Infrastructure Fund great for Auckland

Phil Goff Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore and I welcome the Government’s announcement today of a new infrastructure investment vehicle. Funding provided through a Crown Company, Crown Infrastructure Partners, will enable Auckland to speed up the construction of thousands of new homes in our city. Special Purpose Vehicle Earlier this year, we took to Government the concept of a Special Purpose…

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$600 million for housing infrastructure

Supplied Content Wellington, July 23, 2017 The Government will co-invest up to $600 million alongside local councils and private investors in network infrastructure for big new housing developments through a re-purposed ultra-fast broadband company Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Local Government Minister Anne Tolley have said. “Crown Fibre Holdings will be re-named Crown Infrastructure Partners and bring the investment skills…

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More women in Christchurch Rebuild efforts

Nicky Wagner Wellington, July 23, 2017 The number of women working in construction in Canterbury has more than doubled since the quakes. This week’s Greater Christchurch Dashboard -Women in Construction shows that the number of women working in both residential and non-residential construction in Canterbury has increased from 3400 in March 2010 to 7600 in March 2017, an increase of…

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