Transport prime candidate for infrastructure spend - Kiwibank

By Gavin Evans | Tue, 03 Dec 2019


Spending on transport and “moving things around the economy” could deliver the biggest boost to the country from a major infrastructure programme the government intends to announce next week, Kiwibank says.The programme will include $396 million for repairs, maintenance and upgrades for schools countrywide, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said over the weekend, and further health and education spending is likely within the rest of the yet-to-be quantified programme, Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr told BusinessDesk.Decades of under-spending...