Commissioned Research

Auckland's Procurement Programme:  "Delivering Auckland's forward work plan for better industry performance"
With both Auckland’s Mayor and MBIE’s Minister for Building & Housing, the Hon Maurice Williamson, endorsing the Pipeline, we have simplified the data collection and have published 4 reports for review with our Steering Group.
**Also we are working with StatsNZ to help us with the verification and review process.
  • Auckland Pipeline Report No.4 Download

Civil EngineeringMay 2013 Special Issue: Australia and New Zealand
The above Special Issue has proven highly popular, with over 50 abstracts submitted. This has led to a delay in contacting you while the Editorial Panel carefully read each one.
Project: The history and development of Constructing Excellence in New Zealand (reference number 46)
I am now pleased to inform you that your above proposal has been accepted.  Please proceed and prepare a technical paper for peer review by flagship ICE journal Civil Engineering by 1 September 2012.

  • Report for DBH Procurement Working Group Download - This report was commissioned by Dept of Building & Housing in 2009 to research the possible link between procurement and productivity.

  • Appendix C - UK Reform Movement and Measures Download
  • Appendix D - NZ Construction Industry Measures Download
  • Appendix E - Autralia's 2020 Vision Download