Infrastructure for a Growing Economy
- To help build the public infrastructure needed to support growth.
$812 million capital investment to reinstate the earthquake damaged sections of State Highway 1 from Picton to Christchurch.
$548 million investment in the rail network with Kiwirail, including $98 million for the Wellington Commuter Rail Network.
$436 million investment for the first part of the Crown’s share for the Auckland City Rail Link project.
$392 million additional investment in school property with six new schools, 11 special education satellite units, and 305 new classrooms.
$576 million investment in Defence for new capability and the modernisation of defence bases.
The Government’s total investment in new infrastructure over the next four years is $32.5 billion. This includes $9.2 billion in new State Highways and $2.7 billion in housing, including the Auckland Housing Programme.