Archive for May, 2009

Infrastructure Unit To Nail Down PPP Potential

Transport Minister Steven Joyce says the newly established Infrastructure Unit, within Treasury, will be key to developing the potential of PPPs to fund transport …

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Rest of country will pay for Waterview – Hughes

The Govt is being accused by Labour of using “smoke and mirrors” funding arrangements for completing the Waterview Connection and this will inevitably have …

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Port Chairman calls for Govt action on ports

Port of Tauranga chairman, John Parker, appears on a collision course with transport Minister, Steven Joyce, on the role of Govt in reshaping the …

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Infrastructure unit to broker deals

The new infrastructure unit based in the treasury will be expected to broker deals between investors and infrastructure projects, giving the private sector broader …

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ARTA chairman contender for Auckland transition

Old allegiances break down in times of reform. Auckland Regional Transport Authority chairman, Mark Ford, a veteran of the city’s infrastructure services, is tipped …

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Inter island cargo service study gets funding

A roll on-roll off cargo ferry service between New Plymouth and Nelson has just moved a step closer. The Govt is awarding $250,000 to …

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Review pits motorists against truckies

Transport Minister, Steven Joyce, sums up the issues raised by the review of Road User Charges (RUCs) as “unexploded ordnance left over from the …

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Govt buries Waterview tunnel option

The Govt has put the kybosh on the previous administration’s $2.77bn proposal for a twin-tunnel Waterview Connection saying it is too expensive, shaving more …

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Winners and losers among regional airports

Air NZ has confirmed it has embarked on a review of its regional network to maintain competitiveness “in the current tough market.” It has …

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Inter island cargo service study gets funding

A roll on-roll off cargo ferry service between New Plymouth and Nelson has just moved a step closer. The Govt is awarding $250,000 to …

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Review pits motorists against truckies

Transport Minister, Steven Joyce, sums up the issues raised by the review of Road User Charges (RUCs) as “unexploded ordnance left over from the …

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Govt buries Waterview tunnel option

The Govt has put the kybosh on the previous administration’s $2.77bn proposal for a twin-tunnel Waterview Connection saying it is too expensive, shaving more …

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Winners and losers among regional airports

Air NZ has confirmed it has embarked on a review of its regional network to maintain competitiveness “in the current tough market.” It has …

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Roskill link turns up heat on waterview

Uncertainty remains over how the new Mt Roskill motorway will eventually reach the Northwestern Motorway at Waterview putting renewed pressure on transport Minister Steven …

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Joyce moves to streamline rail sector funding

Steve Joyce wants to address what he considers the present disjointed funding regime for rail but has not committed to any future ongoing level …

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Freightways weathering financial downturn

Freightways MD, Dean Bracewell, says the company posting a 4% gain in nine-month profit, reflects its “resilient” business model buffering the company from recession. …

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Above-ground Waterview link will “split community”

Labour’s controversial candidate for Mt Albert is at least getting into step with local sentiment on the Waterview extension, the last segment in Auckland’s …

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