19 May 2023

Infrastructure funding must go further - academic

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 19 May 2023

The Government announced it is setting aside $6 billion to "build back better" from recent flooding and severe weather events in yesterday's budget.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the recent weather events which have impacted the North Island have added a level of urgency to infrastructure investment planning and highlight the importance of strong and resilient infrastructure.

Auckland University's School of Architecture and Planning is senior lecturer Dr Timothy Welch spoke with Jane Patterson.