UPDATE Ferry operator floats return to Wellington-Lyttelton route

Thu, 01 Nov 2012

By Pam Graham Nov. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Cook Strait ferry operators are unwilling to sign up to the idea of a new terminal south of Blenheim until they see the charges and one says running ferries again from Wellington to Lyttelton should be looked at. The government is assembling a team led by Treasury and transport officials to further investigate building a $422 million inter-island road and rail freight port at Clifford Bay, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee said on Thursday. “Cabinet believes the business case we’ve been presented is st...

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