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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 >>

Auckland Monthly Housing Update for June

Monday, 24 June 2019, 9:05 am | Infrastructure NZ

“Last week’s announcement of a 10 percent year-on-year decline in Auckland’s April dwelling consents and fall in the total number of new homes completed in the last quarter reinforces the importance of urgently implementing the Government’s ... More >>

2019 Diversity Awards NZ™

Friday, 7 June 2019, 11:50 am | Infrastructure NZ

Infrastructure NZ is delighted to acknowledge the growing number of member organisations nominated as finalists for the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™, demonstrating the increasing importance the infrastructure sector is placing on diversity and inclusion to help ... More >>

Let’s Get Welly Moving needs acceleration

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 2:07 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Agreement on a 20 year long term transport plan for Wellington to create a liveable, walkable CBD connected by rapid transit looks promising, but needs to be further developed and accelerated ,” says Stephen Selwood, CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Launch of infrastructure pipeline welcomed by industry

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 2:29 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“A new infrastructure pipeline tool launched today is a positive step towards lifting the productivity of the infrastructure sector,” says Infrastructure NZ CEO Stephen Selwood. More >>

Well-being budget needs to address housing and transport

Monday, 6 May 2019, 2:48 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The PwC Competitive Cities report released today underlines the urgent need for the Government to deliver affordable housing and efficient transport systems in our growing cities,” says Infrastructure New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Selwood. More >>

Infrastructure Commission and Construction Accord

Sunday, 14 April 2019, 5:19 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“Public and private collaboration on the Construction Sector Accord and bi-partisan support for the establishment of the Infrastructure Commission will deliver major benefits for infrastructure and construction outcomes if cooperation can be sustained,” ... More >>

Diversity Vital for a Future Focused Infrastructure Industry

Friday, 8 March 2019, 8:31 am | Infrastructure NZ

Given the widely publicised capacity constraints in the infrastructure sector, it is no surprise that a shortage of skills tops the list of the most critical challenges facing the industry. To address this challenge and attract a workforce fit for the ... More >>

Infrastructure NZ endorses new Infrastructure Commission

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 2:13 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The announcement that the Government will establish the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga – to perform strategy and procurement functions and vest it with sufficient independence to have mana and influence is very strongly ... More >>

Housing and Urban Development Authority important step

Monday, 26 November 2018, 1:49 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The new Housing and Urban Development Authority (HUDA) will help the Government cut through red-tape to deliver urban regeneration in our largest cities, but to deliver affordable housing the Government must now turn its attention to greenfield ... More >>

New infrastructure financing scheme a major step forward

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 1:17 pm | Infrastructure NZ

“The announcement today of a pilot scheme to bring forward infrastructure for housing is a significant milestone and establishes a new direction for growing New Zealand’s cities,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Low-Carbon Transport by 2050 is Possible with Trade-Offs

Saturday, 10 November 2018, 11:49 am | Infrastructure NZ

Reducing the carbon footprint from transport in New Zealand by up to 90% by 2050 is achievable with a combination of new vehicle technologies, behavioural change and substantial investment in renewable energy generation, states a new report by ... More >>