21 Feb 2018

Govt signs off on billion-dollar regional fund

From Morning Report, 8:52 am on 21 February 2018

Cabinet has given the final sign-off for the billion-dollar-a-year Regional Development Fund, and the checks and balances that will be put in place for any money allocated. The details of contestable fund - to be overseen by the New Zealand First Minister Shane Jones will be officially announced on Friday. RNZ political editor Jane Patterson joins us now to talk about how the fund is likely to operate.