Pre-Conference Workshop

8.30 - 8.45amTea and coffee on arrival
8.45 - 9.00amContext: Regulatory Landscape
  • Gillian Blythe, Chief Executive Water New Zealand

Taumata Arowai Workshop
9.00 - 10.30amOur regulatory approach and where we are heading
  • Allan Prangnell, Chief Executive
Te Mana o te Wai across our regulation system
  • Maria Nepia, Kaiwhakahaere Rōpū Te Tiriti
Insights from drinking water safety plan reviews
  • Steve Taylor, Head of Regulatory
One year of living with the Drinking Water Quality Assurance Rules
  • Jim Graham, Principal Advisor, Drinking Water
Pātai / Questions
Allan, Maria, Steve and Jim
10.30 - 11.00am

Morning Tea

Taumata Arowai - Multi-barrier protection

11.00 - 12.30pm

Jim Graham, Principal Advisor, Drinking Water

India Eiloart, Senior Technical Advisor

Ministry for the Environment Workshop

Supporting the Implementation of NPS-FM

  • Insights in supporting councils to implement NPS-FM
  • Insights in supporting tangata whenua to implement NPS-FM
  • Iain Maxwell, action Director Implementation - Policy Implementation and Delivery
  • Lorena Stephen, Director Investments - Policy Implementation and Delivery
12.30 - 1.00pmLunch
Commerce Commission Workshop
1.00 - 2.30pmWhat is economic regulation and what can it achieve?

Economic regulation in the water sector - how has it evolved in England and Wales?

  • Andy Burgess, General Manager, Infrastructure Regulation
  • Georgina Mills, Water Regulation Policy Director
2.30 - 2.45pmWrap up, workshop concludes

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  • 16/10/2023
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  • 08:30 - 14:45
  • Takina Convention Centre, Wellington, NZ
Water New Zealand Conference