Investment in roading, our transportation network and housing are on the wishlists for Bay of Plenty business and community leaders eyeing up the Government's $7.5 billion surplus.

As well as a bumper surplus, the latest Crown accounts reveal the lowest debt levels in almost a decade.

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The surplus is $4b higher than what was expected in May's Budget - and $2b higher than the actual surplus unveiled this time last year.

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