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Whanganui mayor welcomes Government announcement on increased funding for regional roads

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Whanganui mayor Hamish McDouall has hailed the Government's announcement of increased roading funding for Whanganui as "just fantastic".

On Thursday, June 28, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced the new 10 year plan for transport includes an increased share of New Zealand Transport Agency funding for regional projects.

Although details are scarce at present, McDouall said the announcement was great for Whanganui.