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Press Release From Transport Action Group

6 May 2004

Press Release From Transport Action Group

The Chair of the Wellington Regional Transport Action Group has welcomed the Government’s confirmation that it will be working with Greater Wellington Regional Council to fast-track a transport funding package for Wellington.

Ms Wilde said today that this was a strong initiative on the part of Government and a signal that they are taking Wellington transport problems seriously.

“It is important that the Regional Council and Local Councils collaborate fully in this exercise which provides a great opportunity for the region to solve longstanding problems”, Ms Wilde said.

The Transport Action Group comprises Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce; Employers and Manufacturers Association (Central), New Zealand Retail Merchants Association; New Zealand Automobile Association; Wellington International Airport Ltd; Centreport Ltd; and the Central Area Road Transport Association.

ENDS


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