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Infrastructure New Zealand welcomes the release of the exposure draft of the Natural and Built Environments Bill.
Infrastructure New Zealand’s Submission on He Tūāpapa ki te Ora – Infrastructure for a Better Future
Kia ora, Infrastructure Commission is consulting on the He Tūāpapa ki te Ore: Infrastructure for a Better Future. Feedback on the consultation document will inform the Draft Aotearoa New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy 2050, which the commission will submit to the...
Today’s final advice to the Government from the Climate Change Commission reveals it hasn’t pulled any punches, but is willing to take a breather between rounds. The Commission’s final advice sets out the total amount of emissions New Zealand must cut over the next 15...
About the Reports Phase 2 Analysis – advancing the evidence base Today the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) released a second tranche of evidence-based reports, commissioned to inform the case for change for the Three Waters Reform Programme. The complete reports...
Budget 2021 continues with its wellbeing approach. The budget is guided by three overarching policy goals for the next three years: continuing to keep New Zealand safe from COVID-19 accelerating the recovery and rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19 laying the...
“The independent review of local government announced today is a genuine opportunity to address a wave of serious issues across housing, transport and water by strengthening the ability of councils to execute, address long standing infrastructure funding and financing challenges and ensure that New Zealand becomes a more competitive, equitable and sustainable society,” says Hamish Glenn Policy Director at Infrastructure New Zealand.
“The independent review of the Transmission Gully project provides valuable recommendations to improve public private partnership (PPP) procurement in New Zealand.
“The Government’s new light rail establishment unit represents an opportunity to rethink the wider transport and development vision for Auckland to tackle congestion, carbon and housing affordability challenges,” says Infrastructure New Zealand Policy Director, Hamish Glenn.
“The new $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund will help address short to medium term infrastructure barriers to housing, but only if it is integrated with a visible, committed and sequenced pipeline of projects that encourages industry to invest, scale up and lift construction sector productivity,” says Hamish Glenn, Policy Director at Infrastructure New Zealand.
“Auckland’s record ten year transport investment programme is an impressive achievement one year after lockdown crippled the New Zealand economy, but clearer national direction and new ideas and solutions will be required to achieve the outcomes Auckland and the Government want,” says Hamish Glenn, Policy Director at Infrastructure New Zealand.