There are 17 projects listed in the Act that may be considered by expert consenting panels.
These project overviews are taken from Schedule 2 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act.
Lodged and in progress
To electrify and upgrade the North Island Main Trunk Line between Papakura and Pukekōhe stations.
To construct, maintain and operate a new Queenstown Town Centre urban arterial road.
Upgrades to the Picton Ferry Terminal Precinct and surrounding infrastructure, including works on land and in the coastal marine area.
Decided - approved projects
Construction of water storage and distribution infrastructure in Kaikohe.
Housing developments in Rāpaki, Christchurch.
To construct a new shared path between Ngauranga and Petone.
Projects awaiting developments
Northern Pathway - Westhaven to Akoranga shared path
To construct a new shared path between Westhaven in central Auckland and Akoranga on the North Shore.
Housing developments in
Papakura to Drury South State Highway 1 improvements
Upgrade of state highway 1 between Papakura and Drury South, including new walking and cycling facilities and provision for planned rail improvements at Drury.
Projects unlikely to proceed with fast-track consenting
Britomart Station eastern end upgrade
Modifications to the eastern end of the existing Britomart station.
Te Pā Tāhuna residential development
Construction of four multi-storey buildings containing residential units and retail space in Queenstown.
Unitec residential development
Residential development stages within the Wairaka Precinct in Point Chevalier, Auckland.
Wellington Metro upgrade programme
This project will consist of a group of smaller projects:
- upgrading the Featherston Station
- level crossing upgrades
- upgrade and construction of rail storage yards at Wellington, Masterton and Levin train stations
- establishment and operation of a gravel/ballast excavations site
- replacement of Bridges 56 and 63 on the Wairarapa line
- construction of passing loops at Maymorn and Carterton
- resignalling works.