dramatically on those of 2017, highlighting the problem of uncertainty in the infrastructure sector and raising serious questions about New ... More >>

Building Nations infrastructure conference

Friday, 27 July 2018, 3:48 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The importance and value of arm’s length infrastructure advice to Government to assist infrastructure decision-making will be the keynote topic at this year’s Building Nations Symposium,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Transport GPS welcome but New Zealand falling further behind

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 4:25 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s Policy Statement on Transport confirms record investment over the next decade, but with capital investment levels half what they are in Australia, ongoing congestion, housing unaffordability and constrained economic growth will ... More >>

Budget in line with infrastructure expectations

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:45 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The Adern-led Government’s first Budget has followed through on well-signalled investments in transport, housing, education and health, but greater use of private investment will be needed to get overall investment to the level required,” says ... More >>

Transport package positive but doesn't address congestion

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:36 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"The Government’s announcement of a fully-funded $28 billion ten year programme for Auckland is very welcome, but to reduce congestion beyond today’s levels road pricing and improved alignment of housing and employment with transport is required," ... More >>

Construction sector productivity compromised by delay

Monday, 19 March 2018, 12:33 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Cancellation of major projects, delays in new projects coming to market and uncertainty about future transport funding are forcing the contracting sector to release skilled staff just at the point at which the Government wants to increase the speed and scale ... More >>

Decisive Leadership Required to Improve Local Govt Services

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 12:26 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"Waipa District Council’s rejection of a shared water services partnership with neighbouring Hamilton City demonstrates, once again, the need for government intervention in the funding, responsibilities and structure of domestic governance," ... More >>

New fuel pipeline unlikely to be solution

Monday, 18 September 2017, 12:51 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The rupturing of the Marsden to Wiri oil pipeline has identified issues in resilience planning which should be resolvable without building another pipeline,” says Stephen Selwood, Chief Executive of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Marked contrast in transport policies between major parties

Friday, 8 September 2017, 3:53 pm | Infrastructure NZ

The release today of the National Party’s transport policy provides the opportunity to compare its priorities with those of the Labour Party, announced last month. More >>

Irrigation changes needed for rural areas

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 3:03 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"The change to the constitution of Crown Irrigation Investments Limited (CIIL) to allow it to fund water storage projects that directly lead to environmental benefits is a very positive step and should be extended to recognise resilience and social ... More >>

Cross party consensus needed on Infrastructure Commission

Friday, 1 September 2017, 1:42 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"The National Party’s announcement today that, if elected, it will set up an independent National Infrastructure Commission should have cross party support," says Infrastructure New Zealand Chief Executive, Stephen Selwood. More >>

Diversity & Inclusion in the Infrastructure Sector

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 12:29 pm | Infrastructure NZ

Research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially. McKinsey’s latest findings reveal that companies in the top quarter for gender or ethnic diversity are more likely to have financial ... More >>

Specialised agency key to infrastructure programme

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:10 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"There is now broad agreement across the infrastructure industry that consolidating public procurement expertise in an arm’s-length specialist agency is critical to meeting New Zealand’s investment programme," says Stephen Selwood, CEO of ... More >>

Long term funding tools for Auckland welcome

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 3:58 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"Labour's commitment to solving Auckland's long term transport funding challenge is a big step forward," says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

A $2.6 billion boost for Auckland and New Zealand

Friday, 4 August 2017, 11:16 am | Infrastructure NZ

"The Government’s $2.6 billion commitment to Auckland’s overwhelmed transport system is a well-balanced package of investment in road, rail and bus. Combined with consents for the East-West strategic link, expected later this year, this will deliver ... More >>

Crown Infrastructure Partnerships initiative could transform

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 3:29 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"The Government's announcement today that it will set up Crown Infrastructure Partnerships to seed fund private investment in road and water infrastructure provides a means to dramatically increase housing supply," says Infrastructure New Zealand ... More >>

 

 

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