Auckland Council emergency budget: Controversial $17m Queens Wharf mooring dolphin scrapped


Auckland Council has finally resolved to abandon the controversial $16.9 million mooring dolphin attachment to Queens Wharf to allow mega-cruise ships to dock here.

The decision was made at a confidential “emergency budget” meeting today, as the 20 councillors made calls on which major projects they would slash to fill the $550 million hole in the council’s revenue created by Covid-19.

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Photo: CTA, 11 March 2019