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Speech to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce

Introduction Thank you for the invitation to speak to you today. Transport is going to be one of the big issues of the election. What I intend to do today...


YES! Finally Melling funding secured

Today I am welcoming today’s announcement that funding for the new Melling Interchange has been included in the government’s infrastructure package.


Good news on Melling, but 2029 is still way too late

NZTA have announced today that they will pay $5.6 million to get all the consents for the new Melling interchange, the flood protection, and the urban revitalisation work all at...


Eastern Bays Shared Path delay a shocker

Today’s announcement that funding has been re-prioritised for the Eastern Bays Shared Path is gutting with NZTA unable to commit to the full project due to funding constraints.


Government must do a u-turn on Melling Interchange

The New Zealand Transport Agency must commit to funding a detailed business case and resource consent for a Melling Interchange when it meets this week, Hutt South MP Chris Bishop...