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Tired Motorway Sales Pitch Falls Flat

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:34 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The leaked transport proposals for Wellington read like a sales pitch gone badly wrong, said Save the Basin Campaign spokesperson Tim Jones. More >>

Clear Flaws in Let’s Get Welly Moving’s Scenario

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 3:35 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign has welcomed the public release of Let’s Get Welly Moving’s long list of scenarios for the future of Wellington transport. But spokesperson Tim Jones is concerned that some vital questions appear to have been ignored during ... More >>

Save the Basin Campaign Congratulates NZTA on Decision

Friday, 4 September 2015, 2:58 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign today said that it was pleased that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has decided not to seek leave from the Supreme Court to appeal the High Court decision on its proposed Basin Reserve flyover. More >>

Save the Basin Delighted with High Court Decision

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:11 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign today said that it was delighted the High Court had rejected the New Zealand Transport Agency's appeal of the 2014 Board of Inquiry decision to decline resource consent for a Basin Reserve flyover. More >>

"No Bridge at the Basin - What Now?"

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 9:28 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

Community groups join together to back Board of Inquiry decision on a Basin Reserve flyover More >>

NZ Transport Agency Refuses To Learn From Past Mistakes

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 9:25 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign has described a decision by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to appeal the Board of Inquiry decision declining consent for its proposed Basin Reserve flyover as an indictment of the Agency's refusal to learn from its ... More >>

War Memorial Park creche move under fire

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 10:04 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign and the Mt Victoria Historical Society have jointly written to the Basin Bridge Board of Inquiry to criticise the Government's granting of retrospective consent to the move of the Home of Compassion Creche. More >>

Teens Turn Off Driving - Time To Turn Off Flyover Plans

Monday, 3 March 2014, 9:29 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign says the news that there has been a dramatic drop in the number of Wellington teens getting their drivers' licences backs up the campaign's stance that there is no need for the Government and the New Zealand Transport Agency ... More >>

Backroom deal calls into question impartiality

Monday, 17 February 2014, 10:15 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign has raised concerns that a recently-uncovered agreement tells expert witnesses what they should say in evidence to the Basin Bridge Board of Inquiry, breaking the rules that expert witnesses must abide by. More >>

Save the Basin Campaign hopes for fair and thorough hearing

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:26 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Board of Inquiry hearing into the motorway flyover the New Zealand Transport Agency is proposing to build at the Basin Reserve cricket ground in central Wellington begins today, Monday 3 February, and is scheduled to last for two months. More >>

Community turns out to oppose Basin Reserve flyover

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 11:21 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Wellington community came out today to show their ongoing opposition to the proposed construction of a flyover at the Basin Reserve. More >>

Transport Agency slammed for "lazy and inept" design

Friday, 17 August 2012, 8:22 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save The Basin Reserve campaign has said that it is "simply stunned" at the lazy and inept design announced by the NZ Transport Agency for a flyover at the Basin Reserve. More >>

Save the Basin - Public Protest 24 November 2011

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 11:46 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

Just before elections the public will have another chance to protest against the roading plans through Mt Victoria and Haitaitai. Many Wellingtonians strongly oppose the roading plans and the flyover along the basin reserve. The protest is self-directed. More >>

Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 1:55 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The NZ Transport Agency needs to come clean about the true costs for its Basin Reserve flyover, says Kent Duston, Convener of the Save The Basin Reserve campaign. "In recent media statements, Rod James from the NZ Transport Agency has been continually understating ... More >>

“Hands Around The Basin” This Sunday

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 11:07 am | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

Opponents of NZTA’s proposed Basin Reserve flyover are invited to gather at the Basin Reserve at 12 noon on Sunday 25 September to join others in showing their opposition to the government’s plans. More >>

'Hands around the Basin' Community Event

Sunday, 18 September 2011, 2:10 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

Opponents of NZTA's proposed Basin Reserve flyover are invited to gather at the Basin Reserve at 12 noon on Sunday 25 September to give the Basin a 'hug of protection' from the flyover. Join us for speakers, information and music and lend us your arms ... More >>

$11.5 million to buy votes around the council table

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 12:14 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

21 July 2011 - The decision by the NZ Transport Agency to fund the construction of a new stand at the Basin Reserve is a cynical display of chequebook politics, says the Save The Basin Reserve Campaign. More >>

NZ Transport Agency slammed for "bizarre" flyover plans

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 1:39 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The NZ Transport Agency has been condemned for its choice to only consult on flyover options for the Basin Reserve. According to Kent Duston, Convener of the Save The Basin Reserve Campaign, the decision is "bizarre" and flies in the face ... More >>

Fifty million reasons to save the Basin

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 4:30 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The decision to deface the Basin Reserve with a hugely expensive flyover is a slap in the face to Wellingtonians who have overwhelmingly opposed it, says the Save the Basin Reserve campaign. Earlier today the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) confirmed ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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