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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 >>

Infrastructure NZ announces strong line up of speakers

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 1:20 pm | Infrastructure NZ

Infrastructure New Zealand has announced a strong line up of local and international speakers ahead of this year’s Building Nations Symposium. Underway at Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre from August 21-23, Building Nations 2019 will focus on Building ... More >>

Water regulation a major step forward

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 6:42 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“It is pleasing that the Government will act to protect and improve drinking, waste and stormwater quality through creation of a dedicated regulator, but further reforms will be needed to ensure water service providers have the capacity and capability ... More >>

Infrastructure New Zealand announces new CEO

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:01 am | Infrastructure NZ

Infrastructure New Zealand Chair Andrew Stevens today announced that former BNZ General Manager of Institutional Banking Paul Blair will take over as Chief Executive of Infrastructure New Zealand following the Building Nations Symposium to be held ... More >>

Integrated national development needed to deliver wellbeing

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:02 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“New Zealand needs a proactive approach to national planning and development to deliver wellbeing,” says Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Stephen Selwood. More >>

Status quo local government funds will not lift productivity

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 9:16 am | Infrastructure NZ

“While the Productivity Commission’s draft report on Local Government Funding and Financing provides some useful recommendations to improve the current system, the report falls short of advancing the level of change need to lift New Zealand’s ... More >>