• New Zealand to spend billions on fixing hospitals, schools

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and schools and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip.
    The liberal government on Thursday announced its first budget plan since winning national elections last year. It has ditched tax cuts that were planned by the previous conservative government and put more money into health, education, public housing and foreign aid.
    The government predicts it will continue to run a small operating surplus. But the big increase in infrastructure...
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