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New Zealand Infrastructure Commission Publishes First Assessment Of The Value Of New Zealand's Infrastructure

Friday, 23 February 2024, 8:47 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

With our roads, water pipes and other essential infrastructure wearing out, New Zealand needs to spend around 60% of its infrastructure investment to look after what we already have, rather than building more. This is a key finding of a new report ... More >>

Hospital Infrastructure Deficit Shows A Different Path Is Needed

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 8:38 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

We must change how we plan, build and maintain our public hospitals if we are to address their ageing infrastructure and meet changing population needs. This finding results from a new report commissioned by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, ... More >>

New Zealanders' Views On What's Fair When It Comes To Paying For Infrastructure

Friday, 2 February 2024, 8:42 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, has released the results of a survey that asked New Zealanders what they think is fair when it comes to paying for infrastructure services like roads, drinking water, and electricity. "Survey ... More >>

New Research Sheds Light On New Zealand's Infrastructure Workforce And Drivers Of Construction Costs

Friday, 15 December 2023, 10:00 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

Two new research papers from the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, provide baseline information on New Zealand’s infrastructure workforce and show how global and local factors impact on labour and material costs in infrastructure ... More >>

CRL Review Offers Lessons For Future Infrastructure Projects

Friday, 25 August 2023, 6:19 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, has today released an interim review of Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) project. The review offers a timely reminder of the significant challenges with delivering large, complex infrastructure projects ... More >>

Transparency Spotlight On Large Infrastructure Projects

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 6:04 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

It’s not easy for the public to see how large, public infrastructure projects in New Zealand are performing, with key project documents often being not publicly available or hard to understand. This is a key finding from new Massey University ... More >>

What Do Our Infrastructure Services Really Cost?

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 9:49 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

A new report published by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, finds that New Zealand households spend an average of around 16% of their after-tax income - about $13,500 per year - on infrastructure services such as drinking water, ... More >>

New Zealand’s Infrastructure Strategy

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

Today, the Government released its Infrastructure Action Plan. The Action Plan supports the Government’s response to Rautaki Hanganga o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy. "As reflected in its response and Action Plan, the Government supports ... More >>

Big Changes To Leading Construction Contract

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

After extensive review, New Zealand’s standard contract for the construction of building and civil engineering projects has been revised and released for consultation. The NZS 3910 is the contract most commonly used in New Zealand’s construction industry. ... More >>

Land Prices And Infrastructure Development: Are There Ways We Can Better Plan For An Uncertain Future?

Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 6:24 pm | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

Two new research papers from Te Waihanga, the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, highlight the link between land prices and infrastructure, and the need to earmark land for future infrastructure. "Land prices are, in part, an infrastructure ... More >>

Resource Management Changes Needed To Meet Climate Goals

Friday, 17 March 2023, 9:55 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

New research shows that a 50% improvement in resource consent processing times could be needed for New Zealand to meet its 2050 emissions target. Commissioned by Te Waihanga, the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission and developed by Sapere Research Group, ... More >>

New Te Waihanga Report: The Lay Of The Land: Benchmarking New Zealand’s Infrastructure Delivery Cost

Friday, 16 December 2022, 7:57 pm | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

A new Te Waihanga report, "The lay of the land: Benchmarking New Zealand’s infrastructure delivery cost", examines the cost to deliver infrastructure in New Zealand. The research compares eight types of infrastructure projects (from the ... More >>

Construction Productivity Shows Room For Growth

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 11:32 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

A new report by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga highlights the importance of productivity growth in reducing construction costs and addressing workforce demands. The report, Economic performance of New Zealand’s construction ... More >>

Infrastructure Commission Research On Council Size Shows Bigger Isn’t Necessarily Better

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 4:33 pm | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

Research released today by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga reveals bigger is not necessarily better - or worse - when it comes to the size of councils and their cost efficiency in delivering key services. The report, Does size ... More >>

Infrastructure Commission Report Shows Path To Renewable Energy Future - While Creating Economic Opportunity

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 9:02 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

New Zealand has more than enough natural renewable energy resources to power the country’s zero carbon emissions goals, according to a report released today by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga. Te Waihanga has assessed ... More >>

New Zealand’s First Infrastructure Strategy Sets A Path For A Thriving Aotearoa

Monday, 2 May 2022, 10:11 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

- New Zealand’s first-ever long-term infrastructure strategy - Strategy makes 68 recommendations to transform New Zealand The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga says New Zealand’s first long-term Infrastructure Strategy, sets a ... More >>

Te Waihanga Recommends Big Changes In Health Infrastructure

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 9:17 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

A new report recommends big changes in the way that public health infrastructure gets managed. The Health Infrastructure Review, from the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga comes in response to the 2020 Health and Disability System ... More >>

New Zealand Construction Costs See Biggest Jump Since The Global Financial Crisis

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 11:29 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

The cost of both residential and non-residential construction rose more than 10% last year - the greatest increase since before the Global Financial Crisis - and similar forecasts are expected for 2022, says the NZ Infrastructure Commission, Te ... More >>

New Zealand Builds Infrastructure Less Efficiently Than Other Countries

Monday, 20 December 2021, 10:29 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

New Te Waihanga research shows New Zealand gets less value from its infrastructure spending than most other high-income countries. "We spend about the same amount as other wealthy countries, but we’ve found we could get more value from what we ... More >>

New Study Reveals Ballooning Cost Of Resource Consents

Friday, 10 December 2021, 6:32 am | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission

A new study reveals infrastructure providers spend $1.29 billion annually obtaining resource consents. This is fuelled by growth in consultants and legal fees, which now account for 70% of all consenting expenditure. "The results of this study ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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