Our performance framework

Our performance framework ties together the functions set out in the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga Act 2019 and the outcomes we are seeking to achieve in the medium to long term. The framework then outlines the indicators we are using to measure our performance and the outputs we are working on to achieve each outcome.

To coordinate, develop and promote an approach to infrastructure that improves the wellbeing of New Zealanders.

Outcome

An agreed programme of reforms and initiatives to drive better infrastructure outcomes in the long term.

Outcome indicators

Broad consensus with Māori as Treaty partners, central and local government, the private sector and other stakeholders on the recommendations needed to achieve better infrastructure outcomes for the long-term.

There is broad Ministerial acceptance of Te Waihanga’s recommendations.

Māori as Treaty partners, central and local government, the private sector and other stakeholders are satisfied with Te Waihanga’s engagement and the methodology that we suggest.

Te Waihanga output

Infrastructure Strategy.

To improve the certainty of future New Zealand infrastructure projects.

Outcome

The construction sector has a clear forward works programme, which the sector can rely on.

Outcome indicators

There is an improved flow to market of major projects and demand can more readily be met by supply – including by international players.

The Infrastructure Pipeline is considered the trusted source for information; it is the ‘go- to’ place.

There is improved visibility of regional investment pipelines.

Te Waihanga output

Infrastructure Pipeline.

To lift New Zealand’s infrastructure procurement capability.

Outcome

The infrastructure procurement capability of government agencies and the construction sector is improved.

Outcome indicators

The projects/matters Te Waihanga supports are delivered to the

satisfaction of all parties and the delivery market counterparties.

Te Waihanga is regarded as a trusted advisor.

Project governance best practices are in place in the projects Te Waihanga supports.

Te Waihanga is driving innovation in procurement.

Te Waihanga output

Procurement Capability and Project Delivery Support through Project Support Agreements.

To provide high-quality advice in relation to infrastructure

Outcome

Decision-makers have a basis for bold reform and policy change, informed by independent, evidence-based recommendations.

Outcome indicators

Special Topic Reports in the Minister’s Letter of Expectations.

Additional Special Topic Reports as determined by Te Waihanga.

Te Waihanga output

Special Topic Reports.