18 May 2021

Future of Ports of Auckland questioned again, delays ongoing

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 18 May 2021

Business owners say they have been forced to pay more and risk breaching contracts because they can't get goods into Ports of Auckland.

Goods are being re-routed to Tauranga and arriving five weeks later - something's been happening for months, with no end in sight.

It has highlighted the significant problems - current and future - that face the Auckland Ports as the city grows.

And it has highlighted a report which made big waves, and was then shelved - recommending a move to Northport.

Jordan Bond reports.