The groups have been working together to try and reach an agreement on He Waka Eke Noa.
The convention centre is now expected to be completed in early 2025.
It may mean consumers feeling the pain of inflation can snap up bargains.
In particular, the Official Cash Rate (OCR) should’ve been lifted earlier to combat growing inflationary pressures in 2021, the report found.
Better pay and condition are also being recommended by the Future for Local Government group.