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Auckland inner-city traffic

Auckland inner-city traffic

As import tariffs have been removed from the price of cars, they have become more affordable for New Zealanders. The result has been growing traffic congestion, especially in Auckland. Moves to encourage car pooling and new investment in both the commuter railways and motorways promise some relief.

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Reference: 19 February 2004

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Tertiary production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3716/auckland-inner-city-traffic (accessed 14 October 2019)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 16 Sep 2016