Policy

Active, planning role urged for new infrastructure body

Gavin Evans
Wed, 22 May 2019

By Gavin Evans May 23 (BusinessDesk) - A proposed national infrastructure commission needs to address gaps in regional planning and could play a more active role in setting standards for smaller councils to work to, lawmakers heard yesterday. The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission needs to be more than just another version of the Productivity Commission if it is to really improve the planning and resilience of the country’s infrastructure, Engineering NZ senior policy advisor Neil Miller says. “There’s a danger that it becomes anoth...

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