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More Horse Before The Cart!

Friday, 6 March 2020, 3:48 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“Today’s announcement of a new city in Drury, south of Auckland is very exciting and represents a much needed shift in the way New Zealand plans and funds urban growth, but it is not yet clear whether housing in the new city will be affordable or supports ... More >>

New Zealand’s Infrastructure Organisations Celebrate International Women’s Day 2020

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 2:33 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

Infrastructure New Zealand members are demonstrating their commitment to improving gender equality, hosting events up and down the country in celebration of International Women’s Day 2020. Aligning with this year’s theme of #EachforEqual, the events ... More >>

Unaffordable Housing Requires Partnership Approach

Monday, 20 January 2020, 3:11 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“News that New Zealand is the second least affordable place to buy a house, after only Hong Kong, is sadly unsurprising, and signals that a new approach is needed to get more homes built and make housing affordable,” says Infrastructure New Zealand ... More >>

Infrastructure Spending Welcome but Relies on a Step Change

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 5:17 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“We’re delighted with today’s announcement of $12 billion in new capital investment by the Government,” says Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Paul Blair. More >>

Ports study an opportunity for Infrastructure Commission

Friday, 4 October 2019, 4:40 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“The finding that moving Auckland’s freight port to Northland would yield significant benefits opens the door for an Infrastructure Commission assessment of how such a move could proceed, who would pay, and how the process could be best executed,” ... More >>

Evidence-based decision making needed to lower road toll

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 3:23 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“While discussion around how best New Zealand can improve its comparatively poor road safety performance is needed, it is essential that policy changes address the principal drivers of declining performance if we are to have any hope of turning ... More >>

Right time to discuss the role of local government

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 2:21 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“Long overdue reform of the water sector has created the opportunity for a first principles discussion of what local government can and should do and with what resources, so it is very pleasing to see the Government kick-starting this process,” says ... More >>

NZ Building Nations Symposium

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:05 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

The country’s largest infrastructure conference, the annual Infrastructure New Zealand Building Nations Symposium, gets underway Thursday 16 August at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland. More >>

Local government funding and financing inquiry compromised

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 3:46 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into local government funding and financing is welcome, but it is concerning to see the Terms of Reference will constrain an objective assessment of all options,” says Stephen Selwood, CEO of Infrastructure ... More >>

Incentives and Flexibility Needed to Fix Infrastructure

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 4:07 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“New Zealand’s urban growth system is broken and must be revised to incentivise cities to grow and city leaders must be given the flexibility and tools they need to succeed,” says Stephen Selwood, CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Delivery key to record $42 billion capital programme

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:59 pm | Infrastructure New Zealand

“The Government’s announcement that this year’s Budget will allocate $42 billion to capital investment over 5 years will provide a welcome boost for regional and urban development, but speed in establishing a specialised strategic procurement ... More >>