Reporter Georgina Campbell: Transmission Gully comes with a hefty environmental price tag

Publish Date
Wed, 4 Aug 2021, 1:48PM
The 27-kilometre, four-lane motorway is expected to open in 2020.
The 27-kilometre, four-lane motorway is expected to open in 2020.

Reporter Georgina Campbell: Transmission Gully comes with a hefty environmental price tag

Publish Date
Wed, 4 Aug 2021, 1:48PM

The Environment Court has issued the builder of Transmission Gully with a $70,000 fine following a prosecution over four earthworks-related charges.

It's the latest development in what is becoming an increasingly woeful environmental track record for the $1.25 billion road.

But, Wellington Issues Reporter told Wellington Mornings host Nick Mills that pales in comparison to fines the builder will face if they miss the looming completion date.