COMMENT: Transport Minister Phil Twyford mounts his defence against claims the Government is turning its back on roading.

There has been a lot of commentary and confusion on the Transport Agency's 12 re-evaluated projects road.

Firstly, people like Heather du Plessis-Allan are saying the Government isn't building these roads (Herald on Sunday, July 14). Not true. All the projects are either going ahead unchanged, have been re-designed so that they give taxpayers value for money and prioritise safety, or will go ahead in the future when funds are available. The only highway that is still being re-evaluated by