2 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Can NZTA deliver post-pandemic infrastructure?

From Morning Report, 7:43 am on 2 April 2020

The government is promising to provide extra funding to infrastructure projects that are ready to start in the next six months, as a way to boost the economy and create jobs.

New roads, better water infrastructure and the building or retrofitting of homes are on the table.

But documents obtained by RNZ show the Transport Agency was failing to deliver roading projects before the Covid-19 pandemic struck, and some are wondering how they'll be able to deliver once it's all over.

RNZ reporter Ben Strang speaks to Susie Ferguson.