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Optimism Is High As Labour Wins The Seat Of Whangārei

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 11:51 am | Grow Northland Rail

Albie Barr spokesperson for community group Grow Northland Rail, & Chair of the Rail & Maritime Transport Union, Northland Rail Branch says "we are very proud of pro rail advocate in Labour's outstanding Whangarei candidate Emily ... More >>

National Party Snub Of Northland Rail Upgrade Beggars Belief

Sunday, 28 April 2019, 4:41 pm | Grow Northland Rail

"National's Transport spokesperson, Paul Goldsmith's negativity regarding a proposed upgrade of the long neglected Northland rail infrastructure beggars belief,” offers Albie Barr, spokesperson for the Grow Northland Rail community group. More >>

Transport Committee Chair Needs To Represent Whole Community

Friday, 27 April 2018, 4:47 pm | Grow Northland Rail

Who exactly does NRC Transport Committe Chair John Bain purport to represent? Certainly not our group of members, or numerous other Northlanders wanting a truly integrated transport strategy that includes other modes like Rail & Sea. More >>

NZF Rail Link Bottom Line Welcome News For Northland

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 2:24 pm | Grow Northland Rail

This morning announcement on The Nation by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters that a rail link to Northport, near Whangarei, will be one of the first things he will do in Government and “this is going to happen” is fantastic news for economic ... More >>

Government Stop Secret Infrastructure Deals Says GNR

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 9:44 am | Grow Northland Rail

"Scant details on Infrastructure builds and secret meetings with New Zealand mayors, where is the transparency to the Kiwi public Minister Joyce? ", says campaign director for Grow Northland Rail Alby Barr. More >>

Auckland’s Gridlocked Commuters Suffer Bridges Syndrome

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 4:26 pm | Grow Northland Rail

While Transport Minister Simon Bridges complains of feeling 'extremely uncomfortable' then why is he and his office obfuscating over Kiwi Rail abiding the law by releasing what should be hailed as a bit of sweet comfort to commuters? A third rail line through ... More >>

Cut the Pork Barrel Politics in Northland

Monday, 6 March 2017, 8:56 am | Grow Northland Rail

Transport & Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges needs to show the people of Whangarei/Northland some long overdue respect. Jetting in here last Friday sweet talking up a four lane highway South of Whangarei between Oakleigh and Port Marsden, ... More >>

Public Meeting Called After Another Log Truck Rollover.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:56 pm | Grow Northland Rail

After yet another logging truck rollover in Northland this morning on Otaika Valley road, Whangarei, the 2nd recently, making up the 5th in Northland in the last month. A high number of residents have contacted us seeking when we are holding a public ... More >>