Port of Tauranga frustrated with consent delays

Staff reporters
Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Staff reporters
Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Port of Tauranga, New Zealand's biggest port.

Port of Tauranga, the country's largest port, says it is "deeply frustrated" by continued delays to its proposed berth extension at its container terminal. This comes despite applying for consent under the government's covid fast-track programme.Chief executive Mark Cairns said the proposed $68 million berth extension, the terminal's fourth berth, was "shovel ready" in all respects. But, he said, it was "well beyond frustrating that consent had taken so long, particularly as it requires no government fu...

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