Ministry of Transport

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17th Jul 20, 12:03pm
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
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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
17th Jul 20, 12:03pm
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24th Jun 20, 11:40am
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
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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
24th Jun 20, 11:40am
19th Mar 20, 5:00am
No petrol excise increases nor signs of congestion charging being introduced in Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
No petrol excise increases nor signs of congestion charging being introduced in Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
19th Mar 20, 5:00am
5th Mar 20, 5:00am
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
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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29th Jan 20, 11:04am
Penlink, the Tauranga Northern Link, Otaki to Levin, Mill Road and the Skypath among transport projects to get government funding
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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
15th Dec 19, 6:02am
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
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
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
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
22nd Oct 19, 4:49pm
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?
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
24th Sep 19, 12:00pm
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
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
6th Sep 19, 12:16pm
NZ First's Shane Jones and Winston Peters announce $98.4 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund in Auckland to Whangarei rail line
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
10th Aug 19, 8:50am
Auckland Council says the Government hasn't gone far enough with its planned clean car policies
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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9th Jul 19, 10:47am
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
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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
9th Jul 19, 10:47am
30th May 19, 5:00am
A number of major transport projects could be delayed over the next three years as the New Zealand Transport Agency reviews its funding
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
20th Mar 19, 3:23pm
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
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
30th Jan 19, 9:51am
No-one's taking responsibility for a $500 million dollar budget blow out in the Auckland Central Rail Link 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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24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
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
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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
24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
26th Jan 18, 5:02am
Sam Warburton correlates the reduced numbers of Police on the roads with the rising road toll
Sam Warburton correlates the reduced numbers of Police on the roads with the rising road toll
26th Jan 18, 5:02am
21st Nov 17, 11:53am
The NZ Initiative's Amy Thomasson & Sam Warburton probe a key area of spending and oversight within New Zealand's transport authorities
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
12th Nov 17, 8:21am
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
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
27th Oct 17, 11:02am
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
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
13th Oct 17, 10:31am
Sam Warburton welcomes public debate over the road toll but bemoans that it has taken horrific accidents and many deaths to trigger 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
14th Sep 17, 1:56pm
Are we looking to the past for transport solutions for the future? Jen​ée Tibshraeny wades into the transport debate
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
4th Jul 17, 7:31am
America's Cup, APEC in 2021 could make Auckland infrastructure planning "a little bit complex," PM English says. Possible to bring projects forward, but focus is on how much the funding gap has grown over past 12-18 months
America's Cup, APEC in 2021 could make Auckland infrastructure planning "a little bit complex," PM English says. Possible to bring projects forward, but focus is on how much the funding gap has grown over past 12-18 months
4th Jul 17, 7:31am
17th Feb 16, 12:02pm
IAG wants government regulations to catch up with share economy to enable hybrid insurance
IAG wants government regulations to catch up with share economy to enable hybrid insurance
17th Feb 16, 12:02pm
15th Dec 15, 12:45pm
Jenée Tibshraeny questions whether the Government's proposal to level the regulatory playing field in the transport sector, by easing up on taxis and cracking down on Uber, will improve the quality of service
Jenée Tibshraeny questions whether the Government's proposal to level the regulatory playing field in the transport sector, by easing up on taxis and cracking down on Uber, will improve the quality of service
15th Dec 15, 12:45pm

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