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Ministry of Transport

Government pushes ahead with revamped $8.7 billion NZ Upgrade Programme despite officials warning of unclear costs/benefits and 'light touch' governance
9th Jul 21, 4:36pm
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Government pushes ahead with revamped $8.7 billion NZ Upgrade Programme despite officials warning of unclear costs/benefits and 'light touch' governance
$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
4th Jun 21, 10:11am
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$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
Transport Minister announces 'establishment unit' to 'progress this important city-shaping project'; concedes previous failed attempts to get project running didn't involve Aucklanders enough; decisions at end of this year
31st Mar 21, 3:00pm
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Transport Minister announces 'establishment unit' to 'progress this important city-shaping project'; concedes previous failed attempts to get project running didn't involve Aucklanders enough; decisions at end of this year
National pledges to connect the upper North Island with four-lane expressways paid for by enabling NZTA to borrow more and reallocating money from the NLTF and the Govt's Covid fund; Robertson finds $6b hole
17th Jul 20, 12:03pm
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National pledges to connect the upper North Island with four-lane expressways paid for by enabling NZTA to borrow more and reallocating money from the NLTF and the Govt's Covid fund; Robertson finds $6b hole
NZ First blocks Auckland light rail; Ministry of Transport backs the NZ Infra bid; Unclear whether NZ Infra is interested in being involved with the project after the election
24th Jun 20, 11:40am
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NZ First blocks Auckland light rail; Ministry of Transport backs the NZ Infra bid; Unclear whether NZ Infra is interested in being involved with the project after the election
No petrol excise increases nor signs of congestion charging being introduced in Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
19th Mar 20, 5:00am
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No petrol excise increases nor signs of congestion charging being introduced in Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
Phil Twyford says the cost of capital isn't the only thing being considered by Cabinet, as it decides whether NZTA or the NZ Super Fund and its Canadian partner should build Auckland's light rail
5th Mar 20, 5:00am
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Phil Twyford says the cost of capital isn't the only thing being considered by Cabinet, as it decides whether NZTA or the NZ Super Fund and its Canadian partner should build Auckland's light rail
Penlink, the Tauranga Northern Link, Otaki to Levin, Mill Road and the Skypath among transport projects to get government funding
29th Jan 20, 11:04am
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Penlink, the Tauranga Northern Link, Otaki to Levin, Mill Road and the Skypath among transport projects to get government funding
Reality bites the Government, as Ministry of Transport says it hasn't even started looking at Auckland light rail plans yet, and Cabinet seeks to fill gaping holes in working group report on moving the Ports of Auckland
15th Dec 19, 6:02am
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Reality bites the Government, as Ministry of Transport says it hasn't even started looking at Auckland light rail plans yet, and Cabinet seeks to fill gaping holes in working group report on moving the Ports of Auckland
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
First it was KiwiBuild, now it's Auckland's light rail that's looking increasingly shambolic; What's going on and how thin is that ice Transport Minister Phil Twyford is skating on?
22nd Oct 19, 4:49pm
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First it was KiwiBuild, now it's Auckland's light rail that's looking increasingly shambolic; What's going on and how thin is that ice Transport Minister Phil Twyford is skating on?
A total of $313 million the Government had allocated for the Auckland light rail project will now be used for other projects including helping fund a Manawatu Gorge replacement road
24th Sep 19, 12:00pm
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A total of $313 million the Government had allocated for the Auckland light rail project will now be used for other projects including helping fund a Manawatu Gorge replacement road
NZ First's Shane Jones and Winston Peters announce $98.4 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund in Auckland to Whangarei rail line
6th Sep 19, 12:16pm
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NZ First's Shane Jones and Winston Peters announce $98.4 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund in Auckland to Whangarei rail line
Auckland Council says the Government hasn't gone far enough with its planned clean car policies
10th Aug 19, 8:50am
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Auckland Council says the Government hasn't gone far enough with its planned clean car policies
Car buyers to be charged up to $3,000 or given a discount of up $8,000 under proposal to make cleaner cars a more 'realistic choice' for NZers
9th Jul 19, 10:47am
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Car buyers to be charged up to $3,000 or given a discount of up $8,000 under proposal to make cleaner cars a more 'realistic choice' for NZers
A number of major transport projects could be delayed over the next three years as the New Zealand Transport Agency reviews its funding
30th May 19, 5:00am
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A number of major transport projects could be delayed over the next three years as the New Zealand Transport Agency reviews its funding
Trumpeted 11 months ago by Phils Goff and Twyford as transformational, Auckland Council is now airing concerns about the $28 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project
20th Mar 19, 3:23pm
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Trumpeted 11 months ago by Phils Goff and Twyford as transformational, Auckland Council is now airing concerns about the $28 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project
No-one's taking responsibility for a $500 million dollar budget blow out in the Auckland Central Rail Link project
30th Jan 19, 9:51am
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No-one's taking responsibility for a $500 million dollar budget blow out in the Auckland Central Rail Link project
Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
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Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
Sam Warburton correlates the reduced numbers of Police on the roads with the rising road toll
26th Jan 18, 5:02am
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Sam Warburton correlates the reduced numbers of Police on the roads with the rising road toll
The NZ Initiative's Amy Thomasson & Sam Warburton probe a key area of spending and oversight within New Zealand's transport authorities
21st Nov 17, 11:53am
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The NZ Initiative's Amy Thomasson & Sam Warburton probe a key area of spending and oversight within New Zealand's transport authorities
Sam Warburton assesses the new Government's steps to start pricing road use through fuel taxes, congestion pricing. He hopes high-value safety projects will get priority
12th Nov 17, 8:21am
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Sam Warburton assesses the new Government's steps to start pricing road use through fuel taxes, congestion pricing. He hopes high-value safety projects will get priority
The NZ Initiative's Sam Warburton looks at the rising road toll again and asks why transport provision is responsive to government rather than the individuals, families, businesses and communities that use it
27th Oct 17, 11:02am
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The NZ Initiative's Sam Warburton looks at the rising road toll again and asks why transport provision is responsive to government rather than the individuals, families, businesses and communities that use it
Sam Warburton welcomes public debate over the road toll but bemoans that it has taken horrific accidents and many deaths to trigger it
13th Oct 17, 10:31am
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Sam Warburton welcomes public debate over the road toll but bemoans that it has taken horrific accidents and many deaths to trigger it
Are we looking to the past for transport solutions for the future? Jen​ée Tibshraeny wades into the transport debate
14th Sep 17, 1:56pm
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Are we looking to the past for transport solutions for the future? Jen​ée Tibshraeny wades into the transport debate