4 objections have been lodged with the Environment Court against Auckland Council’s plan to dig a giant drain under houses along the St Mary’s Bay ridge, aimed at improving stormwater & sewage flows into the Waitemata Harbour.
Transport Minister Phil Twyford & Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced on Wednesday that Cabinet had agreed to launch a procurement process for the Auckland rapid transit light rail network.
Deputy mayor Bill Cashmore says Auckland Council achieved $106.1 million in procurement benefits in the last financial year.
This explosively entitled news release, Forum’s name expands with its mandate, hit the Auckland Council website last Tuesday, 3 June. It avoided landing in my email inbox and, as far as I can tell, was left by anybody who did receive it to explode quietly in a corner by itself…. It just happens to be quite important, as the construction sector goes. It needs to see daylight, and it needs to be very closely examined.