Latest Developments


Latest Developments


9 June 2022 | The new Water Services Entities Bill passes first reading.

The Water Services Entities Bill which paves the way for the establishment of the four new regionally-based water entities passed its First Reading in Parliament on 9 June 2022.

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2 June 2022 | The new Water Services Entities Bill has been introduced into Parliament

The bill is expected to have its first reading next week ahead of Select Committee consideration.

Further legislation will be introduced later this year to enable the transfer of assets and liabilities from local authorities to Water Services Entities, and integrate entities into other regulatory systems. Another piece of legislation will cover economic regulation and consumer protection.

The National Transition Unit will oversee the establishment of the new entities over the next two years.

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12 May 2022 | Ratings Evaluation Service

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9 March 2022 | Governance Working Group Report

Executive Summary

Report


20 January 2022 | Transition Information Pack

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20 December 2021 | Draft Water Services Entities Bill

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10 November 2021 | Working group to ensure local voice in Three Waters reform

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    Stay tuned for more updates on the four entities.