National is again accusing Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones of using the Provincial Growth Fund to buy votes in Northland after the region was allocated its hundredth million PGF dollar.

But Jones said he's fed up with National's accusations and numbers show the PGF was committed to "tapping into the potential that exists up and down our country".

According to Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) data, Northland is third on the list of regions which have received the most PGF funding, behind Tairāwhiti and the West Coast.

Yesterday's $8.2 million PGF funding announcement for five projects in