7 Sep 2018

Provincial fund problems

From The Panel, 4:28 pm on 7 September 2018

Shane Jones $1 billion dollar provincial fund is facing heat again. It's been revealed a proposed cultural centre in the Northland town of Kawakawa, costing $2.4 million dollars, will only create 3 jobs.

Experts have also warned the centre could actually hurt other business in the town. Shane Jones was told to reject the funding but has steamed ahead.

The panelists tell us why they think that is.

Shane Jones

Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller