Auckland Council is considering a plan to remove cars off Captain Cook Wharf for a cruise ship terminal. Photo by Ted Baghurst

  PICTURED: Auckland Council is considering a plan to remove cars off Captain Cook Wharf for a cruise ship terminal. Photo by Ted Baghurst  

No more port reclamation

By . Image credit Ted Baghurst. 2017 september

Ports of Auckland will not reclaim more land in the Waitemata Harbour.

Port chairwoman Liz Coutts said the port company had listened to the Auckland community about the desire to protect the harbour and the future people want to see for the city centre waterfront.

She said the city had changed around the port and community attitudes have changed.

“To survive as a port and to be a successful business, we have to operate sustainably,” Coutts wrote in the company’s recently released annual report.

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