Buzz from the Beehive
“Critical” infrastructure projects to kick-start new housing developments and accelerate growth in eight parts of the country are being enabled by a $192 million Government investment.
The words “three waters” are generously sprinkled through the announcement from Housing Minister Megan Woods.
They are mentioned in every allocation recorded in a table in the press statement which shows how much is being dished out for what purpose for favoured projects in Lower Hutt, Nelson, Rangiora, Ngāruawāhia, Hastings, Motueka, Whanganui and Lake Hāwea.
Here’s hoping voters remember at voting time next year, eh?
The investment is expected to enable around 11,500 homes across several housing developments over the next 10 to 15 years, Megan Woods said.
Notes accompanying the press statement tell us the Infrastructure Acceleration Fund (IAF) is a contestable fund “of approximately $1 billion”.
Approximately? Don’t they know how much exactly?
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