This week Northland got another $30m in loans and grants from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), which aims to improve infrastructure and create jobs in the regions. But Labour is now saying it will axe the fund if re-elected, while New Zealand First says the $3b fund has done wonders this term. What do you think? Please explain your answers in the comments below.
33.3% The fund is good for areas like Northland33.3% Complete
0% The money would be better spent elsewhere0% Complete
66.7% I think it's a good idea but poorly executed66.7% Complete
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