Mark Thomas - New Mayor for Auckland

Newstalk ZB: Mayoral Debate On The Port

Leighton Smith on Newstalk ZB kicked off the week with an impromptu mayoral debate on whether the port of Auckland should be moved.

This came from a survey published by MYOB which had a surprisingly close result: 39% vote for a port move, 30% vote against a move, 32% wouldn’t make a difference.

Any need to move the port is decades away, which is handy because it will take decades to make it happen.

I think we have more urgent port-related priorities around transport and improving how the port relates to Auckland.

Have a listen to what we said


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