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Hundreds of Auckland homeowners could lose land to busway project

Mildred Armah Reporter from Manukau Courier

Hundreds of homeowners have been left shocked to find a letter in the post notifying them their properties could be turned into a bus lane.

Auckland Transport and Waka Kotahi are in the planning stages of the Airport to Botany Rapid Transit system, which will offer a new public transport route between Auckland Airport, Manukau and Botany.

An Auckland Transport spokesperson said 475 properties had received letters that said the draft designation boundary affected their properties in some way.

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