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1 Oct 2020 18:49
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    More than 100-million-dollars is being invested into protecting six regions against climate change

    More than 100-million-dollars is being invested into protecting six regions against climate change


    It's coming from three-billion-dollars allocated to infrastructure in the Government covid 19 Recovery Fund.

    Manawatu-Whanganui is getting the most - 26.9-million-dollars for five projects.

    Tairawhiti, Waikato, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, and Canterbury are also getting a slice of the pie.

    Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says climate change poses a real danger to regional New Zealand and its infrastructure.

    He says the funding will also create jobs and stimulate local economies.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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