More than 1000 locals have already signed a newly launched petition pushing the NZ Transport Agency to start four-laning on Te Ngae Rd and to build a safer roundabout at Ngongotahā.
National MP Todd McClay officially released the petition on Friday after a soft launch which gained 1000 signatures. He is confident this is only the beginning.
And mayor Steve Chadwick is on board saying, "it was promised by NZTA and I want it done".
McClay said National committed to upgrading Te Ngae Rd with four lanes up to the airport to help ease congestion, better connect the homes and