Aukland port © Ports of Auckland Ltd
Aukland port © Ports of Auckland Ltd

Build a new port, Auckland told

A new port in Auckland costing up to NZ$5.5bn would be the best option to ensure shipping capacity does not limit the city’s future growth, a report has said.

The Port Future Study, conducted on behalf of Auckland Council, estimated that the volume of trade going through Auckland’s ports could increase from 970,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TFUs) a year today to at least 3m over the next 50 years.

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