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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From March 1, it will cost rural communities more to fill up their water tanks.
The cost to fill a tanker with 10,000 litres of water will rise by about $25 from $13.86 to $39 (+GST).
It reflects the cost of providing water at filling stations- a service which has been heavily subsidised for many years, Watercare says.
The new charge comes into force during the summer peak to reduce pressure on rural and coastal communities.
For those of you in rural Auckland on tank water, what is your view on the increase?
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