Latest news for Airport to Botany Rapid Transit
We have lodged Notice of Requirement documentation with Auckland Council to protect the land we need for future Airport to Botany project (as part of the Southwest Gateway Programme(external link)). This stage of the process is managed by Auckland Council.
Public notification of lodgement occurred on the 10 March 2023. Submissions close on the 11 April 2023
The lodgement documents are available for you to read by going to Auckland Council's website.(external link)
Find out more about this process(external link).
This project is part of the Southwest Gateway programme(external link). Auckland Transport is leading the Airport to Botany Rapid Transit project and more information can be found on the Auckland Transport website(external link).
Te Tupu Ngātahi Supporting Growth is preparing the Notices of Requirement (NoRs) under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) to protect the land needed by Auckland Transport and Waka Kotahi for the project.
This page provides information on the route protection process that we are completing throughout 2022 and a web map allowing you to view the proposed Rapid Transit Route and stations.
The Airport to Botany Rapid Transit project will improve travel choices and journey times for Aucklanders making travel on public transport to social, residential and commercial centres in the area easier and more reliable. It will improve accessibility in the southern and eastern areas of Auckland, including to major employment centres at Auckland Airport and Manukau. It will also provide an important link in the wider Auckland rapid transit network, creating connections to the rail network at Puhinui and Manukau stations and the Eastern Busway at the proposed future Botany Station.
The Airport to Botany Rapid Transit project will improve access between the southern and eastern areas of Auckland by: