Transport

Wood denies using fuel tax to fund light rail

Brent Melville
Wed, 12 May 2021

Wood denies using fuel tax to fund light rail
Its light rail, but it's been heavy going to get it on track.
Brent Melville
Wed, 12 May 2021
Transport minister Michael Wood says the Auckland regional fuel tax has never been used to help fund the government’s stuttering light rail project despite claims to the contrary.National party transport spokesperson Michael Woodhouse today accused the prior Labour-led government of using the fuel tax to “crowd source for light rail”, spending $35 million to date with nothing in return. He said while Labour has continued to throw millions of dollars at a “ghost train”, Aucklanders have been fronting with an ex...

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