Some things we do

Policy Analysis and Advice

M.E provides a wide range of evidential analysis for local and Central Government and the private sector to support good policy and strategic decision making. Our services cover analysis and advice on funding, including financial and development contributions policy and rating policy; resource allocation; resource use charges; social and community infrastructure; transport infrastructure; population, household and employment growth; growth strategies; and urban form use issues (including zone requirements, zone changes and centre developments, and in the terms of scale, timing and effects).

Examples of our work:
  • Ministry for the Environment (Economic Commentary for Section 32 Guidelines)
  • West Coast Regional Council (Allocation of Costs for Private Property Compensation)
  • Genesis Energy (Rating Policy in Taupo District)
  • Ngati Tuwharetoa (Taupo Waters Trust – Licensing and Concessions: Fee Scenarios)
  • Remarkables Park Ltd (Advanced Radiology Services – Queenstown Lakes-Central Otago)
  • Auckland Council (Auckland Economic Growth Agenda)
  • Declaratory Judgement Group (North Shore Development Contributions Policy Review)

Contact Natalie, Rebecca or Derek for further assistance on policy issues.