Water Reform & Economic Regulation: Panel Discussion


The Water Service Entities Bill was introduced into Parliament on 2 June 2022. Further legislation will follow to provide for economic regulation and consumer protection regimes relating to the new water services system

Join Alan Sutherland (Chief Executive, Water Industry Commission for Scotland), Bill Bayfield (Chief Executive, Taumata Arowai), Tina Porou (Poipoia) & Andy Burgess (GM Infrastructure Branch, Commerce Commission) for a panel discussion on water reform and economic regulation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • How will the economic regulatory regime ensure the Water Service Entities are able to give effect to Te Mana o Te Wai?
  • What is required to ensure there are clear regulatory roles and responsibilities across central and local government agencies?
  • When significant capital expenditure is required to address the infrastructure deficit how will economic regulation help ensure water services provision is reasonable and affordable?”

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  • 21/06/2022
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  • 16:30 - 18:30
  • Level 17, 10 Customhouse Quay, Chapman Tripp, Wellington, NZ
  • Free Members Free Non Members