• NZCID is New Zealand's Peak Infrastructure Industry Body

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  • Promoting Industry Best Practice

  • Turning Talk Into Action

  • Developing Networks

  • Thought Leadership and Advocacy

  • Our goal: World class infrastructure for all New Zealanders

New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

NZCID is an authority at the forefront of infrastructure development issues. The Council promotes best practice in national infrastructure development through research, advocacy and public and private sector collaboration. NZCID members come from diverse sectors across New Zealand, equity owners, service providers, public sector agencies, and major infrastructure users.

Together we share a clear purpose; world class infrastructure for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

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Media Releases

3:30 PM, 14 April 2014

Reports show need for improved water service delivery by councils

Reports show need for improved water service delivery by councils

Media Statement
14 April 2014

The recent release of the Ministry of Healths Annual Report on Drinking Water Quality and a stormwater report commissioned by the Auckland Council provide two further reminders of the need for better scrutiny and accountability in meeting drinking water, wastewater and stormwater standards in New Zealand, says CEO of the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development Stephen Selwood.


11:57 AM, 21 February 2014

Auckland productivity dividend must be realised to justify city shaping infrastructure investment

Media Statement
21 February 2014

An independent review of Aucklands planning framework by international consulting firm SGS Economics and Planning released today identifies a lack of city shaping infrastructure investment as the principal impediment to achieving a quality compact city. The report recommends that the productivity benefit from investment, demand management and urban intensification needs to establish the case for expanded co-investment and policy reform by Central Government.


4:20 PM, 16 December 2013

Project information and better procurement essential to raising construction productivity and value

The Productivity Partnership-commissioned National Construction Pipeline released recently is an important step to understanding the scale of New Zealands building and infrastructure challenge, but to lift the performance of the sector the future work programme must be project specific, well sequenced and utilise best in class procurement capability, says NZ Council for Infrastructure Development chief executive Stephen Selwood.



Infrastructure for an International City - Rail

01 May 2014

NZCID, in partnership with Balfour Beatty & Parsons Brinckerhoff, is delighted to invite you to hear rail sector leaders address the issue of Infrastructure for an International City - Rail.


NZ Rail: Promoting a Sustainable & Resilient Transport Network in New Zealand

17 June 2014

New Zealand Rail 2014 will look at the big picture issues that will help to secure the economic development of New Zealand. With a focus on new projects and balanced funding, this event will discuss ways to ensure the next 10 years of growth will be seamless.

NZCID members are entitled to a special 20% discount on the registration fee. Simply quote promo code P14M13NZCID20 at checkout to claim.


Building Nations 2014

19 August 2014

The NZCID Building Nations Symposium is THE premier event on the infrastructure calendar. It provides the opportunity for the public and private sector to come together to progress thinking and advance best practice in national infrastructure development.

The 2014 agenda is currently under construction. To keep up to date on all NZCID events and media releases please click here> to join our communications list.