Ruakura Superhub: Building New Zealand's largest inland port

28 October 2022

RNZ story October 2022
By Sharon Brettkelly, co-host of The Detail

The Detail pays a visit to the country's most ambitious industrial development

The writing on the side of a red shipping container sitting on an old dairy farm just off the Waikato Expressway reads: He ihihi nuku! He ihihi Rangi!

It means pride of place from land to sky and it is the mantra of Waikato-Tainui's Ruakura Superhub. The shipping container is an apt symbol for New Zealand's largest industrial development, with its inland port, where imports and exports will be offloaded or loaded onto trains and transported to ports in Auckland or Tauranga.

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Click here to Listen to the 25 min audio doc about Ruakura Superhub