Archive for January, 2009

NZ Company Thinking Big With Electric Vehicles

A fledgling Manawatu company is hoping to take a slice of the burgeoning electric commercial vehicle market worth potentially billions of dollars per annum. …

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Budget Blowout On Canty Transport Projects

The cost of two of Christchurch’s biggest transport projects have ballooned by more than 60% to almost $280m up from an original estimate of …

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Tauranga Defiant Over Rival’s Ambitions

The battle over Port of Tauranga’s container trade has further heated up with NZL being told in no uncertain terms by the port’s management …

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Govt Could Go Full Bore On New Harbour Crossing

The Govt has given a strong indication it favours fast tracking a second Auckland harbour crossing, announcing the project could be included in its …

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Concern Over Route Of Proposed City Rail Tunnel

Ontrack is being warned against rushing into a costly route protection study for a $1bn to $1.5bn inner Auckland rail tunnel ahead of a …

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New Minister Casts Fresh Doubts On Gully Highway

Despite the Govt’s apparent commitment to a major road building programme, the future of Wellington’s much longed for Transmission Gully motorway looks even less …

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Call For PPP Infrastructure Board Test For Govt

In what can be seen as an early test for the Govt’s commitment to public-private partnerships, it is being urged to appoint a public …

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