Project Te Maki will stimulate at least $500m and up to $900m of sustainable construction activity across urban and regional New Zealand and through immediate skilled employment. The strategy will enable post-COVID-19 recovery and build a long-term strategic domestic and export industry with deep cross-sector economic multiplier effects.
In Tauranga, the region’s economic development agency, PriorityOne, has been pursuing the establishment of a new ferry service. Progressing this greenfields development on sustainable foundations will demonstrate New Zealand’s commitment to a low carbon future. Together these projects will transform passenger experiences, create high-quality sustainable employment, drive economic growth and establish New Zealand as a world leader in a high-profile green technology niche.