Infrastructure

Building better: Robertson's 30-year plan

Oliver Lewis
Mon, 02 May 2022

Building better: Robertson's 30-year plan
Infrastructure minister Grant Robertson released a 30-year strategy (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
Mon, 02 May 2022
As construction prices continue to surge, New Zealand could be 118,500 construction workers short by 2024, a new report warns.Infrastructure minister Grant Robertson released the NZ infrastructure strategy in Christchurch on Monday, a document Te Waihanga, the Infrastructure Commission, has been working on for the past two years. The government has six months to respond to its 68 recommendations, which cover everything from town planning to three waters, transport and decarbonisation.One recommendation relates to workforce development, wit...

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