33 days ago

Poll: Are you confident Auckland's light rail project will go ahead?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Auckland mayor Phil Goff says an announcement could be made soon on Auckland's light rail.

The $6 billion project to revive a tram network in Auckland was one of Labour's initial election promises in 2017.

After Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's big victory on October 17, the light rail system connecting the airport to Auckland's central city may finally get off the ground.

But Transport Minister Phil Twyford alluded key decisions are still to be made.

Twyford said in June the governing parties could not agree on a preferred proposal and the future of the project would be decided by the new Government following the election.

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Are you confident Auckland's light rail project will go ahead?
  • 26.2% Yes
    26.2% Complete
  • 73.8% No
    73.8% Complete
588 votes
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13 hours ago

Household water restrictions to last through summer

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Auckland households face ongoing water use restrictions through the summer with the council not convinced the risks of the ongoing drought are gone.

Hoses connected to mains water could be used only if fitted with a handheld trigger, under a recommendation to be considered by councillors on Thursday.

Auckland’s supply dams are 72 per cent full, compared with a norm of 91 per cent, and the region is relying heavily on the Waikato River pipeline for 40 per cent of its needs.

Some Aucklanders have been coming up with innovative ways to conserve water.

What kind of water saving tips do you have?

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3 hours ago

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3 hours ago

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