29 days ago

Poll: What do you think of the Provincial Growth Fund?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

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.

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What do you think of the Provincial Growth Fund?
  • 33.3% The fund is good for areas like Northland
    33.3% Complete
  • 0% The money would be better spent elsewhere
    0% Complete
  • 66.7% I think it's a good idea but poorly executed
    66.7% Complete
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What do you think of the Mangamuka Gorge staying closed until Christmas?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

The Mangamuka Gorge will remain closed until mid-December, when it will open on way to light vehicles only. This will be five months after the devastating floods caused eight slips in the gorge. What do you think?

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What's On: Labour Weekend Half Price Entry

Adrian from Albany Heights

In support of the Helensville "Arts in the Ville" event happening over Labour weekend the Kaipara Coast Sculpture gardens is offering half price entry fees. $7.50 p/p or 17.50 p/family.
Labour Weekend Half Price Entry
  • Kaipara Coast Plant Centre & Sculpture Gardens