Articles tagged NZTA

For the convenience of email subscribers, here's my weekend column asking why the Government is over-spending on motorways when new technologies could render them white elephants.


The Green Party has proposed a complete revamp of central Government transport spending that would see motorways receive NZ$11.4 billion less and public transport, cycling and walking receive NZ$11.3 billion more over the ten years to 2025.

Prime Minister John Key has questioned suggestions that housing is much less affordable for first home buyers than when he bought his first home in 1986/7, saying there were over 2,000 houses for sale on Trade Me in Auckland for less than NZ$400,000 each.