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Poll: Is $12m for a hardship fund for businesses affected by CRL a good use of taxpayer money?

Danielle Clent Reporter from Central Leader

A hardship fund costing Auckland ratepayers $12 million is to be set up for businesses that have been negatively affected by the construction of the City Rail Link.

The fund was announced by Transport Minister Michael Wood and mayor Phil Goff on Friday morning, and while it was welcomed by the city’s business association, it said it was “long overdue”.

Do you believe this is a good use of taxpayer and ratepayer money?

Read the story, linked below, to find out more.
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Is $12m for a hardship fund for businesses affected by CRL a good use of taxpayer money?
  • 78.5% Yes - the businesses have suffered enough
    78.5% Complete
  • 20.3% No - the CRL project doesn't affect me
    20.3% Complete
  • 1.3% Unsure - I will tell you why in the comments
    1.3% Complete
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