Infrastructure

A mixed mayoral bag on Auckland's light rail future

Oliver Lewis
Tue, 29 Mar 2022

A mixed mayoral bag on Auckland's light rail future
Two Auckland mayoral candidates support light rail and two are firmly opposed (Image: Supplied).
Oliver Lewis
Tue, 29 Mar 2022
Whoever succeeds Phil Goff as Auckland mayor will be in the hot seat at a critical juncture for the city's mammoth light rail project.As BusinessDesk outlined last week, the government won’t be in a position to make a final investment decision on light rail until 2024, after the next general election.That’s a problem for supporters because National’s transport spokesman is on record saying the party will scrap the project if it wins back the Treasury benches.BusinessDesk approached five declared Auckland mayoral candidates...

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