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Phil Goff warns worker shortage risks infrastructure projects

Oliver Lewis
Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Mayor Phil Goff knows covid restrictions creates challenges in retaining workers unable to visit their families overseas (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Delays accessing foreign workers could add millions of dollars and push out the delivery of critical Auckland infrastructure projects.Auckland mayor Phil Goff warned then-transport minister Phil Twyford last year about the potential risk to projects including the $4.4 billion City Rail Link (CRL) and the $1.2b Central Interceptor wastewater tunnel, according to a letter released to BusinessDesk under the Official Information Act (OIA).The “inability to bring workers in when they are required will both seriously delay the delivery of these...

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