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UnitedFuture Relieved by Monorail Decision


UnitedFuture Relieved by Monorail Decision


UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne and Outdoors spokesperson Alan Simmons are relieved by this afternoon’s announcement to reject the proposed monorail through Fiordland’s Snowdon Forest.

“The proposed route is home to some of our last pieces of unspoilt forest and we have a responsibility to protect it for future generations.

“New Zealand’s strength is that we offer something unique, something different.

“A monorail barreling through an otherwise untouched valley diminishes immeasurably that strength” said Mr Dunne.

“I am so glad that this beautiful area will be preserved for future hunters and trampers to enjoy like we have for generations” said Mr Simmons.
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