Downtown Infrastructure Development Programme (DIDP)
Advising Auckland Transport on the Downtown Infrastructure Development Programme, a multi-stage contract procurement involving an ECI Agreement, Enabling Works Agreement and Main Works Contract. It is expected that the final capital value of the Main Works Contract will result in it being the highest value single infrastructure contract executed by AT.
AMETI Eastern Busway Alliance
Advising Auckland Transport on the on the procurement of the alliance, including preparation and negotiation of the IPAA and PAA, for the delivery of the AMETI Eastern Busway Programme. This comprises EB2, EB3 and potentially EB4, with an expected aggregate capital value of approximately NZ$600 million, which will see it overtake DIDP as the largest value capital works procurement undertaken by AT.
Western Porirua public housing partnership
Advised Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development on the successful western Porirua public housing partnership signed with Ngāti Toa.
Advised NZ Transport
Agency on the procurement of the Transmission Gully and Pūhoi to Warkworth
state highway projects, utilising the PPP model.
Ministry of Education Hobsonville Point Schools Project
Advised the Ministry of Education on the Hobsonville Point Schools Project – the first school built under a PPP model in New Zealand. The project was a milestone for the New Zealand market, and as the first of its kind in this jurisdiction it broke new ground in many respects, including the design of the procurement process and the use of the model contractual framework.
Ministry of Education PPP Schools Project 2
Appointed legal advisor to the Ministry of Education’s second schools PPP project - to design and build new schools in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown.
Department of Corrections Wiri Men’s prison project
Advised the Department of Corrections on the PPP at Wiri project which represented the first major central Government PPP in New Zealand. This project required the successful bidder to design, build, finance, maintain and operate a prison to accommodate 960 prisoners.
Department of Corrections Auckland prison redevelopment project
Advising the Department of Corrections on its latest prison-based PPP project at its Auckland prison site.
Crown Fibre Holdings ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative
Advising Crown Fibre Holdings on the roll-out of the New Zealand Government’s ultra-fast broadband initiative. The UFB project is a complex, multi-faceted procurement culminating in a NZ$1.3 billion investment by central Government. Its scale (including the associated scale of civil works), complexity and high profile resulted in a number of our partners being part of the UFB project advisory team. Bell Gully is also advising on Phase Two of the UFB project that will see the telecommunications infrastructure deployed to 80% of the New Zealand population.
Tainui Group Holdings Ruakura inland port
Providing strategic and consenting advice on the proposed 300 ha inland port and commercial hub, valued at NZ$3 billion, to serve Auckland, Bay of Plenty and the Waikato.
Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company Ruataniwha Dam
Advised Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company on its (now terminated) Ruataniwha Dam - a proposed large water storage and distribution facility in the Hawke's Bay region.
Southern Gateway Consortium rezoning
Advising the Southern Gateway Consortium on a proposal to rezone 150 ha of land in Manukau, valued at NZ$500 million, into two business zones.
NZ Transport Agency Waikato Expressway
Advising two separate private landowners on their negotiations with NZ Transport Agency for compulsory acquisition of land for the Waikato Expressway under the Public Works Act.
Establishment of Wynyard Quarter
Advised Auckland Regional Holdings (a predecessor organisation to Auckland Council) on the establishment of Wynyard Quarter on Auckland's waterfront.