20 Feb 2018

Hobsonville Pt popularity too much for ferries

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 20 February 2018

The unexpected boom of Auckland's biggest housing development at Hobsonville Point has left residents worried their commuter ferry may soon not have room for them.

The development was created by the government and council as a model of medium-density living, built on public transport connections.

But the ferry service which started with two sailings in each peak period, has become a victim of the development's own success. RNZ Auckland correspondent Todd Niall went out to the new suburb to have a look.