Following the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water, Cabinet has agreed to a range of measures to address the Inquiry’s recommendations, including some technical amendments to Part 2A of the Health Act.
The most significant effect of the bill would be to remove specific timeframes for consultation and reduce the minimum notice period for a change to drinking water standards.
Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today announced a partnership that will fund $91 million of roading and wastewater infrastructure to support the building of 9000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland.
The Government Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has been created in partnership with Auckland Council, Crown Infrastructure Partners and Fulton Hogan Land Development.
It's an important and contentious question: how do we preserve New Zealand's fresh water reserves, and maintain our beautiful environment, while also keeping up a functional economy?
And what ethical and cultural considerations does that throw up?
It's a question a bunch of academics and scientists have had a shot at answering in a new BWB book, From Mountains to Sea: Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis.
For those within councils who are involved with contracts and procurement. This workshop covers how to negotiate, monitor and manage effective contracts with suppliers.
Engineering NZ and Water NZ Rivers Group have confirmed their support for the upcoming 2018 Waterways Postgraduate Conference. The Rivers Group is providing some financial support to help run the day and will also be giving out two student awards for best oral and poster river management presentations.
Hear from workplace culture expert, Mareena Corbett from Yarra Valley Water at Contact Centre Summit NZ (Wellington, 21-22 November), and learn how she created a world-leading culture and work environment which effectively reduced contact centre employee attrition, and resulted in exceptional customer experience.
View the 2018 Award recipients and read their citations.