Infrastructure

Auckland not viable as main North Island import port long term - Ardern

Gavin Evans
Mon, 09 Dec 2019

Ports of Auckland is not viable as the main import terminal for the upper North Island long term, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.The final report from the government-commissioned Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy study will be published Thursday.While Ardern would not comment on its content, nor the government’s specific response to it, she said that long-term the central city port does not fit.“The Cabinet is of the view that the Ports of Auckland is not viable as the upper North Island key import port in the long-term,” she told jo...

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