CPR Consultants is a small, independent public policy development practice, focussed on servicing the analytical information-IP needs of New Zealand local government Councils.

  • We specialise in providing data and statistics to assist with Council financial benchmarking, financial plan development and performance improvement
  • Our flagship application cprlifesaver-application draws on over 300,000 datapoints of official audited NZ Local Government (“Territorial” Local Council) financial and economic statistics.
  • Over 400 financial and socio-economic ready-to- run NZLG Sector and Council group reports cover all P&L and Balance Sheet items
  • A user driven Report Generator delivers customised group reports.
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Our name is derived from the flagship reporting website-product, fully titled: “The Comparative Performance Resources Website”.

As its title suggests, this web-based annual subscriber website, its datasets, applied statistics, tables, graphs and taxonomy of catalogued IP are designed to provide Councils with ready-to-run intellectual property. In addition, we provide bespoke special purpose in-house developed reports-tables- charts, customised to Council specifications. In all, a huge treasure trove of publicly sourced case study and research-based New Zealand Local Government policy content.

Our firm’s competencies cover the policy fields of economic, financial and performance related best practice.

We have a small number of Auckland-based highly qualified people (principal and staff) who are ready to respond to your enquiries.

Details of the years covered by our data

The reports on the cprlifesaver website cover the five years from 2014 to 2018.

2021 Subscribers will receive the reports covering the two new updated years of 2019 and 2020 and for the five years 2016 to 2020.

Note: the 2020 Council financial data is the most current available for 30 June 2020 Council balance dates ...first available to us in July 2021.