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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Ashburton's Mayor hasn't given up hope of a second bridge to flood-proof the South Island's main highway

    Ashburton's Mayor hasn't given up hope of a second bridge to flood-proof the South Island's main highway


    The four million dollars announced by Jacinda Ardern today is for assisting farmers with uninsured repair work.

    Neil Brown says he didn't get a yes from Ardern for the bridge.

    He hopes the eventual business case for a new bridge will sway her opinion.

    Brown says the Government needs to step in - as the South Island will come to a standstill if the existing bridge goes out again.

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