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2 November 2017 12:01 AM No govt support for Auckland port expansion: Ardern

Nov. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has poured cold water on the Ports of Auckland's proposal to extend one of its wharves by 13 metres into Waitemata Harbour, just hours after the proposal was released. Speaking after her first official conversation as prime minister with the mayor of Auckland, former Labour Party leader Phil Goff, Ardern 274

1 November 2017 11:50 PM Ardern pours cold water on Auckland port expansion, supports fuel tax

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff emerged from their first meeting together in perfect agreement. The pair, who used to work together when Goff was still in parliament, met with Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Housing and Transport Minister Phil Twyford to discuss how the Government can work with the Auckland Council 282

1 November 2017 7:24 PM It could take govt 'decades, not years' to move Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland says it will take decades to move the port to another city, so it needs a plan. A 30 year draft master plan for the waterfront is being released today. It includes a five storey carpark with a public rooftop park, as well as a 13 metre extension to Bledisloe Wharf. Ports of Auckland CEO Tony Gibson said significant growth is happening 210

1 November 2017 7:20 PM Cartels keen to grow Kiwi cocaine market

The seizure of a record haul of cocaine that was smuggled into Tauranga yesterday is a sign international drug cartels are taking a keen interest in growing New Zealand's small cocaine market, officials say. Some 46kg of cocaine, with a street value of $20 million, was seized at a Tauranga address yesterday after a five-month investigation by police 277

1 November 2017 5:59 PM Ports of Auckland Releases Draft 30-Year Master Plan

Ports of Auckland has today released its Draft 30-year Master Plan which outlines a range of projects needed for the port to keep delivering for Aucklanders until the port is moved. The draft plan can be viewed on a website also launched today at www.masterplan.poal.co.nz. Chief Executive Tony Gibson said “Our owner, Auckland Council, is undertaking 227

1 November 2017 4:02 PM 30 year plan for Auckland's ports unveiled

Cars causing an eyesore on Auckland's waterfront could finally be covered up. Ports of Auckland has unwrapped its draft 30-year master plan, including a five-storey parking building topped with a one-hectare waterfront park. Chief Executive Tony Gibson said the proposed building kills two birds with one stone. "What we're saying is actually people don't 221

1 November 2017 4:02 PM A green park on top of a carpark (!) and other remarkable plans for the Auckland port

Ports of Auckland has released its brand new long-term plans. Simon Wilson is impressed, but also not impressed. The cars are moving off the finger wharves. Hallelujah. And instead of spreading over every inch of available wharf space, most of them will be contained in a remarkable, brand-new carpark building. With a green park on top. That’s the biggest 259

1 November 2017 4:37 AM Biggest cocaine seizure in NZ history

Customs and police were happy to talk about some of the details of New Zealand largest ever cocaine bust in Tauranga today, but not all questions were answered at the police and customs press conference this afternoon. The 46kg of cocaine with an estimated value of $20 million was hidden in what is believed to be the sea chest near the rudder of the Maersk 238

26 October 2017 2:31 PM North Korea’s biological weapons are just as dangerous as its nuclear warheads

In addition to its nuclear capabilities, North Korea has the ability to douse thousands of people with lethal doses of anthrax, smallpox and viral hemorrhagic fever according to a newly released report from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. Kim Jong-un’s regime is thought to have the third-largest chemical 440

24 October 2017 4:00 PM Political shift ahead for NZ

New Zealand's political landscape is in for a major shake-up in the next few years and regions are set to benefit from New Zealand First's decision to form a coalition with Labour. It appears from details of the Labour-NZ First agreement, released yesterday, NZ First leader Winston Peters drove a hard bargain and Ms Ardern and her advisers acquiesced 94