DRAFT REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORT PLAN

DRAFT REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORT PLAN
DRAFT REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORT PLAN
2015 - 2025




DECEMBER 2014
DRAFT REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORT PLAN
DRAFT REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORT PLAN
FOREWORD FROM REGIONAL TRANSPORT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
This document has been prepared by the Hawke’s Bay                    To work towards this we wish to see a number of major             The draft Plan is now out for public consultation and I would
Regional Transport Committee                                          roading improvements completed, while maintaining and             encourage you to tell us whether you agree with the Plan’s
This draft Regional Land Transport Plan describes Hawke’s             operating the existing road and public transport networks to a    strategic focus and whether our priorities are the right ones.
Bay’s strategic objectives for the transport system over the          high standard. Our top priorities for new construction include:   On behalf of the Regional Transport Committee, I’d like to
next ten years and sets out our funding request to the New            • The Whakatu Arterial Link ( Hastings District Council)          thank all those who have contributed to the preparation of
Zealand Transport Agency for the next three years.                    • The Hawke’s Bay Expressway, Pakowhai and Links Road             this document. I look forward to ensuring that Hawke’s Bay
The document has been developed in partnership with all                 Intersection improvement (NZTA Highway Network                  has a plan that delivers better transport options for Hawke’s
councils in Hawke’s Bay, the New Zealand Transport Agency               Operations)                                                     Bay.
and other key transport partners. It builds on the extensive          • SH2 Napier Road Intersection (NZTA Highway Network
transport studies undertaken between 2009 and 2012 and                  Operations)
the strategic direction set out in the Regional Land Transport
                                                                      • Improvements to State Highway 2 to the north and to the
Strategy 2012, which it now replaces.
                                                                        south and on local roads to enable the carriage of High
The plan’s main objectives are to achieve a resilient and efficient     Productivity Motor Vehicles
transport system that supports economic development and
                                                                      • Safety improvements to high risk intersections and routes
social wellbeing while reducing the risk of death or serious
                                                                        such as SH2- Watchman Road, Hawke’s Bay Airport –SH2,
injury on Hawke’s Bay roads
                                                                        The Expressway between Kennedy Road and Meeanee,                Councillor Alan Dick
                                                                                                                                        Chairman Regional Transport Committee
                                                                        and SH 2 PakiPaki To Waipukurau .
                                                                      • Cycling improvements in Napier, Hastings and Wairoa to
                                                                        build on the extensive work already undertaken to make
                                                                        Hawke’s Bay a top cycling centre.




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CONTENTS


1.0   Background..................................................5        4.10   Public transport...........................................10          6.2   A limited shared view of cross-boundary
                                                                           4.11   Freight........................................................10            transport issues increases the risk of
1.1   Introduction...................................................5
                                                                                                                                                               sub-optimal investment in and management
1.2   The regional transport committee...................5                 4.12   Air...............................................................10
                                                                                                                                                               of the network (20% weighting)...................14

2.0   National context for the RLTP........................6               5.0    Our future...................................................11        6.3   How people use the transport network is
                                                                                                                                                               leading to an unacceptable level of deaths
                                                                           5.1    Geography...................................................11
3.0   Regional context for the RLTP........................7                                                                                                   and serious injuries (20% weighting)...........14
                                                                           5.2    Production..................................................11
                                                                                                                                                         6.4   Summary....................................................14
                                                                           5.3    Employment................................................11
4.0   About us.......................................................8
                                                                           5.4    Vehicle ownership / travel patterns...............11                   7.0   Statement of transport priorities for the region
4.1   Geography.....................................................8                                                                                          for 2015 to 2025.........................................15
                                                                           5.5    Safety..........................................................11
4.2   Landscape....................................................8
                                                                           5.6    Public transport...........................................12
4.3   Climate..........................................................8                                                                                 8.0   Regional transport objectives and policies...16
                                                                           5.7    Freight........................................................12
4.4   Population.....................................................8                                                                                   8.1   A safe, resilient and efficient transport system
                                                                           5.8    Port of Napier..............................................12
4.5   Production....................................................8                                                                                          that supports the development of our economy
                                                                           5.9    Rail.............................................................12
4.6   Employment..................................................9                                                                                            and contributes to social wellbeing in our
                                                                           5.10   Air...............................................................12         community..................................................16
4.7   Transport network..........................................9
                                                                                                                                                         8.2   A reduction in the risk of death or serious
4.8   Travel patterns / vehicle ownership.................9                6.0    Issues and challenges.................................13
                                                                                                                                                               injuries on Hawke’s Bay roads.....................16
4.9   Safety..........................................................10   6.1    Parts of the transport system lack capability
                                                                                  affecting economic productivity, safety and
                                                                                  social development (60% weighting)............13




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9.0    Proposed regional land                                          12.0   Assessment of the relationship of police                        APPENDIX A
       transport activities.......................................17          activities to the regional                                      Assessment of RLTP compliance
                                                                              land transport plan......................................33     with Sections 14 and 16 of the LTMA......................36
9.1    Prioritisation process...................................17
9.2    Prioritised activities for 2015-21...................17                                                                                APPENDIX B
                                                                       13.0   Activities approved under Section 20 of the
9.3    Full List of activities for 2015-21..................20                LTMA but not yet completed........................34            Significance Policy..................................................40
9.4    Ten year forecast by activity class.................26                                                                                 1   Purpose of the Policy.........................................40
9.5    Regionally significant expenditure on                           14.0   Activities to be varied, suspended or                           2   Application of the Policy....................................40
       land transport activities to be funded from                            abandoned..................................................34
                                                                                                                                              3   Determination of a significant activity for
       sources other than the national land                                                                                                       prioritisation......................................................40
       transport fund.............................................30   15.0   Monitoring of the plan..................................34
                                                                                                                                              4   Determination of inter-regional significance........40
10.0   Activities of inter-regional significance..........31           16.0   Summary of consultation carried out in the                      5   Determination of regionally significant
                                                                              preparation of this plan................................34          expenditure from other sources.........................41
11.0   Requested addition of activities to the regional                                                                                       5   Determination of significance of a variation........41
       land transport plan......................................32     17.0   Summary of the significance policy..............34

                                                                       18.0   Glossary of abbreviations and terms.............35




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1.0 BACKGROUND


» 1.1    INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                      » 1.2    THE REGIONAL TRANSPORT COMMITTEE

  This draft Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) for 2015-25         undertaken during the 2015-2021 period and provides a                    The RTC is responsible for the development of the Regional
  has been prepared by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Transport            10 year forecast of anticipated expenditure for all transport            Land Transport Plan with advice and assistance from a group
  Committee (RTC) (on behalf of Hawke’s Bay Regional                 activities.                                                              of technical officers from member organisations. The RTC has
  Council), for the purposes of seeking transport funding for                                                                                 the following membership.
                                                                     The full legislative requirements for a regional land transport
  the region from the National Land Transport Fund.
                                                                     plan are set out in Appendix A.
  Under the Land Transport Management Act 2003 (as
  amended in 2013), each regional council must ensure
  that its RTC prepares a regional land transport plan every
  six financial years. This plan must set out the region’s land       NAME                           POSITION                                                      ORGANISATION
  transport objectives, policies and measures for at least ten
  years in advance.                                                   Councillor Alan Dick           Member and Chairperson                                        Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

  The plan must contain all activities for which the organisations    Councillor Rick Barker         Member and Deputy Chairperson                                 Hawke’s Bay Regional Council
  in the region are seeking funding from the New Zealand              Councillor Mark Herbert        Member                                                        Napier City Council
  Transport Agency and provides a mechanism for applying              Councillor Tania Kerr          Member                                                        Hastings District Council
  regional priorities to our proposed transport activities. The       Mayor Craig Little             Member                                                        Wairoa District Council
  Agency can only allocate funds to activities listed in an RLTP.
                                                                      Councillor Terry Kingston      Member                                                        Central Hawke’s Bay District Council
  The list of activities in this plan has been jointly developed      Ms Raewyn Bleakley             Member                                                        New Zealand Transport Agency
  by key regional transport stakeholders, including Hawke’s           Mr David Murray                Advisory Representative: Private Motorists                    Automobile Association
  Bay Regional Council, Napier City Council, Hastings District
                                                                      Mr Kim Santer                  Advisory Representative: Rail                                 KiwiRail
  Council, Wairoa District Council, Central Hawke’s Bay District
                                                                      Mr Chris Bain                  Advisory Representative: Economic Development and Coastal     Port of Napier
  Council, The Department of Conservation, The New Zealand
                                                                                                     Shipping
  Transport Agency and other entities with transport interests.
                                                                      Mr John Emmerson               Advisory Representative: Road Transport Industry              Emmerson Transport
  The RLTP consists of proposed transport activities to be
                                                                      Inspector Matt Broderick       Advisory Representative: Safety                               New Zealand Police
                                                                      Mr Brian Gregory               Advisory Representative: Cultural Interests                   Maori Committee, Hawke’s Bay Regional
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2.0 NATIONAL CONTEXT FOR THE RLTP


The Regional Land Transport Plan must be consistent with          The GPS cannot determine which projects will be funded, or
the Government Policy Statement (GPS) on Land Transport,          how much funding any particular project will receive. Rather,   GPS 2015-18 has three main priorities:
which is reviewed three yearly and sets the Government’s          the GPS sets ranges of funding which government will make
direction for land transport.                                     available for different types of activity. The New Zealand      •   A strong and continuing focus on economic growth and
                                                                  Transport Agency then determines which projects receive             productivity
The Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (the
                                                                  funding – and to what level – within those overall funding      •   Road safety
GPS) is the Government’s main instrument for setting priorities
                                                                  ranges.
and funding levels for land transport investment.                                                                                 •   Value for money
The draft GPS 2015-18 includes:                                                                                                   The draft GPS proposes five land transport objectives.
•   national objectives for land transport                                                                                        They are for a land transport system that:

•   the results the Crown wishes to achieve from the allocation                                                                   •   addresses current and future demand
    of funding from the National Land Transport Fund                                                                              •   provides appropriate transport choices
•   the Crown’s land transport investment strategy                                                                                •   is reliable and resilient
•   the Crown’s policy on borrowing for the purpose of                                                                            •   is a safe system, increasingly free of death and serious
    managing the National Land Transport Programme.                                                                                   injury
                                                                                                                                  •   appropriately mitigates the effects of land transport on the
                                                                                                                                      environment.




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3.0 REGIONAL CONTEXT FOR THE RLTP


While the GPS sets national priorities for transport, the RLTP sets the strategic direction for transport in the region and brings
together the transport programmes of all the councils into one document.


City and district councils have responsibility for the upkeep      (LTP) at the same time as the RLTP is prepared. The LTP           and it is important that the final document reflects LTPs as
and improvement of local roads in their districts, while the       contains planning and financial information for the next ten      much as possible. No activity can be funded by NZTA unless
Highway Network Operations arm of the New Zealand                  years.                                                            it is contained in the RLTP.
Transport Agency manages the state highways in the region.         The RLTP has an impact on the LTP because the level of
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has a role in transport planning      government subsidy received will affect the size of each
through the RTC, as well as contracting and managing the           transport programme and the amount of income required
provision of public transport services.                            from city, district or regional rates.
Each of the region’s councils must prepare a Long Term Plan        The RLTP is consulted on during a similar period as each LTP




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4.0 ABOUT US


  In order to understand the transport issues and priorities         » 4.2      LANDSCAPE                                                  » 4.4       POPULATION
  identified in this plan, we need a broad understanding of
                                                                       •     In the north of the region much of our land is unstable,        •     In 2013 our region had a population of 151,179.
  the physical, social and environmental factors which have
                                                                             highly erodible and deeply incised by rivers and streams.       •     130,000 people live on or immediately adjacent to
  influenced and shaped our transport needs.
                                                                       •     In the centre of the region and to the south more extensive           the Heretaunga Plains, beyond this area the population is
» 4.1      GEOGRAPHY                                                         plains have been formed.                                              dispersed and mostly situated in the small towns of Wairoa,
                                                                       •     To the west all these lands are bounded by high axial                 Waipawa and Waipukurau.
  •     The Hawke’s Bay region covers 1.42 million hectares, lies
        on the East Coast of the North island and includes Wairoa,           ranges and in the east south of Napier by lower limestone       •     The Napier / Hastings urban area is the fifth-largest
        Hastings and Central Hawke’s Bay District Councils,                  hills.                                                                population concentration in the country.
        Napier City and Hawke’s Bay Regional Councils.                 •     This landscape restricts movement north and south to one        •     The region has had moderate population growth over the
  •     We adjoin the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Manawatu-                   or two main corridors, while access to other regions is               past three decades but our population is aging quite
        Wanganui regions and Gisborne District, with small                   difficult.                                                            quickly, exacerbated by young people moving to larger
        portions of Taupo and Rangitikei districts also within the                                                                                 urban centres for study or work .
                                                                     » 4.3      CLIMATE
        Hawke’s Bay region.                                                                                                                  •     Across the region, Maori form 23% of the population.
                                                                       •     Our weather is sunny and warmer overall than most
                                                                             regions with a cooler wetter winter and hot dry summer.       » 4.5       PRODUCTION

                                                                       •     Storm systems from the north and east affect the area           •     Our rural land is used for pastoral farming and forestry,
                                                                             seasonally and can cause significant heavy rainfall events            horticulture and viticulture.
                                                                             to occur.                                                       •     We produce 61% of New Zealand’s apple and pear crops
                                                                       •     The transport network can be affected by flooding, snow               (approx 10.4 million cartons), 70% of summerfruit, 25%
                                                                             and sleet on high land areas.                                         of grapes for wine and 50% of the squash crop.
                                                                                                                                             •     128,100 ha are planted in forests and timber products are
                                                                                                                                                   a major export.1
                                                                                                                                             •     There are around 3 million sheep, 520,000 cattle, 85,000
                                                                                                                                                   dairy and 63,000 deer stock units in the region.




                                                                                                                                             1
                                                                                                                                                 http://www.mpi.govt.nz/portals/0/documents forestry/statistics/forestry-stats/
                                                                                                                                                 facts-figures-11-12.pdf
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•     The main processing centres for rural product are situated               » 4.7       TRANSPORT NETWORK                                                     » 4.8      TRAVEL PATTERNS / VEHICLE OWNERSHIP
        in and around Tomoana / Whakatu, Omahu Road and
                                                                                    •    Our transport network has been shaped by the geography                       •    The number of households with access to a private motor
        Irongate areas in Hastings and the Awatoto and Onekawa
                                                                                         of the region.                                                                    vehicle increased by 12% between 2001 and 2013.
        areas in Napier.
                                                                                    •    State Highway No 2 runs the length of the region from                        •    The number of kilometres travelled by vehicles on Hawke’s
  •     Tourism is a growing industry within our region,
                                                                                         north to south.                                                                   Bay roads has fluctuated between 812 and 829 million
        contributing an estimated 10.2% of the region’s Gross
                                                                                    •    State Highway No 5 connects the region to the central                             per year since 2009.
        Domestic Product2 with many opportunities for tourists to,
        for instance:                                                                    North Island .                                                               •    Generally the road network copes well with this private
                                                                                    •    State Highway 38 connects Wairoa with Lake                                        motor vehicle based demand, although some parts of the
    •       visit natural areas           (e.g.    Lake     Waikaremoana,
                                                                                         Waikaremoana and the Urewera National Park but                                    network experience peak hour level of service issues.
  		        Cape Kidnappers)
                                                                                         remains unsealed.                                                            •    Cycle numbers are increasing where network
    •       undertake recreational activities such a fishing and
                                                                                    •    A single track rail line runs from the south of the region                        improvements have been made, with over 400,000 users
  		        boating, sailing, hiking and cycling
                                                                                         north to Gisborne District (the Palmerston North to                               of the off road cycle paths annually and over 200 daily
    •       visit facilities such as the National Aquarium of NZ and                                                                                                       users of the cycle path between Hastings and Havelock
                                                                                         Gisborne line) but the section between Napier and
  		        Splash Planet                                                                                                                                                  North.
                                                                                         Gisborne has been closed since 2012 due to major
        •   undertake camping holidays and motel/hotel stays                             damage sustained during a weather event.                                  » 4.9      SAFETY
    •       attend special events such as the Mission Concert and                   •    The Port of Napier provides logistics services for the region                •    Our region has more crashes per vehicle km travelled
  		        Art Deco Weekend                                                             and central New Zealand .                                                         on state highways and local roads than many other
        •   visit wineries.                                                         •    The Hawke’s Bay Airport, situated at Napier, provides                             regions. Crash rates vary across the region, and are lower
» 4.6       EMPLOYMENT                                                                   national passenger services for the region and caters for                         in Central Hawke’s Bay and higher in Hastings District and
                                                                                         irregular private jets.                                                           Wairoa.
  •     In our region there is a trend towards increasing
                                                                                    •    Since 2002, Hawke’s Bay has created over 200 kilometres                      •    In 2013 there were 321 injury crashes in the region and 6
        employment in horticulture, agriculture, forestry and
                                                                                         of off road cycle trails and 100 kilometres of on road cycle                      of these involved at least one fatality.3
        fishing. This was the largest occupational group recorded
                                                                                         facilities.
        in the 2013 Census, with 14% of Hawke’s Bay workers
        occupied in this area.




  2
      Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand website http://www.tianz.org.nz/main/news-detail/index.cfm/2014/08/new-statistics-highlight-tourism-value-to-hawkes-bay-region/
  3
      http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/crash-analysis-reports/briefing-notes.html?page=3&TopicID=0&ReportYear=2014&RegionID=0&LocalAreaID=0
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» 4.10    PUBLIC TRANSPORT

  •    Bus passenger services operate in and between Napier             •   The rail line south from Napier is commercially viable and
       and Hastings.                                                        handles all the region’s rail freight. Use of this line for
  •    Significant growth in passenger numbers has occurred                 freight grew over 40% between 2007 and 2012 but
       over the past 3 years, with around 800,000 trips now made            tonnages remain low as a percentage of all freight carried
       annually, covering approximately 8,470,000 kilometres.               in the region.

  •     A taxi based Total Mobility Scheme is provided for those        •   There are no scheduled rail passenger services operated
       people unable to use public transport services                       in the region.
       and carries approximately 99,000 passengers a year.              •   The line from Napier to Gisborne experienced growth
» 4.11    FREIGHT                                                           in tonnage carried over its last year of operation, but this
                                                                            trade was disrupted by storm damage and the line has
  •    The Port of Napier is the fourth largest port in New                 been mothballed. KiwiRail is exploring options to lease the
       Zealand by overseas export volumes. It accounts for 10               line to another operator.
       percent of New Zealand’s export tonnages and is therefore
       a nationally significant asset.
                                                                      » 4.12   AIR

  •    Our rural industries generate freight, shifting produce for      •   The Hawke’s Bay airport hosts regular scheduled domestic
       processing and export.                                               passenger flights, services run to Auckland, Wellington

  •    Road transport carries 95% of the region’s freight while
                                                                            and Christchurch.
                                                                                                                                           There have been significant
                                                                        •   Secondary services also run to Hamilton, Gisborne, and
       rail accounts for almost all the remaining 5%.
                                                                            Tauranga.
                                                                                                                                           increases in the freight flow in
  •    There have been significant increases in the freight flow in
       and out of the Port of Napier. In 2009, 2.893 million            •   Passenger numbers currently exceed 450,000 annually.           and out of the Port of Napier.
       tonnes of freight flowed through the Port, but by 2014 this      •   Hawke’s Bay airport is jet capable.
       had increased to 4.1 million tonnes, an increase of
       41.7%.




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5.0 OUR FUTURE


  In order to evaluate our future transport needs we need to        » 5.2      PRODUCTION                                                » 5.3      EMPLOYMENT
  understand the physical, social and economic factors which
                                                                      •     Forest harvests will expand significantly over the next 5      •     The total number of jobs on the Heretaunga Plains is
  are likely to influence and shape our transport network.
                                                                            years as current plantations come to maturity.                       expected to grow from the current 40,000 to over 55,000
» 5.1     GEOGRAPHY                                                                                                                              by 2045
                                                                      •     Forecasts indicate that annual forest harvests will grow
  •     Our region could change through local government                    from the current 1.7million cubic metres of timber to          •     The number of jobs within the rest of the region is likely
        reorganisation both in terms of territory, the number of            around 3.0million cubic metres by 2021 and most of this              to grow and be based around forestry, processing
        councils and the way transport services are delivered.              product will originate from forests in the north of our              industries, farm services and tourism services.
                                                                            region. However there are also significant plantings in        •     Overall white collar or service sector job growth is
  •     Those parts of our network close to our coastline will be
                                                                            Central Hawke’s Bay, with a predicted harvest of 750,000             expected to occur around the Heretaunga Plains.
        affected by sea level rise through coastal erosion
                                                                            tonnes over the next twelve years.
        processes over time and sudden changes brought by                                                                                » 5.4      VEHICLE OWNERSHIP / TRAVEL PATTERNS
        more intense storms.                                          •     The Ruataniwha water storage project, if it proceeds,
                                                                            will enable up to 30,000 ha of land to be developed for        •     Energy cost and supply volatility will affect affordability of
  •     Other parts of our network will be affected by the impact
                                                                            more intensive agriculture such as cropping or dairy                 private motor vehicle transport for some people.
        of climate change through more intense rainfall events
                                                                            farming and may significantly affect transport demand in
        and consequent erosion and flood damage. Resilience                                                                                •     The mobility afforded by the private motor vehicle
                                                                            the area. This development will influence transport demand
        issues in neighbouring regions, such as through the                                                                                      will continue to affect employment choices and access to
                                                                            depending on which land uses establish; dairying will
        Manawatu Gorge, will affect the transport of freight and                                                                                 education and recreational opportunities.
                                                                            generate freight movements to the south, cropping to the
        people between the lower North Island and Hawke’s Bay.                                                                             •     Level of service issues will arise at peak travel times and
                                                                            north. A proposed Wairarapa water storage project
  •     We need to reduce our emissions from transport to help              could also change land use and therefore affect transport            need to be managed.
        meet the national target of 5% below 1990 emission levels           patterns through the Hawke’s Bay region.                       •     Other than at peak times, congestion is minimal in terms
        by 2020.                                                                                                                                 of private motor vehicle use.
                                                                      •     Other new industries based around oil and gas could
                                                                            develop in the region and influence transport needs and      » 5.5      SAFETY
                                                                            the location of new processing industries.
                                                                                                                                           •     Risk factors such as speed and alcohol/drugs will continue
                                                                      •     Tourism is expected to develop significantly within our
                                                                                                                                                 to be an issue on our roads.
                                                                            region based around improved access to outdoor
                                                                            recreational areas and the provision of new attractions.       •     Intersections and rural roads are likely to continue to be
                                                                                                                                                 sources of crashes on our network.




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5.0 0UR FUTURE (CONTINUED)




» 5.6        PUBLIC TRANSPORT                                              •     High productivity motor vehicles (HPMV) will need to be                shipping scenarios eventually emerge, it is highly likely that
                                                                                 more widely utilised to cope with the increased freight                all existing cargo – on a higher base - will be retained and
    •     There will need to be further investment in public transport
                                                                                 demand due to the economic, safety and environmental                   shipped from Napier Port. No other mode (road or rail) is
          services to offset likely loss of access to private motor
                                                                                 benefits they generate.                                                deemed to have sufficient capacity to cope with current,
          vehicles as costs rise for this mode and energy supplies
                                                                           •     A focus will be required on the State Highway 2 corridor               let alone future, volumes or annual seasonal requirements,
          become less reliable.
                                                                                 north of Napier in order to meet freight demand from                   especially temperature-sensitive refrigerated cargo.
    •     Our aging population will create further demand for public
                                                                                 forestry.                                                      » 5.9      RAIL
          transport and specialised services such as Total Mobility.
                                                                         » 5.8      PORT OF NAPIER                                                •     The Palmerston North-Gisborne rail line south of Napier
    •     Integration of buses with other transport modes such as
          walking and cycling will become increasingly important.          •     Napier, as the largest international seaport in central                is expected to carry increased volumes of freight, with
                                                                                 New Zealand, will continue to be the biggest generator of              tonnages already up by 40% between 2008 and 2012.
    5.7      FREIGHT
»                                                                                freight movements throughout the wider region.The Port           •     The Palmerston-Gisborne rail line north of Napier is
    •     There will be a significant growth in freight movements                of Napier predicts 50% cumulative growth in combined                   currently mothballed, but options to re-open the line are
          across our region’s transport network, with freight into and           imports and exports over the next ten years. Shipments of              being investigated.
          out of the region expected to increase from 20.21 million              product in bulk or by container will increase significantly,
          tonnes in 2012 to 30.72 million tonnes in 2045.
                                                                                                                                                » 5.10     AIR
                                                                                 based around the growing rural sector production and
    •     Increased freight movements on our network will increase               added- value processing , particularly forestry & food.          •     The airport at Napier has the capability to provide for
          maintenance costs.                                                     Another large swing towards containers from conventional               internal jet based passenger services and international
                                                                                 bulk shipping is anticipated in the next few years.                    flights, but this is dependent on attracting a suitable
    •     Key freight routes to and from processing industry sites
                                                                           •      Napier Port will continue to handle international container           airline.
          such as Whakatu / Tomoana / Onekawa and the Port at
          Napier will need to function efficiently.                              services, providing direct links to overseas markets             •     Expansion of air services is seen as being essential for the
                                                                                 (vessels up to 6000-7000 TEU capacity). In the event that              development of tourism.
    •     Freight routes from other regions will also need to function           one or two international services possibly hub on several
          effectively to cater for expected freight increases. Of                NZ ports, Napier can expect to remain a key feeder
          particular importance is the link between the freight                  port, coastally transhipping from Napier on mainline
          distribution hub of Palmerston North and the Port of                   international container services (as is current practice)
          Napier.                                                                or possibly on dedicated feeder vessels. Whatever future




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6.0 ISSUES AND CHALLENGES


  Analysing the above trends, it is clear that the region’s transport system faces some challenges over the next ten years. The RTC has evaluated these issues using a strategic business case
  approach and condensed them into three key problem statements. These are outlined below.

» 6.1        Parts of the transport system lack capability affecting     In order to function effectively for freight, routes must be    Wairoa will result in withdrawal of further services from
             economic productivity, safety and social development        efficient from start to end.                                    these areas and can reduce the viability of such transport
             (60% weighting)                                             There are also concerns about future safety, level of service   services as do exist, as well as reducing the ratepayer
        Freight in and out of the Hawke’s Bay region is projected        and resilience issues on State Highway 2 between Napier         base able to pay for road maintenance, improvements and
        to grow by 50% by 20421 and the Port of Napier is                and Gisborne, as heavy traffic on the route is predicted to     services.
        predicting 50% cumulative growth in both imports and             increase due to forest harvests. This corridor is serviced      The coverage and frequency of public transport in the
        exports over the next ten years, with 41.7% growth               only by road, as the rail line was mothballed eighteen          main cities has significantly increased over the last five
        already having occurred over the last five years.                months ago. We need to ensure we have accurate                  years, resulting in good patronage growth, and there is no
        There are a number of pinch points on the Heretaunga             information on the scale of this increase in order to plan      identified unmet demand at present. However, this level of
        Plains which have been previously identified as constraints      for it, so that resilience and travel time issues do not        service should be monitored to ensure that it continues to
        on network efficiency, particularly for the movement of          adversely affect the Wairoa District, and constrain social      meet needs effectively and efficiently. Continued provision
        freight to and from the Port of Napier. Some of these have       and economic development. Opportunities for growth in           of efficient commuter services between the region’s two
        already been programmed in the 2012-15 Regional Land             tourism in the Urewera National Park may be limited by          cities will promote transport mode change, contribute to
        Transport Programme and are either underway or awaiting          these issues and by the fact that State Highway 38 to Lake      reducing congestion on key strategic routes at peak times
        further investigation. A Government announcement                 Waikaremoana remains unsealed.                                  and improve energy efficiency.
        in July 2014 has provided funding to bring forward an            Six of the 100 most dangerous intersections in New              Tourism is increasingly important to the Hawke’s Bay
        investigation into access to the Port of Napier.                 Zealand are located in Hawke’s Bay. While planning for          regional economy and we need to manage freight traffic
        However, the catchment area for the Port of Napier               improvements is underway for most of these, only two            to minimise conflicts with the region’s tourism industry.
        extends well beyond the boundaries of the Hawke’s Bay            have works already programmed. We need to ensure that           Linked to this is Hawke’s Bay’s new-found status as a
        region and it is vitally important that the region works with    planning proceeds to implementation as soon as possible.        centre for safe recreational cycling. The extensive network
        its neighbouring regions to ensure that freight routes are       We also need to monitor and plan for demographic change         of safe cycling routes is changing the commuting habits
        operating as efficiently as possible. While some of the          in the region to ensure that transport access and services      of local residents and drawing large numbers of tourists
        State Highway links in and out of the region are HPMV            are appropriate to changing needs and that our transport        to Hawke’s Bay. To maximise this contribution to the local
        and/or 50MAX capable, others have constraints which              system facilitates social wellbeing. Our population is          economy and the health and wellbeing of its residents,
        prevent this capability. There are also a large number of        aging and already has a higher median age and a higher          the region is preparing a regional cycle plan and intends
        local road connections which need to be upgraded to this         proportion of people over 65 than for New Zealand as            to further develop the cycle network, promote Hawke’s
        standard to ensure that full use can be made of HPMV.            a whole. Declining populations in rural towns such as           Bay as the best region for cycling in New Zealand and
                                                                                                                                         encourage more residents to cycle for transport.
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            National Freight Demand Study, Ministry of Transport, 2014                                                                                                                           13




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» 6.2       A limited shared view of cross-boundary transport            » 6.3     How people use the transport network is leading to        » 6.4      SUMMARY
            issues increases the risk of sub-optimal investment in                 an unacceptable level of deaths and serious injuries              These issues are largely consistent with the principal
            and management of the network (20% weighting)                          (20% weighting).                                                  strategic direction set in the Regional Land Transport
         This issue is closely linked with the one above. The                    The region’s rate per kilometre travelled of deaths and             Strategy in 2012, which was to “improve the economic
         Hawke’s Bay transport system is part of a much wider                    serious injuries from road crashes remains unacceptably             efficiency, effectiveness and safety of the routes servicing
         social and economic catchment area, much of which                       high. While there are a number of blackspot crash                   the region’s economic production centres and in particular,
         connects to the Port or other key transport or land use                 locations in the region, planning is underway to address            transport routes to and from the Port of Napier”.
         hubs.                                                                   many of these. Crashes are in many cases caused by                  As the highest priority improvements identified at that time
         The region needs to work closely with neighbouring                      driver behaviour.                                                   on the Heretaunga Plains are already largely underway,
         regions to ensure that issues are jointly managed. For                  Principal causes are speed, loss of control in rural                the region now needs to focus on ensuring maximum
         example, the Manawatu Gorge was closed for 15 months                    areas, alcohol and young drivers. Using the Safe System             efficiency and safety throughout the catchment area of
         in 2011-12 by a major slip, requiring a substantial road                approach, the region must collectively decide how best to           the Port. Close cooperation with neighbouring regions is
         reconstruction. While alternate routes were in place,                   address these issues.                                               therefore vital.
         the closure cost businesses and transport operators an
         estimated $63,000 a day.3 Resilience issues such as this
         in neighbouring regions can have a major effect on the
         economy of Hawke’s Bay and vice versa, so the transport
         system must be viewed in terms of end-to-end journeys,
         not regions.
         Large forests soon to be harvested in the Tararua district                 The Hawke’s Bay transport
         will traverse Central Hawke’s Bay roads to access the Port.                system is part of a much
         The two regions need to jointly plan for this so that funding
         can be allocated where needed and freight efficiency is                    wider social and economic
         maximised.                                                                 catchment area.



  3
      Vision Manawatu estimate 2011


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7.0 STATEMENT OF TRANSPORT PRIORITIES
    FOR THE REGION FOR 2015 TO 2025

The RTC has identified its transport priorities over the next       Our priorities are :
ten years. These reflect the transport issues which have been       1. To complete capacity, efficiency and safety improvements
outlined in Section 6 and are in turn reflected in the objectives       on the Hawke’s Bay Expressway leading to the Port of
and policies set out in Section 8, and in the proposed activities       Napier
for which the region seeks funding over the next six years. The
RTC has not assigned a particular order to these priorities.        2. To improve connections from the Whakatu Industrial Area
                                                                        to the Port of Napier by providing an efficient safe link to
                                                                        the HB Expressway
                                                                    3. To ensure High Productivity Motor Vehicle capability on the
                                                                        region’s strategic routes and major local road connections
                                                                    4. To work with neighbouring regions to maximise the
                                                                       efficiency and resilience of transport routes throughout
                                                                       the Port of Napier’s catchment area
                                                                    4. To rectify safety issues at intersections in the region
                                                                       which are listed amongst the top 100 most dangerous
                                                                       intersections in New Zealand
                                                                    5. To reduce the number and severity of crashes caused by
                                                                        network user behaviour on Hawke’s Bay roads
                                                                    6. To ensure Hawke’s Bay becomes a major centre for cycling,
                                                                        for local residents and tourists
                                                                    7. To provide public transport services which encourage
                                                                       transport mode change and provide access to the region’s
                                                                       economic, social and educational opportunities.




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8.0 REGIONAL TRANSPORT OBJECTIVES
    AND POLICIES

The Land Transport Management Act requires that the             » 8.1     A safe, resilient and efficient transport system that     » 8.2      A reduction in the risk of death or serious injuries on
Plan set out the region’s land transport objectives, policies             supports the development of our economy and                          Hawke’s Bay roads
and measures for at least ten years. Activities which are put             contributes to social wellbeing in our community            We aim to achieve this by:
forward for funding must be assessed against the policy or        We aim to achieve this by:                                          i.    targeting programmes aimed at changing network user
objective to which they contribute.
                                                                  i.    planning effectively for growth and economic productivity           behaviour in regard to speed, rural loss of control, young
Proposed objectives and policies to address our issues and              on the strategic network.                                           drivers , alcohol and other major crash causes
reflect our priorities are set out below.
                                                                  ii. cooperating closely with neighbouring regions to ensure         ii. prioritising and remedying network deficiencies according
These have been kept as simple and concise as possible to             that the transport network serving the Port of Napier’s             to risk
reflect the key strategic direction described above. While            catchment area is as safe, efficient and resilient as           iii. avoiding conflict between transport modes wherever
there are other transport issues in the region which our              possible.                                                            possible.
business as usual activities will address, these reflect our
                                                                  iii. maintaining the capability of the local road network to        iv. ensuring that road safety solutions provide the best
proposed major focus for the next ten years.
                                                                       ensure effective end to end journeys, with a particular            possible outcome relative to the investment
                                                                       focus on High Productivity Motor Vehicle capability
                                                                  iv. continuing to invest in cycling in Hawke’s Bay for tourism,
                                                                      health and liveability
                                                                  v. monitoring and responding to the changing demographics
                                                                     of the region to ensure access to the region’s social,
                                                                     economic and cultural opportunities.
                                                                  vi. Ensuring that transport solutions provide the best possible
                                                                      outcome relative to the investment and contribute to an
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9.0 PROPOSED REGIONAL
    LAND TRANSPORT ACTIVITIES

Each council in Hawke’s Bay and NZTA’s Highway Network              » 9.1      PRIORITISATION PROCESS                                        » 9.2    PRIORITISED ACTIVITIES FOR 2015-21
Operations Group has developed a programme of activities              In order to determine which of the proposed projects are most            Key to Organisations:
which will contribute to achieving the above objectives and,          important to the region, the RTC has used a prioritisation
through this Plan, seeks implementation funding from NZTA             process which has considered:
for the next six years.                                                                                                                         TERM / ACRONYM         ORGANISATION
                                                                      •     Strategic fit - how each activity aligns with the Government’s
The RTC has developed a policy that determines which                                                                                            CHBD                   Central Hawke’s Bay District Council
                                                                            investment direction (as contained in the Government
activities it considers to be significant and should therefore              Policy Statement and NZTA’s Investment Assessment                   NCC                    Napier City Council
be assigned an order of priority. This significance policy is               Framework)
contained in Appendix B.                                                                                                                        HDC                    Hastings District Council
                                                                      •     the effectiveness of the proposed activity in addressing
Business as usual activities such as maintenance, operations                the issue or problem and delivering regional and national           NZTA HNO               New Zealand Transport Agency Highway
and renewals of roads, public transport programmes and                      strategic objectives.                                                                      Network and Operations
minor improvements are included in the RLTP but not                                                                                             HBRC                   Hawke’s Bay Regional Council
                                                                      •     the economic efficiency of the proposed activity, indicating
prioritised by the RTC.
                                                                            a measure of value for money based on a benefit and cost            WDC                    Wairoa District Council
Section 9.2 sets out the region’s prioritised list of activities.           appraisal.
These are improvement projects, usually of significant cost,                                                                                    DoC                    Department of Conservation
                                                                      •     how the project will benefit the regional objectives and
which the RTC considers make a strong contribution to
                                                                            priorities set out in Sections 7 and 8
regional strategic objectives and priorities.
                                                                      The first three criteria form the Assessment Profile (refer
Section 9.3 sets out all land transport activities for which our
                                                                      lists of activities) and the fourth determines the Contribution
region seeks funding from the New Zealand Transport Agency
                                                                      Rating to Regional Objectives.
between 2015 and 2021. As is required by the LTMA, the
objective or policy to which the activity contributes has been
identified and is shown in the column headed Main Objective
or Policy Contribution.
Only those activities which need to be prioritised have also
been assigned a Contribution Rating to Regional Objectives
and an RTC Priority. These activities are highlighted in yellow
in Section 9.3.
Section 9.4 sets out a ten year forecast of expenditure by
activity class between 2015 and 2025 and identifies funding
sources.
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» 9.2      PRIORITISED ACTIVITIES FOR 2015-21 (CONTINUED)


                                                                                                                                                                                                 ASSESSMENT
           ORGANISATION PROJECT NAME AND DESCRIPTION
                                                                                                                                                                                                   PROFILE


       1   HDC             Whakatu Arterial Link - improved access for freight and enhanced supply chain efficiency from the growing industrial area at Whakatu, along the Expressway to the        HMH
                           Port of Napier, while improving deaths and serious injury crask risks

       2   NZTA HNO        HB Expressway Pakowhai & Links Rd Intersection. Combine the two adjacent intersections (traffic signal and priority controlled) with a single 60 metres diameter at      HMH
                           grade roundabout. Future proofed for a grade separated expressway (i.e. stage two) when affordable. Stage one and two will be future proofed to accommodate the
                           duplication of the Tutaekuri Bridge and four laning of the Expressway

       3   NZTA HNO        SH2 Napier Road Intersection safety and capacity improvement in conjunction with Whakatu Arterial Link                                                                   HMH

       4   NZTA HNO        High Productivity Motor Vehicle Tranche 2 Napier Port to Gisborne Strengthening of bridges and structures along the corridor between Port of Napier and Gisborne         HHM
                           to provide for HPMV access into/from the region                  TABLES TO COME
       5   NZTA HNO        High Productivity Motor Vehicle Tranche 2 HB Napier Port to South Boundary.Strengthening of bridges and structures along the corridor between Port of Napier             HHM
                           and Manawatu to provide for HPMV access into/from the region safety and capacity improvement in conjunction with Whakatu Arterial Link

       6   HDC             High Productivity Motor Vehicle Bridge Improvements - investigation, design and strengthening works 2015/18                                                              HHH

       7   NZTA HNO        HB Expressway Kennedy Rd to Meeanee Rd.Investigate improvements for both safety and efficiency on this section of the SH50a corridor.                                    HMH

       8   NZTA HNO        SH2 Watchman Rd, HB Airport Intersection. Investigation and implementation of improvements for safety of SH2 and SH2B/Watchman Rd intersections located on               HMM
                           a national strategic state highway and the strategic route to the port and Hawkes Bay airport.

       9   NZTA HNO        Pakipaki to Waipukurau Safety - Investigation and implementation of safety improvements to reduce the number of crashes on this section of highway.                      HLM

   10      HDC             Model Communities 2015-18 Walking and Cycling - monitoring and evaluation, planning and marketing, construction. Continuation of planned walking and cycling             HMH
                           improvements and promotional programmes through the I Way walking and cycling programme

   11      NCC             Cycle Strategy Implementation                                                                                                                                            HHM
                           Creation of over 16km of arterial off-road cycle pathways in urban area
                           Additional 13km on-road cycle lanes linking with new and existing routes

   12      WDC             Blacks Beach Lifeline Security - Reinstatement of Flood Damage and protection of roadside to secure this lifeline route in and out of the Mahia Peninsula (e.g.          MMM
                           coastal protection works or similar).

   13      WDC             Walking and Cycling Implementation. Continued construction of walkways/cycleways as per implementation plan in the district walking/cycling strategy                     MML
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CONTRIBUTION
                              TOTAL COST
 TO REGIONAL   RTC PRIORITY                 COST 2015    COST 2016           COST 2017         COST 2018          COST 2019        COST 2020
                               6 YEARS
  OBJECTIVES

     H+             1          $9,558,349   $8,140,000   $1,318,349


     H+             1          $5,800,900   $5,800,900



     H+             1          $4,129,433    $650,000    $1,364,930           $2,114,503

     H              2          $4,341,592                 $100,000                              $2,089,359            $2,152,233


     H              2          $2,349,350                 $111,874            $2,237,476


     H              2          $1,906,153    $610,000     $631,500             $664,653

     H              2          $4,009,265    $56,000                                             $431,244             $3,522,021

     H              2          $3,306,669    $108,463    $1,898,206           $1,300,000


     M              3         $16,349,813                 $80,000             $1,675,655        $1,467,600            $6,596,978   $6,529,580

     M              3          $5,543,792   $1,303,607   $1,134,566           $1,124,872         $894,742             $484,191      $601,814


     M              3          $5,996,331   $1,116,437    $946,183            $1,086,048        $1,039,984            $1,178,875    $628,804



     M              3          $4,840,000                $2,000,000           $2,240,000         $600,000


     M              3          $3,030,000    $480,000     $550,000             $600,000          $750,000             $500,000      $150,000
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                                                                                                                                                             MAIN OBJECTIVE
                                                                                                                                            ASSESSMENT                              CONTRIBUTION
        ORGANISATION    PROJECT NAME AND DESCRIPTION                                                                                                           OR POLICY
                                                                                                                                              PROFILE                                  RATING
                                                                                                                                                             CONTRIBUTIONS

   1    CHBDC           Maintenance, Operations and Renewals Programme                                                                          MMM              8.1, 8.1 iii

   2    CHBDC           Minor improvements 2015-21                                                                                              MMM              8.1, 8.1 iii

   3    DoC             Maintenance Operations and Renewals Programme                                                                           MMM              8.1, 8.1 iii

   4    HDC             Activity Management Plan                                                                                                 HH-              8.1, 8.1iii

   5    HDC             Corridor Management Plans                                                                                                HM-              8.1, 8.1iii

   6    HDC             High Productivity Motor Vehicle Bridge Improvements - investigation, design and strengthening works 2015/18             HHH               8.1i, 8.1iii           H

   7    HDC             Maintenance, Operations and Renewals Programme                                                                                            8.1, 8.1iii

   8    HDC             Minor improvements 2015-21                                                                                                                8.1, 8.1iii

   9    HDC             Model Communities 2015-18 Walking and Cycling - monitoring and evaluation, planning and marketing,                      HMH                 8.1 iv               M
                        construction. Continuation of planned walking and cycling improvements and promotional programmes through
                        the I Way walking and cycling programme

   10   HDC             Streetlight LED implementation.                                                                                                          8.1iii, 8.1 vi

   11   HDC             Whakatu Arterial Link 2012/15 - improved access for freight and enhanced supply chain efficiency from the               HMH                  8.1i                H+
                        growing industrial area at Whakatu, along the Expressway to the Port of Napier, while improving deaths and
                        serious injury crask risks

   12   NZTA HNO        Corkscrew Gully Northbound & Southbound Passing Lanes. Construction of a new northbound passing lane and                                  8.1i, 8.2ii
                        lengthening of an existing short southbound passing lane on Great North Road, State Highway 2.

   13   NZTA HNO        HB Expressway Kennedy Rd to Meeanee Rd.Investigate improvements for both safety and efficiency on this                  HMH            8.1i, 8.2ii, 8.1ii        H
                        section of the SH50a corridor.




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TOTAL COST 6
RTC PRIORITY                   COST 2015     COST 2016     COST 2017            COST 2018           COST 2019      COST 2020
                  YEARS


                $63,428,810    $10,266,656   $10,246,458    $10,246,458         $10,889,746          $10,889,746   $10,889,746

                 $896,874       $298,958      $298,958       $298,958             $306,432            $306,432      $306,432

                 $243,000        $35,000       $38,000        $41,000             $42,000              $43,000      $44,000

                 $1,205,600     $192,950      $291,650       $216,000             $155,000            $190,000      $160,000

                 $478,984       $174,720       $69,378        $44,302             $95,710              $46,810      $48,064

     2           $1,906,153     $610,000      $631,500       $664,653

                $138,768,555   $21,198,400   $21,210,208    $21,832,958         $23,598,189          $24,821,500   $26,107,300

                 $7,125,000     2,300,000     2,375,000     $2,450,000           $2,530,000          $2,615,000    $2,700,000

     3           5,543,792     $1,303,607    $1,134,566     $1,124,872            $894,742            $484,191      $601,814



                 $2,053,451     $300,000      $315,750       $332,326             $349,774            $368,137      $387,464

     1           $9,558,349    $8,140,000    $1,318,349



                 $1,466,500    $1,466,500


     2           $4,009,265      $56,000                                          $431,244           $3,522,021




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                                                                                                                                                              MAIN OBJECTIVE
                                                                                                                                             ASSESSMENT                          CONTRIBUTION
        ORGANISATION   PROJECT NAME AND DESCRIPTION                                                                                                             OR POLICY
                                                                                                                                               PROFILE                              RATING
                                                                                                                                                              CONTRIBUTIONS

   14   NZTA HNO        HB Expressway Pakowhai & Links Rd Intersection. Combine the two adjacent intersections (traffic signal and               MMH              8.1 i, 8.1ii         H+
                        priority controlled) with a single 60 metres diameter at grade roundabout. Future proofed for a grade separated
                        expressway (i.e. stage two) when affordable. Stage one and two will be future proofed to accommodate the
                        duplication of the Tutaekuri Bridge and four laning of the Expressway

   15   NZTA HNO        High Productivity Motor Vehicles Tranche 2 HB HNO Napier Port to Gisborne strengthening of bridges and                   HHM              8.1i, 8.1ii          H
                        structures along the corridor between Port of Napier and Gisborne to provide for HPMV access into/from the
                        region

   16   NZTA HNO        High Productivity Motor Vehicles Tranche 2 HB HNO Napier Port to South Boundary. Strengthening of bridges                HHM              8.1i, 8.1ii          H
                        and structures along the corridor between Port of Napier and Manawatu to provide for HPMV access

   17   NZTA HNO        Maintenance, Operations and Renewals Programme                                                                           HHH                  8.1

   18   NZTA HNO        Mangahohi Bridge Replacement - Design of a temporary bridge replacement (Bailey bridge) of the existing                  MMH                 8.1i
                        wooden Mangahoni Bridge. The current bridge structure does not support class one loading for logging vehicles.

   19   NZTA HNO        Minor improvements 2015-21                                                                                                                    8.1

   20   NZTA HNO        Pakipaki to Waipukurau Safety - Investigation and implementation of safety improvements to reduce the number             HLM                 8.2ii             M
                        of crashes on this section of highway.

   21   NZTA HNO        SH2 Napier Road Intersection - safety and capacity improvement in conjunction with Whakatu Arterial Link                 HMH                 8.1i              H+

   22   NZTA HNO        SH2 Watchman Rd, HB Airport Intersection. Investigation and implementation of improvements for safety of                 HMM                 8.2ii             H
                        SH2/ SH2B/ Watchman Rd intersections located on a national strategic state highway and the strategic route to
                        the port and Hawkes Bay airport.

   23   NZTA HNO        Wairoa SEDF (North of Napier SEDF)To provide a stock effluent facility between Napier and Wairoa                         MMH                 8.1vi

   24   NZTA HNO        WeighRight - Hawkes BayInstallation of a weigh right facilities that will support the management and operation of        HML                  8.1
                        SH2 in the Hawkes bay area - four locations

   25   HBRC            Public Transport Programme , including bus services, Total Mobility, bus infrastructure, ticketing systems,              MMM                 8.1v
                        timetable information and service marketing
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TOTAL COST 6
RTC PRIORITY                   COST 2015     COST 2016     COST 2017            COST 2018           COST 2019      COST 2020
                  YEARS


     1           $5,800,900    $5,800,900




     2           $4,341,592                   $100,000                           $2,089,359          $2,152,233



     2           $2,349,350                   $111,874      $2,237,476


                $116,284,270   $18,336,210   $18,828,390    $19,254,260         $19,543,410          $20,029,650   $20,292,350

                 $879,000                                     $99,000             $780,000


                 $5,006,469    $1,557,568    $1,668,823     $1,780,078           $1,780,000          $1,780,000    $1,780,000

     3          $16,349,813                   $80,000       $1,675,655           $1,467,600          $6,596,978    $6,529,580


     1           $4,129,433     $650,000     $1,364,930     $2,114,503

     2           $3,306,669     $108,463     $1,898,206     $1,300,000



                 $600,000       $100,000      $500,000

                 $3,750,000     $150,000     $1,650,000      $900,000            $1,050,000


                $25,915,398    $3,966,504    $4,148,335     $4,240,365           $4,377,237          $4,517,144    $4,665,813

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                                                                                                                                                             MAIN OBJECTIVE
                                                                                                                                            ASSESSMENT                            CONTRIBUTION
        ORGANISATION   PROJECT NAME AND DESCRIPTION                                                                                                            OR POLICY
                                                                                                                                              PROFILE                                RATING
                                                                                                                                                             CONTRIBUTIONS

   26   HBRC            Regional Land Transport Planning Management 2015-21                                                                      HH_             8.1,       8.2

   27   HBRC            Road Safety Promotion 2015-18 - High Strategic Fit activities                                                           HM_                 8.2i

   28   HBRC            Road Safety Promotion 2015-18 Medium Strategic Fit activities                                                           MM_                 8.2i

   29   NCC             Cycle Strategy Implementation. Creation of over 16km of arterial off-road cycle pathways in urban area                  HHM                 8.1iv              M
                        Additional 13km on-road cycle lanes linking with new and existing routes

   30   NCC             Maadi / Wycliffe / Kennedy Traffic Signals                                                                              HHM                 8.1iii

   31   NCC             Maintenance, Operations and Renewals Programme 2015-21                                                                  MHH              8.1, 8.1iii

   32   NCC             Meeanee / Awatoto Intersection - safety upgrade to roundabout                                                           HHH                 8.2ii

   33   NCC             Minor improvements 2015-21                                                                                              MMM              8.1, 8.1iii

   34   WDC             Associated Improvements for Network Resilience - dust hazard reduction, provision of adequate road width and            MMM                 8.1iii
                        other associated improvements - various locations

   35   WDC             Blacks Beach Lifeline Security - Reinstatement of flood damage and protection of roadside to secure this lifeline       MMM                 8.1iii             M
                        route in and out of the Mahia Peninsula (e.g. coastal protection works or similar).

   36   WDC             Maintenance, Operations and Renewals Programme 2015-21                                                                                   8.1, 8.1iii

   37   WDC             Maintenance, Operations and Renewals Programme 2015-21- Special Purpose Roads                                                            8.1, 8.1iii

   38   WDC             Minor improvements 2015-21                                                                                                               8.1, 8.1iii

   39   WDC             Minor improvements 2015-21 Special Purpose Roads                                                                                         8.1, 8.1iii

   40   WDC             Te Urewera Rainforest Route Resilience Improvement - reinstatement of old washouts and geometric upgrades               HHM              8.1, 8.1iii

   41   WDC             Walking and Cycling Plan Implementation. Continued construction of walkways/cycleways as per implementation             MML                 8.1iv              M
                        plan in the district walking/cycling strategy.

   42   WDC             Transport Planning.                                                                                                                       8.1, 8.2
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TOTAL COST 6
RTC PRIORITY                  COST 2015    COST 2016    COST 2017            COST 2018           COST 2019     COST 2020
                  YEARS


                 $1,070,700    $79,000      $81,400       $103,800             $86,300              $88,900     $111,500

                 $786,000      $262,000     $262,000      $262,000             $269,860            $269,860     $269,860

                 $350,000      $116,667     $116,667      $116,666             $120,140            $120,140     $120,140

     3           $5,996,331   $1,116,437    $946,183     $1,086,048           $1,039,984          $1,178,875    $628,804


                 $350,000                   $350,000

                $42,978,154   $6,418,620   $6,719,450    $7,034,450           $7,256,204          $7,596,570   $7,952,860

                 $2,830,000                              $2,830,000

                 $993,875      $316,231     $331,062      $346,582             $362,811            $379,829     $397,643

                 $1,550,000    $500,000     $450,000      $600,000


     3           $4,840,000                $2,000,000    $2,240,000            $600,000


                $49,540,000   $8,020,000   $8,185,000    $8,135,000           $8,300,000          $8,400,000   $8,500,000

                 $2,497,000    $789,000     $850,500      $857,500

                 $1,160,000    $380,000     $390,000      $390,000             $400,000            $410,000     $410,000

                 $2,275,000    $740,000     $765,000      $770,000

                 $750,000      $200,000     $200,000      $200,000             $150,000

     3           $3,030,000    $480,000     $550,000      $600,000             $750,000            $500,000     $150,000


                 $140,000                                  $70,000                                              $70,000
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9.0 PROPOSED REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORT ACTIVITIES (CONTINUED)



» 9.4    TEN YEAR FORECAST BY ACTIVITY CLASS

   MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF LOCAL ROADS                 2015-16       2016-17           2017-18             2018-19             2019-20
   Central Hawkes Bay District Council                     $4,182,896    $4,162,698        $4,162,698          $4,346,390          $4,346,390
   Department of Conservation                               $35,000       $38,000            $41,000             $42,000             $43,000
   Hastings District Council                               $9,243,800    $9,515,790        $9,895,270          $10,516,100         $10,831,524
   Napier City Council                                     $3,432,120    $3,588,450        $3,751,750          $3,751,148          $3,921,757
   Wairoa District Council (incl Special Purpose Roads)    $6,029,000    $6,225,000        $6,352,500          $5,750,000          $5,800,000


   MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF STATE HIGHWAYS              2015-16       2016-17           2017-18             2018-19             2019-20
   Hawke’s Bay Highway Network Operations                  $13,933,400   $14,307,050       $14,628,720         $14,846,240         $15,216,410


   RENEWAL OF LOCAL ROADS                                   2015-16       2016-17           2017-18             2018-19             2019-20
   Central Hawkes Bay District Council                     $6,383,760    $6,383,760        $6,383,760          $6,543,356          $6,543,356
   Hastings District Council                               $9,527,824    $9,807,449        $10,131,731         $11,834,527         $12,189,566
   Napier City Council                                     $2,986,500    $3,131,000        $3,282,700          $3,505,056          $3,674,813
   Wairoa District Council ( incl Special Purpose Roads)   $3,590,000    $3,630,000        $3,465,000          $2,950,000          $3,200,000


   RENEWAL OF STATE HIGHWAYS                                2015-16       2016-17           2017-18             2018-19             2019-20
   Hawke’s Bay Highway Network Operations                  $4,402,810    $4,521,340        $4,625,540          $4,697,170          $4,813,240


   New and Improved Infrastructure for Local Roads          2015-16       2016-17           2017-18             2018-19             2019-20
   Central Hawkes Bay District Council                      $298,958      $298,958          $298,958            $306,432            $306,432
   Hastings District Council                               $11,350,000   $4,640,599        $3,497,000          $2,880,000          $2,983,000
   Napier City Council                                      $316,231      $681,062         $3,176,582           $362,811            $379,829
   Wairoa District Council                                  $445,000     $2,500,000        $2,690,000          $1,100,000           $480,000




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