9 Feb 2024

Axing regional fuel tax 'ideologically motivated': commentator

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 9 February 2024

A transport commentator says the government's plan to scrap the region's fuel tax is ideologically motivated and Aucklanders will suffer.

Transport Minister Simeon Brown says the government will explore alternative funding mechanisms such as tolls or time-of-use charges, but it's unclear when such tools would become available.

Greater Auckland editor Matt Lowrie spoke to Corin Dann.