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Conference 2002 Papers

List of NZ Utilities Conference Papers: April 2002

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  1. Cover, Contents Page, Programme, Welcome to Wellington
    Andy Foster - Councillor - Wellington City Council

  2. Opening and Welcome
    Basil Morrison, President, Local Government New Zealand

  3. Keynote Address - A proposed solution for the urgent issues facing utilities in the road.
    Mai Chen, Chen & Palmer

  4. Big Picture Issues for New Zealand in the Future
    A model for cooperation/collaboration: Changes in the industry
    Mike Underhill, Chief Executive, WEL Networks.

  5. Telecom's perspective
    Peter Cowper, Telecom Network Delivery

  6. Water, Wastewater, Stormwater (and a few others)
    Anthony Wilson, New Plymouth District Council

  7. Roading Corridor Issues
    Dr Robin Dunlop, GM, Transit NZ and Chairman, RCA Forum

  8. The Local Government New Zealand Perspective

    • The Local Government Bill
    • Co-operation and collaboration
    • The RMA and amenity

  9. Valuation and rating Wider community issues
    Peter Winder, CEO, Local Government New Zealand

  10. Wellington Issues
    Cr Alick Shaw, Deputy Mayor, Wellington City Council

  11. Utility Response in Major Emergencies - Steps Towards More Effective Co-ordination
    David Brunsdon, National Lifelines Co-ordinator

  12. Keynote Address - Flexibility and Efficiency in a Rapidly Changing Industry
    Hon. Paul Swain, Minister of Commerce & Network Facilities

  13. Utilities Regulation in the Australian Capital Territory
    Ian Primrose, CEO, Independent Consumer Regulatory Commission (Australia)

  14. Utilities and the Road - The UK model
    Peter Bielby, Consultant

  15. Legislative Framework for New Zealand
    John Sheppard, Brookfields

  16. Who looks after the consumer?
    David Russell, Chief Executive, Consumers Institute of New Zealand

  17. Is it Time for Payment from the Opener?
    George Fairbairn, Director Public Affairs, AA New Zealand

  18. NZ Utilities Advisory Group

    • Collaboration and Co-operation
    • Opportunities and constraints
    • The future model - what it might look like
    • Draft Streetworkz Code of Practice

    John Hutchings, Chairman, New Zealand Utilities Advisory Group