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Keep up-to-date with key happenings in the NZ infrastructure space with our Monthly Newsletter.

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Other noteworthy announcements | July 2022

INZ welcomes Building Consent System Review and Infrastructure Acceleration Fund allocations
Let’s Get Wellington Moving – preferred option announced
Auckland’s biggest water project completed
SX Next cable doubles New Zealand’s internet capacity
Report highlights Northport’s potential
Green light for Christchurch arena
Workplace Diversity Survey Results Released
Two finalists compete to deliver world’s biggest green hydrogen project
Increased borrowing costs a challenge for sector
Government extends cost of living transport support
Watercare welcomes new partners as part of long-term collaborative delivery model

Budget 2022: A step forward but more to be done

By Claire Edmondson, Infrastructure New Zealand Chief Executive

Budget 2022 lifted infrastructure spending to approximately $62 billion over the next four years, but there is much more to be done to address the infrastructure deficit and improve delivery capacity.

Our Networks in Focus | June 2022

Claire Scrimgeour, Women’s Infrastructure Network Waikato Chair
Paul Curry, The Infrastructure Collective Canterbury Chair

Other noteworthy announcements | June 2022

Infrastructure New Zealand’s Senior Leaders’ Retreat
The latest OCR hike
First Water Services Entities Bill referred to Select Committee
The Construction Accord’s Transformation Plan 2022-2025 to be considered by Cabinet
Building materials shortage continues to put pressure on project delivery
Ports of Auckland scraps plans for automation
Auckland Council’s Climate Action Budget adopted
Auckland Airport capital expenditure programme
Construction costs take a toll on Christchurch stadium plans
New port chief executives appointed
Alliance formed to deliver Whangaparāoa Peninsula connection

New climate change report a reality-check

In last month’s edition of InfraRead, we highlighted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Working Group II report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Working Group III has since released its mitigation report titled Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change.