Infrastructure Minister, Shane Jones and Finance Minister Grant Robertson have announced an infrastructure fund of $3 billion in the COVID Response and Recovery Fund, that will be allocated across regions. This will help in kick-starting the post-COVID rebuild by creating more than 20,000 jobs.
The investment package includes:
- $210 million for climate resilience and flood protection projects;
- $155 million for transformative energy projects;
- $180 million for large-scale construction projects;
- $50 million for enhanced regional digital connectivity.