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CRL partnership a major step forward for unified council

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"The announcement that the Auckland Council and the Government have reached an agreement on funding and governance of the $3 billion City Rail Link is a major step forward in the delivery of New Zealand's largest ever public transport project," ... More >>

Infrastructure forum highlights ways to improve investments

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:36 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

“A major gathering of 100 of New Zealand’s capital procurement specialists yesterday in Wellington unanimously agreed that there are significant opportunities to improve value for money for tax payers and rate payers through better investment decision ... More >>

NZ must manage major projects more effectively

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 8:58 am | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

New Zealand needs to focus on managing big multi-million dollar projects more effectively, leading national major infrastructure development head says. More >>

Major NZ construction project development conference

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:54 am | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

The public benefits of the biggest construction projects in New Zealand will be highlighted at a major national conference in Christchurch next month. More >>

Review key to keeping UFB partnership on track

Friday, 8 November 2013, 10:51 am | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"The Government has made the right decision in commissioning an independent assessment of Chorus’ financial capability to deliver its contractual obligations under the UFB public private partnership," says Stephen Selwood, chief executive of the New ... More >>

Northern Corridor demonstrates major benefits

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

Updated project information on Wellington’s Northern Corridor Road of National Significance (RoNS) released today by NZTA indicate that the Wellington Airport to Levin route upgrade will deliver some $3 billion in benefits to the region over 40 ... More >>

Changes to local govt planning a step in the right direction

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

“Changes announced today by Minister for Local Government Hon Chris Tremain will improve linkages between councils’ long term asset management and strategic planning and should also lead to better quality public engagement. But to maximise the effectiveness ... More >>

Direct charging for road use a win-win for Auckland

Monday, 15 July 2013, 3:43 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

“The principal finding of the Consensus Building Group that unless Aucklanders are prepared to accept significantly higher rates increases and heavier congestion, introducing some form of road pricing by 2021 will be required is strongly supported ... More >>

CCDU market update welcomed

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

The early commitment by the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) to a timeline of regular and substantive market updates, including changes to the structure of CCDU, and the procurement process for horizontal infrastructure and anchor projects, ... More >>

CBD and suburban land development key to unlocking potential

Friday, 28 June 2013, 5:31 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

“The Government’s much anticipated statement of support for New Zealand’s largest ever public transport investment announced today will give Auckland property owners and employers confidence to develop, grow and thrive,” says Stephen Selwood CEO ... More >>

Big picture perspective needed on Gisborne transport access

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 2:51 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

“The release today of a Berl review of Kiwirail’s decision to mothball the Napier to Gisborne rail line raises some valid concerns about how strategic transport infrastructure decisions are made in New Zealand, but with such low transport demand in the region, ... More >>

Good progress on infrastructure but big challenges remain

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 5:08 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

The Building Infrastructure progress report released today appropriately celebrates positive progress on the government's Business Growth Agenda," says Stephen Selwood, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development. More >>

Intensification must address transport infrastructure

Friday, 16 December 2011, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"The draft housing affordability report released today by the Productivity Commission provides a timely warning that urban containment can have a negative influence on housing affordability in New Zealand's faster growing cities. Past experience with ... More >>

Public Private Partnerships provide connectivity

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"Today's announcement on the roll out of ultra fast broadband (UFB) provides the infrastructure foundation for New Zealand to compete in the global digital economy", says NZCID Chief Executive Stephen Selwood. More >>

Better education outcomes through improved asset management

Thursday, 7 April 2011, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in NZ schools have the potential to improve educational outcomes and transfer property risks to the private sector according to the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development. More >>

Expressions of Interest for Prison Welcomed

Thursday, 4 November 2010, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

The New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development welcomes the announcement from Ministers English and Collins that Cabinet will proceed with a custodial Public and Private Partnership (PPP) for the procurement of the new men's prison at Wiri, ... More >>

PPP Prison Provides Opening For Innovation

Wednesday, 14 April 2010, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"The Government's decision to seek competitive bids from the private sector to provide prison services at Wiri in South Auckland as a Public Private Partnership provides an opportunity to promote innovation into the prison service", says the Chief Executive ... More >>

PPP Prison opening for competitive innovation

Wednesday, 14 April 2010, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"The Government's decision to seek competitive bids from the private sector to provide prison services at Wiri in South Auckland as a Public Private Partnership provides an opportunity to promote innovation into the prison service", says the Chief Executive ... More >>

New Auckland Council's powerlessness "rubbish"

Friday, 12 March 2010, 10:33 am | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

Claims by ARC Chairman Mike Lee and others that the new Auckland Transport organization won't have to act in accordance with the requirements of the Auckland Council are wrong in fact and misrepresent the clear intentions of the new Auckland governance ... More >>

Potential for better water services

Thursday, 29 October 2009, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

"Communities should expect improved water services from proposed changes to the Local Government Act", says New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development Chief Executive Stephen Selwood. More >>

 

 

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