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This a selection of John’s recent work. All his travel stories are published at:

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  • Bill English – Minister of Infrastructure January 11, 2012

    Think Discuss Evolve

     “We’ve come a long way on infrastructure,” the Hon. Bill English says.

     Looking back on three years as New Zealand’s first Minister of Infrastructure, Bill English pronounces the high level of consensus on ...

  • Driving growth December 8, 2011

    More money than ever before is being spent on the nation’s main roads in the name of economic growth and improved productivity.

    The Roads of National Significance programme (RONS) is tangible evidence of the National-led ...

  • Big Numbers and High Hopes September 15, 2011

    Seventeen billion dollars is being spent by central and local government on new infrastructure over the next four years. The numbers sound impressive: $7.6 billion on social assets like schools, hospitals, state houses and ...