22 Feb 2021

Christchurch earthquake anniversary: Government slowed down recovery from - developer

From Morning Report, 6:40 am on 22 February 2021

A prominent Christchurch property investor says the Government's anchor projects meant to help rebuild the city faster, has instead slowed it down.

After the 2011 earthquake, the Government launched a recovery plan for the CBD, which had 16 anchor projects designed to spur on the rebuild.

However, many have been plagued by delays and are still unfinished.

Property investor Antony Gough told RNZ reporter Anan Zaki that unlike the Government, it was the private sector which ploughed ahead with the rebuild.