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Infrastructure/PPP news in New Zealand

RFEOI for restoration of heritage buildings in New Zealand

RFEOI for restoration of heritage buildings in New Zealand

🕔Feb 23, 2018

The City Council of Christchurch, a city on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, is now inviting applications from individuals, groups and organisations interested in using and/or helping to fund the restoration of 17 Council-owned heritage facilities across the city and Banks Peninsula. The Council are keen to find new uses for the buildings.

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WSP seals takeover of New Zealand-based Opus

WSP seals takeover of New Zealand-based Opus

🕔Dec 4, 2017

WSP Global Inc. has obtained the consent of the Overseas Investment Office to acquire Opus International Consultants Limited, following an application filed on August 22, 2017. The purchase price, which amounts to NZ$283.9 million (US$194,23 million), will be financed using WSP's available cash and credit facilities.

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MegaProject 1002: NZ pushes ahead with its US$28.6 billion PPP plan

MegaProject 1002: NZ pushes ahead with its US$28.6 billion PPP plan

🕔Sep 4, 2017

The Government of New Zealand will continue pushing ahead with its  NZD40 billion (US$28.6 billion) infrastructure plans by creating a new National Infrastructure Commission to lead more public-private partnership (PPP) projects and get faster access to new schools, hospitals and roading.

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Contract signed for New Zealand’s third schools PPP

Contract signed for New Zealand’s third schools PPP

🕔Apr 19, 2017

CIMIC Group companies Pacific Partnerships and CPB Contractors have been awarded the third New Zealand Schools PPP initiative by the New Zealand Government.

 

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Preferred bidder for New Zealand Schools PPP initiative

Preferred bidder for New Zealand Schools PPP initiative

🕔Mar 8, 2017

CPB Contractors and Pacific Partnerships have been selected by the New Zealand Government as the preferred proponents to deliver the third New Zealand Schools PPP initiative.

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Plenary and Cintra form JV for Australia and NZ

Plenary and Cintra form JV for Australia and NZ

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Cintra and Plenary have combined to create a joint venture business to compete in the Australia and New Zealand road infrastructure market.

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NZ tenders Waikeria Prison PPP

NZ tenders Waikeria Prison PPP

🕔Jan 12, 2017

The New Zealand Government through the Department of Corrections is investing in additional prison capacity, in response to an increased level of demand identified in the Justice Sector long term forecast.
 

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Global Infrastructure Hub launches project pipeline

Global Infrastructure Hub launches project pipeline

🕔Dec 9, 2016

The Global Infrastructure Hub launched its Project Pipeline to provide the private sector with free information about government infrastructure projects across the world.

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NZ announces procurement for Waikeria Prison PPP

NZ announces procurement for Waikeria Prison PPP

🕔Dec 7, 2016

Corrections Minister Judith Collins has announced that the Government has approved the procurement of a 1,500 bed facility at Waikeria Prison that will be designed, built, financed and maintained under a Public Private Partnership.

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New Zealand signs highway PPP

New Zealand signs highway PPP

🕔Nov 4, 2016

The Northern Express Group (NX2) consortium, which includes ACCIONA Concessions, has signed a contract with the New Zealand Transport Agency to design, construct, finance, manage and maintain for 25 years the Puhoi - Warkworth road PPP project, which is scheduled to open to traffic in 2022.

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Infratil appoints Peter Springford as a Director

Infratil appoints Peter Springford as a Director

🕔Oct 18, 2016

Infratil Chairman, Mr Mark Tume, has announced the appointment of Peter Springford to the Infratil Board. Mr Springford’s appointment takes effect on 1 November 2016.

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Infratil announces corporate Bond Buyback capability

Infratil announces corporate Bond Buyback capability

🕔Sep 26, 2016

Infratil has announced that the Board has approved the establishment of a NZD30 million (US$21.7 million) infrastructure bond buyback capability.

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Change in shortlisted consortium for NZ schools PPP

Change in shortlisted consortium for NZ schools PPP

🕔Sep 15, 2016

There has been a change in one of the three consortia shortlisted for New Zealand Schools Public Private Partnership (PPP3).

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Residents abandon SkyPath PPP appeal in Auckland

Residents abandon SkyPath PPP appeal in Auckland

🕔Aug 31, 2016

A residents group holding up construction of the SkyPath bridge in Auckland (New Zealand) has abandoned its appeal in the Environment Court.

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MegaProject 747: Preferred Bidder named for Puhoi to Warkworth PPP motorway project in NZ

MegaProject 747: Preferred Bidder named for Puhoi to Warkworth PPP motorway project in NZ

🕔Aug 2, 2016

NZ Transport Agency Chief Executive Fergus Gammie said the Northern Express Group was one of three shortlisted consortia that the Transport Agency had invited to submit a proposal for the financing, design, construction, management and maintenance of the Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway under a PPP procurement. As we reported in August 2015, the three shortlisted teams were, namely:

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AMP Capital modernises its flagship Australian and New Zealand infrastructure equity fund and launches significant capital raising

AMP Capital modernises its flagship Australian and New Zealand infrastructure equity fund and launches significant capital raising

🕔Jul 28, 2016

AMP Capital has renamed its long-standing Infrastructure Equity Fund the AMP Capital Diversified Infrastructure Trust (ADIT) and announced a capital raising program that aims to attract AUD300 million (US$224 million) from new and existing institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand.

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Auckland Council's SkyPath decision deferred to June

Auckland Council's SkyPath decision deferred to June

🕔Jun 1, 2016

Auckland Council’s Governing Body, in New Zealand, has deferred the decision-making on the public-private partnership to progress the SkyPath project until the Finance and Performance Committee's meeting, which will be held on June 16, 2016.

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Auckland Transport seeks advisors for LRT project

Auckland Transport seeks advisors for LRT project

🕔Apr 20, 2016

The Auckland Transport Authority of New Zealand has recently published a request for proposal (RFP) seeking financial and commercial advisors with experience in light rail transit for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which is being investigating as a way to relieve traffic congestion in Auckland.

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New Zealand prepares third schools bundle under PPP

New Zealand prepares third schools bundle under PPP

🕔Feb 8, 2016

The Government of New Zealand has published a notice for information (NFI) for New Zealand Schools Public Private Partnership (PPP3).

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CFSGAM managed funds to acquire the Maui natural gas pipeline

CFSGAM managed funds to acquire the Maui natural gas pipeline

🕔Jan 5, 2016

Two infrastructure funds managed by Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM), the Global Diversified Infrastructure Fund (GDIF) and the Colonial First State Active Infrastructure Income Fund (AIIF), have agreed to acquire the Maui natural gas pipeline (MGP) from Shell New Zealand-controlled Maui Development.

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