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Transport minister to weigh up Harbour Bridge options

Oliver Lewis
Fri, 06 Aug 2021

Transport minister to weigh up Harbour Bridge options
Cyclists 'storm' the Auckland harbour bridge in May in support of a now unpopular bike lane. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
Fri, 06 Aug 2021
Options to repurpose a lane on the Auckland Harbour Bridge (AHB) for walking and cycling will be put to transport minister Michael Wood this week.It comes after the NZ Herald reported the government was considering scrapping a proposal for a new $785 million walking and cycling connection across the Waitematā Harbour and a Newshub Reid Research poll showing eight out of 10 people oppose the initiative, including three-quarters of Labour supporters.This was announced in early June, but by July 12, BusinessDesk has learnt that officials from the...

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