Businesses call for urgency on Cook Strait freight services

Wed, 24 Oct 2012

By Pam Graham Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Business leaders want the government to hurry up and decide future transport arrangements for Cook Strait but fear Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee is diverted by the Christchurch rebuild. The government is looking at building a new sea freight ferry terminal at Clifford Bay, south of Seddon, and it has some important decisions to make about ferries. A new sea freight terminal at Clifford Bay could reduce ferry crossing-times by half an hour and cut the travel time to Christchurch by 50 minutes for ro...

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