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Recent Papers (Click on to view)

Papers listed below may be utilised in any way. Acknowledgment of use is requested. 

Water Industry:

 2005 Contracting out services with long lived assets (pdf)  Local Government Asset Management Conference Auckland.

2005 Careers for leadership  (pdf) IPENZ Conference Auckland.

2003: Setting Performance Standards for your Maintenance Contract, Maintenance Management Conference, Auckland (PowerPoint)

2000, with Rob Lorden  Contracting Operations and Maintenance Services – Getting the Principal’s and Contractor’s Objectives Aligned Through a New Form of Contract. NZWWA Conference, Rotorua   

1999, What Business are You In? Paper for NZWWA Management Course, Rotorua.

1998, Submission on the future of Metro Water, to Auckland City Council Draft Annual Plan. 

1997, Local Government Ownership in the Water Industry: Does it Add Value?. Paper for AIC Water Summit Conference, Auckland, February 1998.

1996, Customer Service, - An International Perspective. Paper to Local Municipal Engineers Association Conference (QLD) Conference, Caloundra


2000, Managing Our Cultural Heritage in Archaeological Sites – A Role for the RMA and Local Government? (MSWord download)

1999, Pits Long, Large and Prestigious: Recognition of Varieties of Maori Kumara Storage Pits in Northern New Zealand

1999, Clustering of Archaeological Entities - An Information Theory Based Approach

1998, Picturing the Past, Art and Analogy in New Zealand Archaeological Reports. Paper to NZAA Conference

1997, Letter to the Editor, Archaeology in New Zealand, Groube Award.