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Auckland light rail faces existential threat in election ’23

Governing Interest: Straightforward political divide emerges over light rail project – right wanting it scrapped, left wanting it extended.

WATCH: Auckland University lecturer Dr Timothy Welch speaks with Dita De Boni.

Dita De Boni Tue, 29 Aug 2023

If one can put the story of Auckland light rail in a nutshell, it is this: a relatively simple, cost-effective system first mooted in 2015 morphed into something much more expensive and complicated over eight years and, in the course of doing so, did not get built on time, or so far, at all.

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