Construction industry plan to fund own Covid-19 quarantine centre for skilled workers

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The construction industry wants more highly skilled workers allowed into New Zealand, and it has a plan of its own to quarantine them. In Auckland, specialised tunneling and mining workers who can construct the $4.4 billion City Rail Link are desperately needed. Some believe the waiting game could become expensive for the sector, and businesses say it needs to be easier to bring the workers in.

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