Why Shane Jones is spending $6m on a nursery

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones yesterday announced nearly $6 million will go towards scaling up a Bay of Plenty tree nursery.

The Minginui native plant nursery is a joint venture between the Crown and iwi Ngati Whare that has been running for two years.

What was the thinking behind this decision? And all the other decisions to follow?

Watch the video for the full interviews with Shane Jones and Ngāti Whare Holdings Chairman Rick Braddock.