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AUGUST 2013 NEWSLETTER
31 August 2013
AUGUST 2013 NEWSLETTER

FUNDING DECISIONS WILL BE GAME CHANGERS FOR REGIONAL ECONOMY

Priority One is thrilled with the recent announcement by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to provide a funding contribution to four projects that have the ability to significantly transform the region’s economy.  Council has confirmed funding of up to $15 million for the development of a tertiary and research campus in Tauranga’s city centre, up to $5 million for haul out infrastructure that will catalyse the development of Harbour Central Marine Precinct at Sulphur Point in Tauranga, up to $18 million for the development of Opotiki Harbour to allow access for vessels to enable the growth of a viable aquaculture industry, and up to $2.5 million for a new innovation centre at Rotorua’s Scion Innovation Park.

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