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Winston Peters' port plan panned and praised - New Zealand Herald

A 'concrete commitment' by Northland MP Winston Peters to move Auckland's container terminal and car import trade to Northport has been praised and panned, but the NZ First leader says it makes the best economic sense for Northland, and New Zealand.and more »

Winston Peters gets port support - Stuff.co.nz

Winston Peters says moving Auckland port to Whangarei will mean 'enormous savings' not cost. Whangarei mayor Sheryl Mai supports Winston Peters' proposal to relocate the Ports of Auckland to Northland, but says an "integrated transport strategy" would ...and more »

Port company investing 'to prepare for future' - Otago Daily Times

A boost to cargo volumes has underpinned a revenue gain for Ports of Auckland, but its annual dividend to the Auckland City Council, its owner, slipped to $51.3 million for the trading year to June. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters prompted a ...and more »

Is Winston Peters the new saviour of Auckland or a trouble-making villain? - The Spinoff

Winston Peters wants to move the cars from the Auckland waterfront to the port near Whangarei in just two years, and the whole container port within ten. Is he nuts? Simon Wilson reports. How do you decide on the future of the ports of the upper North ...and more »

Freight expert says shifting Auckland's port northwards would hit people in pocket - Auckland stuff.co.nz

An overwhelming number of new and second-hand imported cars arrived over Auckland's wharves this year. Moving the country's biggest port for imports to Northland would make no sense from a freight point of view, a shipping industry commentator says.and more »