Archive for November, 2009

Auckland Transport Strategy: Fears over Public transport funding cutbacks

Congestion levels in the country’s three largest cities could worsen if the Govt pushes ahead with plans to require regional councils to raise public …

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NZ Port Reform: Joyce sees no Govt role in facilitating port reform

Centreport chairman Warren Larsen is the latest port official to call for Govt leadership in port reform. Larsen says port shareholders are protective of …

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Auckland Road Infrastructure: Victoria Park tunnel construction begins

Construction of the Victoria Park tunnel in Auckland has started with the aim of tackling congestion on one Auckland’s busiest stretches of motorway and …

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NZ Transport Business: Infratil’s earnings hurt by recession, concessions

Infratil is no closer to knowing if its successful roll-out of the Snapper card in the Wellington region can be replicated in Auckland. CEO …

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NZ Port Sector: Melbourne May Loom As Bigger Threat To NZ Ports

A study by Auckland Regional Holdings on Port of Melbourne, the biggest container handling port in Australasia, warns it looms as a threat to …

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NZ Dairy Sector Transport: Fonterra’s drive for transport efficiency begins

Fonterra expects to reap $200m of savings in the three years to 2011 from its supply chain, mainly from its move to focus on …

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NZ Transport Planning: Govt ignores Transport officials advice on policy

Evidence of deep philosophical divisions between the Govt and transport officials are emerging. National and transport Minister Steven Joyce have ignored Ministry of Transport …

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Public Transport: ARC’s $46bn Plan Highlights Funding Gap

The Auckland Regional Council is obliged to produce a 30-year plan even though the body itself will be superseded in 12 months. It is …

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NZ Air Transport Sector: Air NZ chooses Airbus for domestic service

Air NZ will replace its domestic fleet of Boeing 737s with Airbus A320s, taking advantage of the downturn in the global aviation industry to …

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NZ Regional Transport Planning: ARC’s $46bn plan highlights funding gap

The Auckland Regional Council is obliged to produce a 30-year plan even though the body itself will be superseded in 12 months. It is …

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