Who we are

On 26 September 2019, the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga was established by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/ Te Waihanga Act 2019 as an autonomous Crown entity under the Crown Entities Act 2004.

Our long-term objective is to deliver a step change in New Zealand’s planning and delivery of infrastructure, it’s systems and settings.

The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga Act 2019 outlines the functions of Te Waihanga that guide our work:

To coordinate, develop and promote an approach to infrastructure that improves the wellbeing of New Zealanders.
To improve the certainty of future New Zealand infrastructure projects.
To lift New Zealand’s infrastructure procurement capability.
To provide high-quality advice in relation to infrastructure.