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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Review: Marilyn Waring The Political Years

Review: Marilyn Waring The Political Years

Marilyn Waring’s forensic record of her Parliamentary career (Marilyn Waring: The Political Years Bridget Williams Books) is a layered work, a primer in the travails of Aotearoa’s…