Mayor v minister: Wellington’s Golden Mile will be a test for both

Mayor v minister: Wellington’s Golden Mile will be a test for both
Tory Whanau. (Image: NZME)
Jem Traylen
Wellington’s Golden Mile is now the front line of a war over competing visions for the city's transport system, but the new government could potentially lose the first battle.Number five on the coalition government’s 100-day plan announced last week was "Withdraw central government from Let’s Get Wellington Moving” – the $7 billion programme intended to bring rapid transit and a more pedestrian-friendly environment to the capital city.However, the central government agency responsible for Waka Kotahi...

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