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The public sector again spent more than private on construction in June according to new research.
The previous month the public sector funded 75% of the construction spend nationwide, thanks to work on sports stadiums and education building.
Construction research company Pacifecon revealed in its latest data that in June, healthcare, water-related work and the education sector dominated the new construction deals.
The Northern District Health Board finalised consultation for Phase 1 of its $180 million upgrade of Whangarei Hospital last month.
Likewise Lakes District Health Board is getting the first part of the Rotorua Hospital $83 million upgrade underway.
The Government spent over $7 million on new education facilities at Papamoa East Primary School, and a further $29 million on the first stage of upgrades to Papamoa Secondary School.
Water-related works were also amongst some of the most expensive construction projects in June 2009.
The Greater Wellington Regional Council is spending over $10 million remediation works to Waiwhetu Stream, stage 1 of a $15 million wastewater contract for the Ashburton Business park progessed.
In Gisborne, the District Council is spending $45 million on a new wastewater treatment plant.
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