23 April 2021
By email: [FYI request #15056 email]
Request for Information under the Local Government Official Information and
Meetings Act | BOPRC reference 21-0039
Thank you for your email request for information in relation to the 01 April 2019 Bay of Plenty
Times article entitled “Tauranga leaders all aboard passenger rail investigation”, which was
received by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (Council) on 6th April 2021.
Since publication of this article, the following material in relation to passenger rail has been
• Bay of Plenty Rail Passenger and Freight Phase 1 Investigation (May 2019):
• Bay of Plenty Metro Rail Opportunities (May 2020): https://ufti.org.nz/wp-
Please note that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman’s
Office can be contacted by calling 0800 802 602, emailing [email address]
online at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz.
If you contact the Council about this request, please quote the BOPRC reference number above.
Transport and Urban Planning Manager
BOPRC ID: A3784349