Central Plains, Kurow, Waimea water schemes keep Crown construction funding

Paul McBeth
Thu, 05 Apr 2018

By Paul McBeth April 5 (BusinessDesk) - The government will help fund the construction of irrigation projects on the Canterbury plains and near Kurow and Nelson as it winds back support for large-scale water schemes.  Finance Minister Grant Robertson today said all existing Crown Irrigation Investments Ltd development contracts will be honoured, and that the three named schemes will receive funding for their construction phase given how far down the track they were. The government put its water storage funding contracts under the microsco...

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