16 Jun 2017

New emails show how Kiwirail caved in to Minister's pressure

From Morning Report, 7:22 am on 16 June 2017

New emails have been released showing how KiwiRail caved to pressure from the Transport Minister's office to keep a report secret, despite initially insisting the document legally had to be made public. The emails obtained by RNZ News reveal their back-and-forth over how to respond to a request for official information about a proposed Auckland rail line. Our reporter Benedict Collins has been following the story.