IDS provide industry leadership in the development, advocacy, and implementation of evidence-based decision making for infrastructure and are owned by IPWEA NZ. We are custodians of the publicly-owned taonga (IP) which encompasses asset management methodology,
models and interrelationships.
A charitable organisation, we are owned by the civil engineering industry to support and serve the industry in communities throughout New Zealand.
Our purpose is to:
Provide industry leadership in the development, advocacy, and implementation of evidence-based decision making for infrastructure.
Provide kaitiakitanga of the publically-owned taonga (IP) encompassing methodology, models and interrelationships.
Advocate the use of deterioration modelling and decision-making tools.
Promote the use of the New Zealand specific deterioration model we have developed as best practice for asset management.
Promote the use of predictive deterioration modelling as best practice for key infrastructure assets including road and water infrastructure.
Ensure that access to leading-edge deterioration modelling is kept within reach of all New Zealand Local Authorities, regardless of size or in-house technical expertise.