New Zealand’s leading infrastructure member association
Advocacy and engagement update || May 2023
It has been an exciting month that started with the growing trickle of pre-Budget announcements being served up ahead of Budget Day on 18 May. Unsurprisingly infrastructure has had a big focus as the government allocates funds to address the devastating effects of the Auckland flooding and Cyclone Gabrielle. The INZ Policy team joined the Parliament Budget lock up and to digest the numbers and analyse what it means for the sector. Over this past month here’s what we have been up to.
Infrastructure New Zealand responds to Budget 2023
MEDIA RELEASE "New Zealand continues to miss opportunities in its infrastructure delivery, efficiency and scale by solely relying on the Government to fund improvements to our roads, public transport, resilience and water infrastructure." That’s the message from...
Infrastructure New Zealand welcomes Nick Leggett as its new Chief Executive
MEDIA RELEASE Nick Leggett is Infrastructure New Zealand’s new Chief Executive. Nick joins the infrastructure sector’s influential membership body at a time of great importance for the industry. Nick is a seasoned communicator and brings a strong skill set to the...
Infrastructure New Zealand marks significant infrastructure planning reform milestone
MEDIA RELEASE Today’s introduction of two Bills to Parliament to replace the Resource Management Act marks a long-awaited milestone that can be celebrated. Infrastructure New Zealand (INZ), on behalf of its members, has long advocated for a change to our current...
Great Decisions are Timely: Benefits from more Efficient Infrastructure Investment Decision-Making
Aotearoa New Zealand suffers from an infrastructure deficit. Without the key infrastructure needed for our economy to thrive, we are depriving future generations of significant economic prosperity. While transformational infrastructure projects need time to be developed into sound technical solutions, many New Zealand projects are being further delayed by policy decision and financing constraints.
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Infrastructure New Zealand is the nation’s leading infrastructure member association.
Our core purpose is to advance best practice development of world-class transport, energy, water, telecommunications, and social infrastructure for all New Zealanders.
We do this through research, advocacy, and public and private sector collaboration.
Our members are leaders from diverse sectors across New Zealand.
Our purpose is to increase the number of women in leadership roles, grow the visibility of women, and to provide a networking and support group for women in the infrastructure sector.
Previously known as the Emerging Talent Network, The Infrastructure Collective sees a strong future as a best practice offering in support, development, and representation of the future leaders in the infrastructure sector.
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