Revealed: The scale of school projects waiting to be built

Revealed: The scale of school projects waiting to be built
Education minister Erica Stanford launched an inquiry into school property this year. (Image: NZME)
Cécile Meier
Andy Fyers
As the government begins an inquiry into school buildings, BusinessDesk can reveal the number and scale of projects under construction or due to start.The list, released under the Official Information Act, shows that about 260 projects are in various stages of construction, while about 90 projects had funding approved and are due to begin this year or next.The Ministry of Education has yet to release the list of 352 school projects it will review as part of its inquiry, but it has said all projects reviewed are in the pre-construction stage. Th...

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