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24 December 2001Media Statement
Auckland rail deal clinched

The Crown and Tranz Rail have completed the Crown’s purchase of the Auckland rail corridor.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

December 20 2001Media Statement
Airlines To Pay For Security Screening
Airlines are to be charged to fund security screening arrangements for domestic air travellers, Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

19 December 2001 Media Statement
New Rules To Boost Vehicle Safety

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

19 December 2001Media Statement

An independent review into civil aviation medical standards was released by Transport Minister Mark Gosche today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

December 14 2001Media Statement

Lifejackets are likely to be required to be carried on all recreational craft from mid next year, Transport Minister Mark Gosche said today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

December 7 2001Media Statement
Auckland Gets Transport Advocate
Embargoed Until 11.30 am.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

7 December 2001Media Statement
Grafton Gully Goes Ahead
Embargoed Until 11.30am
Construction on Auckland’s Grafton Gully project is expected to be underway next month, Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

Search and rescue vessels are to be refunded the money they currently pay on petrol excise duty, Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

7 December 2001Media Statement

The Southerner passenger rail service would need a ninety per cent increase in passengers from 50,000 to 95,000 a year to have any chance of becoming viable, a viability study on the future of the service shows.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

November 28 2001Media Statement

National’s opposition to road safety enforcement legislation could put lives at risk, Transport Minister Mark Gosche said today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

26 November 2001Media Statement

Problems regarding the use of breath-testing, speed measurement and weighing devices in the courts will be removed with a new Bill introduced into the House today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

November 19 2001Media Statement

Embargoed Until 1am, Nov 19 2001

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

November 16 2001Media Statement

The Government will commission a study of the market power of New Zealand’s shipping ports, Commerce Minister Paul Swain and Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

The current temporary measures for screening domestic air travellers and carry-on baggage in New Zealand are to become permanent, Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

October 26 2001Media Statement

The 34,000 drivers aged over 75 on New Zealand’s roads now have a guide advising them on road rules, the licensing process and the road environment.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

October 17 2001Media Statement

An anomaly in the law regarding speed cameras in certain areas will be corrected, Transport Minister Mark Gosche said today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

14 November 2001Media Statement

Legislation to fix the anomaly in the law regarding speed cameras is expected to be introduced into Parliament in the week of November 26, Transport Minister Mark Gosche said today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

October 12 2001 - Embargoed Until 10 am October 12Media Statement
Transport Minister Mark Gosche today announced a review of New Zealand's child restraint standards.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

12 October 2001Media Statement

Transport Minister Mark Gosche today welcomed the news that funding approval had been given to build 10km of four lane State Highway from Rangiriri to South of Ohinewai.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

North Shore's bus rapid transit system is now a step closer as Transfund has approved funding for the design stage of the $35 million upgrade of the Esmonde Road interchange, Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

Media Statement October 3 2001 – Embargoed until 1 am Thursday October 4

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

“The exchange of letters concluded between the Crown and Tranz Rail is a sign of the good progress being made in negotiations over the Auckland rail corridor,” Finance Minister Michael Cullen, Transport Minister Mark Gosche and Tranz Rail Managing Direc

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

20 September 2001Media Statement
Govt offers funding to keep Southerner going

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport

The Government has agreed to give extra funding to the Aviation Security Service to boost their ability to screen domestic air travellers, Transport Minister Mark Gosche said today.

  • Mark Gosche
  • Transport