21 Dec 2022

Ribbon cut on long-awaited Peka Peka to Otaki expressway

From Checkpoint, 5:42 pm on 21 December 2022

Wellingtonians heading up the Kapiti Coast for the holidays are in for an early Christmas present. The ribbon had been cut on the long-awaited expressway from Peka Peka to Otaki, although it would not be fully open to motorists until Friday. Both National and Labour were celebrating the new road, but scrapping over who could take the credit for it. Our political reporter Anneke Smith has more.