Port proposal

The tenor of the discussion about the removal of POAL to the distant north (NZ Herald, October 3) does not instil confidence. It smacks of partisan interests supported by foregone conclusions.
About 295,000 cars alone cross the Auckland wharves each year. Over 67 per cent of the country's cars come through Auckland. This volume increased 43 per cent from 2014 to 2018. Growth of between 59 per cent and 109 per cent to 621,000 is anticipated by 2049. This is a vast cavalcade and a trade which New Zealand First and their running mates, would have us believe

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