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Mark Mitchell: Additional Money Will Help With Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 12 Feb 2024, 12:14PM
Esk River silt coats a playground in the immediate aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle
Esk River silt coats a playground in the immediate aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle

Mark Mitchell: Additional Money Will Help With Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 12 Feb 2024, 12:14PM

The Emergency Management Minister says additional money for Cyclone Gabrielle recovery will help Hawke's Bay reach silt removal targets.

The Government's announced $63-million for sediment and debris removal.

Hawke's Bay Regional Council will get 40-million, three million of that is for removing debris in Wairoa.

Gisborne District Council will receive 23-million.

Minister Mark Mitchell told Mike Hosking he hopes the money solves the problem.

He says the additional $40-million will help Hawke's Bay get to its target of 20 percent of silt and debris removed.

 

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