Due to recent COVID-19 updates, this event has been postponed until further notice AGENDA DOWNLOAD - PRINTABLE VERSION Registration and coffee: 8:15 am Item 1 9:00 am Welcome, housekeeping and apologies Item 2 9:10 am Keynote speaker Nationals policy on transport with an emphasis on roading. Chris Bishop Member of Parliament for Hutt South, National Party Item 3 9:40 am Palmerston North This session will cover: The new intermodal freight hub project. The change in NZ frieght movement, the investment that's being put into it and planning going on across the region. Update on what it will look like and what the future holds. Goncalo Sintra, Project Manager - Property KiwiRail Morning [...]
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FRIDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 2019 AGENDA DOWNLOAD - PRINTABLE VERSION 8.15am - 5pm REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 8.15 am Item 1 9.00am Welcome, housekeeping and apologies Jim Harland and Don Cameron (Co-Chairs) Decision making, priority setting and funding of transport programmes Item 2 9.10am Keynote Speaker Lifting local government productivity - the challenges The Productivity Commission is undertaking an inquiry into funding and financing arrangements for authorities. In their draft report the Commission found that Councils need new tools to deal with specific cost pressures. Roading and transport are a major area of local government expenditure; Murray will share with you emerging thoughts on the final recommendations to the Government and what this means for setting priorities and decision making. VIEW MURRAY'S PRESENTATION HERE Murray Sherwin, Chair, NZ Productivity Commission Item 3 9.40am Local Government Funding This session will cover decision making, tools available and [...]
AGENDA DOWNLOAD - PRINTABLE VERSION 8.15am - 5pm REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 8.15 am Item 1 9.00am Welcome, housekeeping and apologies Jim Harland and Don Cameron (Co-Chairs) SESSION 1: Climate Change and Resilience Item 2 9.10am Keynote Speaker The Minister will talk about climate change, the impacts on the transport system, how the government is responding and what the RCA’s should be starting to think about for the future. Hon Julie Anne Genter Minister for Woman, Associate Minister of Transport, Associate Minister of Health Item 3 9.30am Industry perspectives on the impacts of climate change: Central Government are consulting on The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Bill with the closing date for submissions Tuesday, 16 July 2019. The purpose of the Zero Carbon Bill is to establish a framework which New Zealand can use to develop clear, stable climate change policies in accord with the Paris [...]