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

Commerce Commission Workshop
  • 11.00 - 12.00pm

What is economic regulation and what can it achieve?

  • Andy Burgess, General Manager, Infrastructure Regulation

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

  • Georgina Mills, Water Principal Advisor

Factors unique to the New Zealand water sector that might imply a different approach is needed

  • Charlotte Reed, Water Director

    12.30 - 1.00pm


    Ministry for the Environment Workshop
    1.00 - 2.30pm

    National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management 2020 and Operationalsing Te Mana o te Wai

    • Iain Maxwell, acting Director Implementation - Policy Implement and Delivery
    • Lorena Stephen, Director Investments - Policy Implementation and Delivery
      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