18 Dec 2023

Hundreds of billions of investment needed in local govt - LGNZ

From Checkpoint, 5:17 pm on 18 December 2023

New Zealand is being warned it is heading towards a tragedy if more is not invested in council infrastructure, and that people need to get used to double-digit rates increases.

Local Government New Zealand and the lead group of infrastructure management professionals today gave a joint media conference to outline their concerns.

They warned of looming infrastructure costs of hundreds of billions of dollars.

Rachel Graham has more.