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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...

Melling delay disastrous for the Hutt

Today’s long awaited news about the future of the new Melling Interchange is disastrous for the Hutt.

Government must commit to Melling

I am calling on the New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA) and the Government to provide at least some good transport news for the Hutt and commit to a new interchange...

Petone to Grenada effectively cancelled

It is disappointing news from NZTA today as their project update confirms that the important Petone to Grenada Link Road (P2G) is now effectively cancelled.

Frustration as Melling Delays Continue

The government needs to give Hutt Valley residents answers on what is happening with the proposed new interchange at Melling, as frustration over the delays escalates.

Bishop pushes for Kennedy Good Bridge upgrade

MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop is pushing for the NZ Transport Agency to prioritise an upgrade to the Major Drive, SH2 and Kennedy Good Intersection in Lower Hutt.