'Substantive concerns' over harbour crossing proposal

'Substantive concerns' over harbour crossing proposal
Treasury and the Infrastructure Commission have raised serious concerns about the process followed to announce an 'emerging preferred option' for an additional Auckland harbour crossing. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
Treasury and Te Waihanga, the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, both raised serious concerns about the decision to announce an ‘emerging preferred option’ for the Waitematā Harbour crossing project.On Aug 8, prime minister Chris Hipkins and transport minister David Parker unveiled an option consisting of two road tunnels and a future light rail tunnel connecting central Auckland and the North Shore, provisionally costed at between $35 billion and $45b.According to documents released to BusinessDesk under the Official Informatio...

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