Growth cities in New Zealand need innovative new financial solutions so that housing can be built faster and more efficiently.
Why do we need new funding and financing mechanisms?
1. To provide public infrastructure to meet the demand and pace of desired housing delivery. Auckland is growing by 45,000 new residents a year and requires...
March 14 – 15
Professional Administrators Forum. Wharewaka Function Centre, Wellington
Inclusive Growth Summit. Wharewaka Function Centre, Wellington
March 19 - 20
Urban Futures New Zealand. Crowne Plaza, Auckland
March 19 - 20
New Zealand Infrastructure Funding. Crowne Plaza, Auckland
March 20 –...
By FRANA DIVICH – PARTNER, HEANEY & PARTNERS.
Stopped clock provisions come under scrutiny again.
At the end of 2016, the Supreme Court in Lee v Whangarei District Council 1 NZLR 401 held that homeowners who had applied for assessors’ reports stopped the clock running for limitation purposes, not just for proceedings in the...
As the need for more infrastructure projects around the country gains momentum, Wayne Scott from the Aggregate and Quarry Association calls for a closer dialogue with local government.
If you are involved with any council budget for infrastructure, you’re likely to be well aware that the price of the aggregate that...
Cromwell Wastewater Treatment Plant
Big picture thinking delivers huge savings to Central Otago District Council.
Central Otago is the country’s most inland region, set amongst a stunning backdrop that is both vast and undulating. The Central Otago District Council services an area of 9969 km2 and has one of the lowest population densities...
A farmer-centric approach to addressing rural waste
Fraser Scott and Simon Andrew call for strong local partnerships with territorial local authorities to address rural waste issues. They were speaking at the WasteMINZ annual conference.
Inorganic rural waste in New Zealand is a serious problem. Research undertaken in Canterbury, Waikato and the...