New Zealand launches fund to boost regional economy

3 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau announced Tuesday Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) support to bolster capacity for those working on the frontline of regional economic development.

"Having capacity funding available to regional economic organizations will address short term capacity issues and give organizations the ability to progress key regional and national economic goals such as job creation and reducing unemployment, reports Xinhua.