Congratulations on Penlink

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

26 April 2018

Congratulations on Penlink

Chamber CEO Michael Barnett has congratulated the Minister of Transport, Hon. Phil Twyford, for getting the message that Penlink was a ready-to-go project with a business plan and consents – a message the previous Government had ignored. Read more »

Auckland Transport Projects GET $28b

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

26 April 2018

Auckland Transport Projects Get $28b

Announcements today for transport related projects in Auckland could not have come at a better time. They send a very clear message to those associated with the infrastructure sector that the Government understands the congestion issue and is prepared to fund projects that will begin to address it. Read more »

Fuel tax funds nothing new but multi-billion tram

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

26 April 2018

Fuel tax funds nothing new but multi-billion tram

The only new idea in the Government’s transport package is a multi-billion tram which Aucklanders will pay an extra $15 in petrol taxes for every time they fill up, National’s Transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. Read more »

Updated ATAP project announced

Press Release – EMA

Updated ATAP project announced

A realigned version of the priority transport projects for Auckland to meet the city’s broader needs is to be commended, says the EMA. Read more »

Transport package positive but doesn’t address congestion

Press Release – Infrastructure NZ

26 April 2018
Transport package positive but doesn’t address congestion
“The Government’s announcement of a fully-funded $28 billion ten year programme for Auckland is very welcome, but to reduce congestion beyond today’s levels road pricing and improved alignment of housing and employment with transport is required,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure NZ. Read more »

New Auckland road projects welcomed

Press Release – National Road Carriers

New Auckland road projects welcomed

Plans to accelerate the building of the “Penlink” and Mill Rd roading projects have been welcomed by the National Road Carriers Association (NRC), the nation’s leading road transport organisation. Read more »

ATAP – proof of pudding will be in the eating

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

26 APRIL 2018

Auckland transport strategy – proof of pudding will be in the eating

The AA welcomes today’s announcement of an updated transport strategy for Auckland, but says that the key question for Auckland AA Members is still to be answered: what will it do for congestion? Read more »

New ATAP a bold step for safer Auckland travel

Press Release – Victim Support

26 April 2018
New ATAP a bold step for safer Auckland travel

Victim Support is congratulating the Government and Auckland City Council for upping the ante on Auckland’s road safety. Read more »

REINZ welcomes Auckland Transport Alignment Project

Press Release – REINZ

26 April 2018
REINZ welcomes Auckland Transport Alignment Project announcement

Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at REINZ
“REINZ welcomes the announcement from the Transport Minister, the Hon. Phil Twyford, that a significant investment is to be made into Auckland’s roading, public transport infrastructure and for greenfield and brownfield housing development. Read more »

Bill McKibben in NZ for The Climate change Tour

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

Bill McKibben in NZ for The Climate change Tour of Our Times

350 Aotearoa is proud to host Read more »

Think Macbeth. with Laughs. And Tikanga Māori

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Think Macbeth. with Laughs.

And Tikanga Māori.

Silo Theatre and T.O.A. Productions present
CELLFISH
Written by Jason Te Kare, Rob Mokaraka, and Miriama McDowell
Directed by Jason Te Kare Read more »

ATAP 2018 Transport Plan a big step forward

Press Release – KiwiRail

ATAP 2018 Transport Plan a big step forward for rail
April 26 2018

Today’s announcement of a new Auckland Transport Alignment Programme (ATAP) with a boosted role for rail is a significant step forward for the region, KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy says. Read more »

UPDATE: Auckland airport optimistic it can convince Comcom

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Auckland airport optimistic it can convince Comcom on its profit path

(Adds Auckland Airport CFO comment, updates share price) Read more »

ComCom and Auckland airport at odds over profitability

Article – BusinessDesk

ComCom and Auckland airport at odds over profitability

By Pattrick Smellie

April 26 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission is concerned Auckland International Airport is planning to make excessive profits on its regulated assets, while the country’s largest airport says its risk profile has changed as it enters an extended period of major new capital developments. Read more »

Record investment to get Auckland moving

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Phil Twyford

Minister for Transport

MEDIA STATEMENT

Office of the Mayor Phil Goff

Mayor of Auckland

26 April 2018 Read more »

Auckland transport plan a huge win for commuters

Press Release – Green Party

Auckland transport plan a huge win for commuters, buses, trains and bikes

The Green Party is heralding today’s transport announcement in Auckland as a game changer that will deliver on some of the core commitments of the party’s confidence and supply agreement. Read more »

New Transport Plan will unlock Auckland

Press Release – Generation Zero

The unprecedented investment in Auckland’s transport announced today will be a welcome relief for all Aucklanders as it unlocks the city and provides more transport choice says Generation Zero. Read more »

Local brigades in Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge 19/4

Press Release – Leukaemia and Blood Foundation

On May 19, 950 firefighters take on the 1,103 stairs of Auckland’s Sky Tower for the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raising funds for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. Read more »

Council votes on Regional Fuel Tax transport projects

Press Release – Auckland Council

Council votes on Regional Fuel Tax transport projects

Transport projects to be funded by the proposed Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) will be considered by Auckland councillors next week. Read more »

Additional members for Digital Advisory Group

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Clare Curran

Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media

Minister for Government Digital Services Read more »