Policy Submissions

We represent our Members’ interests in submissions to central government and in policy publications. We focus on national issues, which could potentially impact you and the profession. We make sure:

  • Our Members and engineers are represented in policy debates
  • Regulators know what engineers think and need
  • Public policy is debated, well thought out and meets New Zealand’s needs
  • We contribute to the public good and our country’s future
  • The public is aware of our Members’ interests.

Submissions (2015–16)

District Plan Review, Chapter 26: Historic Heritage

Dunedin City Council’s Second Generation District Plan

Eighth Periodic Report by the Government of New Zealand in relation to the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Engineering Skills: Call for Evidence Review of Tier 2

Review of the Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule

Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Bill

Resource Legislation Amendment Bill

Submissions (2014–15)

Building (Earthquake-Prone Buildings) Amendment Bill: Submission on the Interim Report of the Local Government and Environment Committee

Building Act Emergency Management Proposals

Using Land for Housing

Draft General Statement of Policy: Statutory Advocacy

Draft New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero Policy

Draft National Historic Landmarks Ngā Manawhenua o Aotearoa me ōna Kōrero Tūturu Policy

Draft General Policy for the Management and Use of Historic Places Owned, Controlled or Vested in Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Standards and Accreditation Bill

Proposals to Change the Occupational Regulation of Engineers in New Zealand

Modernising Parental Leave

Policy Publications (2014–15)

Who, What, Wai? Improving Urban Water Services

A Safer New Zealand: Reducing our Exposure to Natural Hazards

Catalysing Economic Growth: Boosting Innovation Expertise in the Private Sector

Get in touch

If you are interested in contributing to our policy programme, email our Policy Advisor