Record transport investment to...

17 September 2020

Transport Minister Phil Twyford has released the final Government Policy Statement on land transport (GPS) 2021 which outlines the planned $48 billion investment in services and infrastructure over the next decade.

$20 million boost for Golden B...

04 September 2020

The government has announced an investment of up to $20 million to redevelop Golden Bay’s Port Tarakohe.

More support for innovative lo...

28 August 2020

Twenty-four new projects that encourage the uptake of electric vehicles and build confidence in the purchase of e-bikes will receive government co-funding, Energy and Resources Minister Dr Megan Woods has announced.

Review into Transmission Gully announced

24 August 2020

The government has asked the Infrastructure Commission to oversee an urgent and wide-ranging review into the Transmission Gully project, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Infrast...

Business Finance Guarantee sim...

21 August 2020

Changes to simplify and expand the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme will allow banks to make more loans available under the Government’s 80% guarantee.

Government funds Route 52 upgrade

21 August 2020

The government will invest $14.6 million in long-awaited upgrades to Route 52 between Central Hawke’s Bay and Tararua District, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has announced.

New wage subsidy open to prote...

21 August 2020

Eligible businesses can apply for a two-week wage subsidy of up to $1171.60 per worker from today to help cover wages as part of the government’s plan to protect jobs and support the economy.

New rail hub planned for Rangitikei

18 August 2020

The government will help fund the construction of a rail hub in Rangitikei dedicated to handling and transporting logs from around the lower North Island, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has announced.

More competitive fuel market on the way

06 August 2020

Kiwi motorists are set to reap the benefits of a more competitive fuel market following the passing of the Fuel Industry Bill, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods said.

Roadside drug driver testing B...

31 July 2020

The government has announced details of a planned new law to give police the power to conduct random roadside drug testing of drivers, Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Gente...