Business

Mood of the Boardroom: Second harbour crossing in Auckland takes priority, say CEOs

Chief executives rate a second harbour crossing in Auckland as the most important priority among a suite of future infrastructure projects. They rated it at an average 6.82/10 on a scale of 1-10 where one equals not important and 10 equals extremely important. But CEOs from companies whose business is dependent on reliable transport across […]

Politics

Why is the Government burning all the harbour bridges?

Official advice ignored. Cheap, easy and effective options discarded. Ballooning costs. And now the Government has signalled a rethink of both the proposed cycling bridge across the Waitematā harbour and the timetable for digging tunnels. Why is it so hard to make good decisions about all this? Finance Minister Grant Robertson dropped a bombshell about […]