What's The New Equation?

It’s bringing people and technology together in unexpected ways. To build trust and deliver sustained outcomes.

Our vision for the PwC Network, fuelled by our Purpose, is to be the most trusted and relevant professional services business in the world - one that attracts the best talent and combines the most innovative technologies, to help organisations build trust and deliver sustained outcomes.

We’re calling our refreshed global strategy The New Equation, and it speaks to the two most fundamental needs clients and organisations are grappling with today. 

First is the urgency to successfully respond to, and change, in the face of the major shifts shaping the world: technological disruption, climate change, fractured geopolitics, social tension, and the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Second is the need to build trust at a time when it is both more fragile and more complicated to earn. 

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Delivering sustained outcomes which make a difference

Our approach embodies who we are: a community of solvers coming together in unexpected ways to deliver outcomes for organisations, their customers, stakeholders and communities, which make a positive and enduring impact right across the value chain.  

Our formula is simple: we deliver bold ideas, solutions which are human-led and tech-powered and meaningful experiences which deliver real-life results.  

Solving for the issues that matter to our clients and the world

Striking a balance: CEOs grapple with balancing immediate concerns and the need for long-term transformation

New Zealand findings from our 26th CEO Survey. Over the past few years adapting to change and volatility has become a constant and, as we start 2023, this trend continues.


Delivering sustained outcomes for Ōtautahi and Te Waipounamu

After a challenging decade, Te Waiponamu (South Island) is emerging as a thriving region with big aspirations. Projections show that the Canterbury population is expected to increase by 25% between 2018 and 2048, and annual economic growth in Ōtautahi (Christchurch) is at 3.7% - above the national figure of 2.6%.

Health Equity: Indigenous wellbeing

Our PwC Hauora (health and wellbeing) practice compares Māori and Pacific definitions of wellbeing with that used by the New Zealand government.


You can’t buy trust - you have to earn it

Trust has never been more important. It’s the link that connects your organisation, your people, your customers, your stakeholders and the world. We know that trust isn’t something you can buy off the shelf. It’s something you earn through every interaction, every experience, every relationship and every outcome delivered.

A world built on the foundations of trust and transparency

Climate-related financial disclosures in New Zealand - overview of the current state

In April 2021, the New Zealand Government introduced a Bill to Parliament to mandate climate-related financial disclosures. It aims to support and accelerate New Zealand’s transition to a zero carbon economy. 


Engine Room Survey 2022

Engine Room businesses embraced technology and new ways of working and are now better equipped to navigate ongoing change. However NZ businesses are demonstrably behind their international peers when it comes to thinking about ESG. 

Transparency Report 2022

Building trust and delivering sustained outcomes for our clients is central to how we operate at PwC. Our approach to building trust is designed to meet rising expectations of transparency, accountability and stakeholder engagement.

People solving together powered by technology

The New Equation is a future that is human-led and tech-powered. For us, people and technology work hand in hand. It's about how human ingenuity combines with technology innovation and experience to deliver faster, more intelligent and better outcomes while building trust across the value chain.

People and technology working together to create a stronger tomorrow

Building Prosperity

'Building prosperity' explores how we, alongside government, business, academia and communities, can help create a pathway to greater prosperity for all New Zealanders. Our report focuses on areas where we, as a business, have experience to support change.

Equity: Rebalancing social outcomes for Aotearoa New Zealand

PwC's Equity practice helps clients identify and then remove the barriers to equity,  facilitates discussions around complex problems and provides a roadmap of actions for clients to progress.

Our Alliance relationships

Your business transformation needs are why we've developed strong alliances with a number of technology firms. By combining PwC's expertise and our Alliance partners' technology, we can help you solve your most critical business issues.


Contact us

Andrew Holmes

Andrew Holmes

CEO and Senior Partner, PwC New Zealand

Tel: +64 21 284 7035

Keren Blakey

Keren Blakey

Chair, PwC New Zealand

Tel: +64 21 628 226

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