Solving the Jam

Auckland businesses have come out in favour of a surprising solution to finding the cash for mayor Len Brown’s $12bn transport improvements, Monocle correspondent Simon Farrell-Green explains: “A daily toll on the city’s motorway system that could bring in €430m a year. Auckland cannot afford to do nothing. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southern Hemisphere, with a population set to rise by 50 per cent to two million by 2030. Congestion costs the city €800,000 a year.”


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Sea Lions Continue Mainland Investigations

Sea Lions Continue Mainland Investigations

Sea lions are returning to New Zealand’s mainland after being hunted to near extinction in the 19th and early 20th century. Now, local people are learning to live with their new…