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Fast-Tracking Transportation For A National Recovery: The COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track Consenting) Bill

The Government is spurring the national recovery in traditional kiwi fashion; by building transport infrastructure.

Fast-Tracking Transportation For A National Recovery: The COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track Consenting) Bill
The COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track Consenting) Bill delivers the resource consents for six large projects in the National Land Transport Programme of Waka Kotahi/NZ Transport Agency. This 'fast-track' is similar to the rail rebuild following the Hurunui/Kaikōura earthquake. The National Land Transport Programme is an existing programme to construct and upgrade the transport network nationwide between 2018-2021 and refreshes every three years.

Fixing NZ’s cities: a vision of our urban future

Fixing NZ’s cities: a vision of our urban future
Phil Twyford, Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Transport, described a clear vision for the future of New Zealand’s cities at the Urbanism New Zealand Conference on 16 May 2018 in Wellington.

After stating that New Zealand is an urban nation, Minister Twyford recognised that the country has never truly embraced urbanity. He noted the increasing struggles with homelessness, cold damp homes, traffic gridlock, unaffordable housing, social isolation, and crumbling infrastructure “reflect our collective failure to understand how cities work and invest in their success”.
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