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Your Local Infrastructure Advisors


We recognise your infrastructure challenges and skill gaps. Our mission is to provide solutions that elevate productivity and get things done.

Infrastructure asset management

We are engineers and infrastructure managers with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Our services cover the entire asset lifecycle, and we can help you develop long-term infrastructure plans that align with your organizational objectives. We believe in keeping solutions simple and tailored to your needs.

Financial and funding models 

We can help you develop financial and funding models that support your infrastructure asset management objectives. We have a deep understanding of the financial aspects of infrastructure, including asset valuations, development contributions, and financial contributions.

Population and demand projections

We help you forecast future demand for your infrastructure assets based on population growth and other factors. We’ll guide you on a journey of examining and evaluating possible future events by considering various scenarios.


We offer training services to help you build your capacity in infrastructure asset management. We are training facilitators for IPWEA NZ as well as digital badge writers. We can enable your team develop the skills and knowledge you need to manage your assets more productively.

Business case development and reviews 

We’re qualified in using the Better Business Cases process. Perhaps more importantly, we understand when not to use it too. We can help you develop and review business cases for infrastructure projects, ensuring that they are practical, effective, and tailored to your specific needs.


Keeping it simple 

We are very pragmatic and believe strongly in keeping solutions simple and cutting through complexity. We know our topics so well that we can explain them simply. We work closely with decision-makers at the senior and executive levels of organizations, and we will not waste your time by following processes for the sake of process. Our goal is to help you lift your productivity and make your life easier.

Our two founders have successfully navigated many changes in central and local government over the last fifteen years and are well-respected for their professional skills, knowledge, and experience.




Vaughn is our blue-sky thinker, who utilises his unique skill set to create positive impact through new ideas, strategic thinking and inspiring the troops. More than just a talker, he’s a walker, testing and implementing solutions with his own bare hands. How valiant.



Walter is our details man who conquers complexity with logic and positivity. The perfect balance of fresh perspective and industry insight, Walter will thoroughly investigate the project, clear the clutter, then work with you to identify your challenges and potential solutions – step-by-simple-step.

A photo of Walter, the founder of Utility NZ, standing in nature near the Arrow river in Arrowtown, New Zealand.



Contact us

Let’s Work Together

4 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, Otago 9345

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