Videos, media and reports
Media releases on our Provincial Growth Package for the Tairāwhiti Roading Package.
Smoother service for St John - Keith Baldwin from St John Ruatorea talks about the impact of major investment into coast roads.
Blackbee Contracting hails PGF investment(external link) - video of Boss Blackbee during the upgrade of Kopuaroa Road.
Runabout on the Mata - rural postie Barbara Wharehinga shares her thoughts on the east coast roading investment.
Postie Barbara Wharehinga on East Coast investment(external link) - Barbara takes major forestry routes in her stride.
Downer Road Ready Graduation(external link) - 12 graduates are ready for the region's PGF programme of works.
PGF approved further $10m for East Cape Road - makeover for the country's most eastern road.
Mangatu Road upgrade hits full swing(external link) - Josh from JT contracting on his journey with the PGF investment.
PGF night works completed on city streets(external link) - video of Tania and Vita from Protraffic
Local contractors boosted by PGF investment(external link) - Brad from Inline Group talks about PGF funding
History of urupa to be revealed - Hirini Street cemetery gets revitalised thanks to PGF funding
PGF Pehiri Road metalling underway(external link) - video of Des from Earthworks Solutions Ltd on work being completed on Pehiri Road.
Roading investment reaches new record - new record set for road works in region.
Road upgrades making all the difference - Gordon Brown talks about the impacts from local roading upgrades.
Rubber hits the road with record works programme - details on record upgrade schedule on Tairāwhiti roads.
Final stretch of East Cape Road to be sealed - timeline becomes clear for major sealing project.
Mata Road works in action(external link) - video of crews at work on Mata Road.
Mata Road upgrade is best yet - community gives feedback about major Mata Road upgrade
Thumbs up for path upgrade - Road surfaces from PGF upgrades are being used for local paths and trails
Apprenticeship is perfect timing for Isaac - Isaac Kingi is now working for Currie Construction on PGF projects,
Career switch proving a winner - Sam Clothier from Troy Wheeler Contracting.
'Game-changing' PGF project complete - Council delivers $10m resilience project on time and budget.
Provincial Growth Fund set to deliver more than just roads - update on PGF projects and changes made to maximise community benefit.
Freight route upgrades - Local contractors back in action - work begins on $21.4m project to upgrade freight routes.
Aerodrome Road upgrade brings our people home - fully-funded PGF upgrade.
Greater outcomes for our people [PDF, 381 KB] - PGF investment map shows investment of 2019 and upcoming for 2020
'Key link' - Lytton Road upgrade complete(external link) - video of before and after PGF funded $2.5m upgrade.
Strengthening our bridges, our communities(external link) - how PGF bridge upgrades are connecting more than roads.
Our people, shaping our communities [PDF, 2.8 MB] - feature on impact of PGF investment on local employment.
Reconnecting our industries, our people(external link) - local contractor Dig Eastland staff describe the impact of PGF investment.
Heavy metal, more than just stones(external link) - Downer heavy metal team leader Ray Rogers explains what extra funding means to Tairāwhiti.
East Coast contractors leading change - Ruatorea-based contractors are making difference in their communities.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle(external link) - road surface from PGF funded upgrades used to pave local marae.
Big tick for Waimata Valley seal extension(external link) - PGF funded seal extension
'Game changer ' - Rakaiatane Road surface upgrade complete(external link) - video of before and after the PGF funded surface upgrade to access route to Eastland Port.