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Western Corridor consultation begins

Joint media advisory:
Greater Wellington Regional Council
Transit New Zealand

3 October 2005

Western Corridor consultation begins

The formal consultation process on the proposed Western Corridor Plan began on Saturday. The proposed plan covers north south transport routes from Peka Peka to Ngauranga Gorge and associated routes to the Hutt Valley. The Plan provides a 20 year costed programme of rail and road improvements, transport initiatives and strategies to manage travel demands.

Submissions close at 5.00pm on Friday 4th November.

The public notice, consultation document, copies of 20 background reports and a rating cost calculator have been published on Greater Wellington’s website (www.gw.govt.nz click on the Western Corridor button).

Copies of the documentation have been distributed to public libraries and council offices in Wellington, Porirua, the Kapiti Coast and Hutt Valley (list attached).

Copies of the consultation document and a CD ROM of the full documentation including background reports is available from Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Places documentation is available:

WELLINGTON

- Greater Wellington Regional Council Office, 142-146 Wakefield Street
- Transit New Zealand, Wellington Regional Office, 186-190 Willis Street
- Wellington City Council Service Centre, 101 Wakefield Street
- Wellington Central Library, 65 Victoria Street
- Suburban branch libraries at Brooklyn, Ngaio, Wadestown, Island Bay, Johnsonville, Tawa,
Khandallah, Karori, Miramar, Kilbirnie, and Newtown

PORIRUA

- Porirua City Council Office, 16 Cobham Court
- Porirua Information Centre, 8 Cobham Court
- Porirua Central Library, Cnr Norrie & Parumoana Streets
- Suburban branch libraries at Cannons Creek, Titahi Bay, Pukerua Bay and Whitby

KAPITI COAST

- Kapiti Coast District Council Office, Rimu Road, Paraparaumu
- Kapiti Coast Paraparaumu Library, adjacent to the Council Office
- Local branch libraries at Otaki and Waikanae

HUTT VALLEY

- Upper Hutt City Council Office, 838-842 Fergusson Drive
- Upper Hutt Library, 844 Fergusson Drive
- Hutt City Council Office, 30 Laings Road
- Hutt City Central Library Queens Drive & Woburn Road
- Suburban branch libraries at Petone, Eastbourne, Moera, Naenae, Stokes Valley, Wainuiomata
and Taita.

ENDS

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