New GPS changes the game for everyone by Peter Silcock, CCNZ CEO

The NZTA is the largest single client for the civil contractors, spending $4 billion per year per from the National Land Transport Fund, influencing another $1.5 billion of local government spending, and investing another $0.5 billion of Crown funds. When Government signals a change to how that much money will be spent it has massive…

Relieving Auckland’s traffic woes

Auckland’s next decade of transport is looking fantastic with latest version of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project just released by Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Mayor Phil Goff. We’ll have some more complete analysis but here are some of the highlights: It’s a fully funded, $28 billion package over the coming decade. $4.4b of new…

Discovery of pre-European artefacts at Huntly Bypass

The teeth of a pre-European ceremonial wooden comb, a heru, have been discovered during earthworks on the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway.  A machine operator uncovered an old midden site with an excavator. He realised the significance of the find and stopped work immediately to allow time for Kaiarahi Kawe Nikora to contact the…