With just days to go until the Government's 2019 Budget, promises have already been made. There's been an extra $58 million into the forestry sector, $2.2m of provincial growth fund money for youth and young adult initiatives in Kawerau, $200m allocated to housing long-term homeless people in New Zealand and more. This Thursday the Government will announce just how much money they'll put into each sector and for what. Business leaders tell Zoe Hunter what they hope the budget will bring.

More funding for "essential" infrastructure and certainty in the city's economy is what Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty