Late log boost for Napier Port

Late log boost for Napier Port
Gavin Evans
A late jump in September-quarter log exports through Napier Port wasn’t enough to restore total freight volumes to year-earlier levels.Log exports in the period, the fourth quarter of the firm’s financial year, jumped to 717,000 tonnes. That was 9 percent higher than a year earlier, and 54 percent higher than in the June quarter when covid restrictions halted forest harvesting and prevented exports of other ‘non-essential’ goods.Napier Port is the country’s fourth-largest container terminal and the sixth-largest bu...

More Infrastructure

Tarras airport dreams dead ... for now
Infrastructure

Tarras airport dreams dead ... for now

Christchurch airport is putting the controversial project on hold.

NZTA highlights funding 'gap' for state highway renewals
Infrastructure

NZTA highlights funding 'gap' for state highway renewals

Hello, potholes? Spending on renewals falls well behind depreciation. 

Auckland growth and weather influence Vector's results
Infrastructure

Auckland growth and weather influence Vector's results

The company reported adjusted earnings of $185 million, up 7%.

Ian Llewellyn 27 Feb 2024
'Broken' housing market a 'national disgrace': Chris Bishop
Infrastructure

'Broken' housing market a 'national disgrace': Chris Bishop

Bishop fired a not-so-subtle salvo at the contentious Wellington IHP process.

Oliver Lewis 27 Feb 2024