Southerners keep close watch on Northport proposals

Southerners keep close watch on Northport proposals
Paul McBeth
South Port New Zealand is keeping a close eye on the upper North Island supply chain study and wouldn’t be surprised if the rest of the nation’s ports come under the government’s microscope. The government is considering a recommendation to shift Ports of Auckland’s operations to Northport in Marsden Point after commissioning research into the regional supply chain. South Port chair Rex Chapman told shareholders last week that they were watching the process closely, noting that the coalition government showed a far greater willingness to...

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