December 17, 2019

MetService and the Ministry of Transport (MoT) commissioned NZIER to undertake secondary research on the value of the public weather information provided under the Crown contract. Using a benefit transfer approach we found the BCR for public weather forecasting services ranged between 10 and 48. We also attempted to do something not undertaken in the studies we surveyed – unpack the unique value added from having a national meteorological service using multi-criteria analysis.