4 May 2021

Nearly $1b unspent Covid-19 cash fattens up Budget 2021

From Checkpoint, 5:18 pm on 4 May 2021

The Finance Minister Grant Robertson has unearthed nearly a billion dollars of unspent Covid-19 cash to fatten up this month's Budget.

The man with his hands on the purse-strings now has a new job too - a de-facto delivery tsar - ensuring every penny is spent as promised.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.