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Recovery Spending A Welcome First Step Before Transformation

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 5:54 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s budget has made prudent investment in some no-regrets infrastructure sectors, which will get the sector going while we plan the transformational investment needed to build back better,” says Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Paul Blair. “The ... More >>

RMA Fast-tracking Big Step Forward For Recovery

Monday, 4 May 2020, 1:16 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s confirmation that Resource Management Act (RMA) consenting processes will be streamlined is great news for the recovery but must be just the start of the reform process,” says Infrastructure NZ CEO Paul Blair. “The RMA ... More >>

An All-of-government COVID-19 Response Requires Central-local Urban Growth Partnerships

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 4:03 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Hard-hit councils, who oversee half this country’s public infrastructure, require financial support from central government that is tied to shared priorities through Urban Growth Partnerships,” says Paul Blair CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. ... More >>

Infrastructure Sector Sees 30 Percent Less Jobs

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 1:43 pm | Infrastructure NZ

      “Professions across the New Zealand infrastructure sector could shed up to 30 per cent of staff over the next 6 months unless immediate measures are taken to protect workers and restart construction,” says Infrastructure ... More >>

A 10-point Infrastructure-led Recovery Plan For Extraordinary Times

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 11:30 am | Infrastructure NZ

The Government’s $12.1 billion COVID-19 package will soften the impacts of the Coronavirus for individuals and businesses, however these extraordinary times also create the conditions for our Government to build investment momentum, says Paul ... More >>

A 10-point Infrastructure-led Recovery Plan For Extraordinary Times

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 5:19 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s $12.1 billion COVID-19 package will soften the impacts of COVID-19 for individuals and businesses, however these extraordinary times also create the conditions for our Government to build investment momentum,” says Paul Blair ... More >>

Breaking Decades of Infrastructure Underinvestment

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 3:37 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s $12 billion infrastructure programme is a fantastic start towards building the infrastructure New Zealand needs to realise its potential,” says Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Paul Blair. More >>

New Infrastructure Tools for a Decade of Delivery

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 3:06 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Important policy and legislative developments have landed today which could enable a bolder, more streamlined way of delivering new infrastructure for the benefit all New Zealanders,” says Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Paul Blair. More >>

Port relocation is a once-in-a-century decision

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:14 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Relocating Auckland’s freight port is one of the biggest decisions this country will ever make and needs a full assessment of all the challenges and opportunities,” says Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Paul Blair. More >>

Updated Pipeline a sign of progress for Infrastructure

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 3:45 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Today’s update of the Infrastructure Pipeline is a sign that the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga is making good progress and we look forward to more government agencies, councils, and council-controlled organisations contributing ... More >>

Water regulation proposal needs sustainable funding

Friday, 25 October 2019, 12:20 pm | Infrastructure NZ

"The decision to establish an independent drinking water regulator is very positive and will help bring New Zealand’s water services up to international standards, but the absence of user charges leaves a significant gap in national water policy ... More >>

Infrastructure NZ Welcomes Watercare's Partnership

Friday, 27 September 2019, 12:02 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Today’s announcement of a $2.4 billion, 10-year construction partnership between Watercare and Fulton Hogan and Fletcher Construction is a positive development for the wider infrastructure industry that will lead to better outcomes for all parties,” ... More >>

Infrastructure sector calls for transformational reform

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 12:25 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Three-quarters of the infrastructure sector have called for transformation, rather than incremental change, of the culture and incentives between central and local government to work together to promote national well-being,” says Infrastructure ... More >>

Sarah Lang selected for International Leadership Programme

Friday, 6 September 2019, 2:04 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Infrastructure New Zealand is proud to see Sarah Lang off on the International Visitor Leadership Program to the United States tomorrow. With Sarah one of only eight people from the southern hemisphere hand-picked by the US Embassy to participate ... More >>

Decision underlines need for better consenting process

Friday, 30 August 2019, 8:30 am | Infrastructure NZ

“The cancellation of the Westpower hydro scheme concession under the Conservation Act after years of community engagement has significant implications for the review of the resource management system that is about to commence and underlines the need ... More >>

Infrastructure NZ Members Recognised for Excellence

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 5:20 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Infrastructure New Zealand is proud to see infrastructure organisations leading the way in workplace diversity, but urges organisations across the sector to continue pushing for positive outcomes,” says Paul Blair, CEO of Infrastructure NZ. More >>

Infrastructure Commission has a $multi-billion opportunity

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:06 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The infrastructure sector sees a major role for the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga in lifting the nation’s sagging infrastructure performance,” says Paul Blair, incoming CEO of Infrastructure NZ. More >>

Selwood recognised for contribution to infrastructure sector

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 8:33 am | Infrastructure NZ

Last night Stephen Selwood, founding CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand, was recognised for his outstanding service to the infrastructure sector at the 14th annual Building Nations Symposium in Rotorua. More >>

Infrastructure NZ calls for enhanced regional government

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 12:01 pm | Infrastructure NZ

Infrastructure New Zealand released a new white paper today setting out how, by strengthening regional capability and incentivising local, regional and central government institutions to collaborate, we can tackle complex issues and improve outcomes for all New Zealanders. More >>

Infrastructure NZ's Symposium injects over $2 million

Monday, 19 August 2019, 8:00 pm | Infrastructure NZ

Infrastructure New Zealand’s Building Nations Symposium injects over $2 million into the Rotorua economy More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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