Government finally commits to the City Rail Link

Government finally commits to the City Rail Link

We’ve been big supporters of the CRL from day one, as we believe it is critical to the development of an integrated public transport system in Auckland. The government has dragged its heels, but it’s great that funding is now in place – well done to...
In defence of the CRL

In defence of the CRL

Letters to the Editor, New Zealand Herald, letters@nzherald.co.nz Re: Opinion Piece – “Bumpy Ride to the Field of Dreams”, published 28th November Dear Sir, Loren Portnow’s damning critique of the Central Rail Link is based on a number of erroneous assumptions. He is...
City Rail Link – let’s start on time

City Rail Link – let’s start on time

The City Rail Link will reconnect Auckland, but the Government is attempting to delay starting for 5 years. Today MP Julie Anne Genter brought together MPs, Councillors Mike Lee and Penny Hulse,  Local Board members, candidates and advocates to say “Let’s...
Taking up the Prime Minister’s challenge

Taking up the Prime Minister’s challenge

Cr Mike Lee, Chair Transport Committee The recent announcement by John Key swinging government political and financial support behind the City Rail Link – starting 2020 – was great news. The decision was a political masterstroke by the PM, though apparently some of...