Government to invest $75m into Gracefield Innovation Quarter revamp

Government to invest $75m into Gracefield Innovation Quarter revamp
Rebecca Howard
By Rebecca Howard June 12 (BusinessDesk) - A $75 million cash injection into Callaghan Innovation's Gracefield Innovation Quarter in the Hutt Valley will focus on making sure the aging facilities - which have asbestos, leaking roofs, cladding issues and failing sewer pipes - are safe and fit for purpose.  "Investment in the site will mean that New Zealand’s top scientists, engineers and researchers will have the modern facilities needed to help transform our economy to become more productive, sustainable and focused on growing R&D," said ...

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