Simon Bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Bridges is right to get out of driver’s seat

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 Apr

Congratulations to Transport Minister Simon Bridges for enabling Uber to compete with traditional taxi companies. With special feature audio.

Meridian Energy chief executive Mark Binns

Genesis extends life of coal-fuelled power station

Thu 28 Apr 2

Power company has signed a “swaption” contract with Meridian Energy.

Transport minister Simon Bridges

READER POLL RESULT: Did Bridges get the Uber-prompted taxi reforms right?

Thu 28 Apr

Changes will bring the industry “into the 21st century.” With special feature audio.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Half billion dollars pledged to upgrade Tauranga to Waihi route

Fri 22 Apr

The largest project, starting construction in 2018.

Taxi Federation chief executive Roger Heale

Taxi Fed boss resigns amid industry shakeup

Fri 22 Apr

Taxi Federation chief executive Roger Heale has resigned amid a taxi industry regulatory overhaul.

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick

Uber 1, Taxi Federation 0

Fri 22 Apr 14

This time last year, police were hassling Uber drivers off the roads. With special feature audio: New Taxi Federation boss says rules have been "dumbed down", compromising driver safety. With special feature audio.

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