Cartoon: Ron Beernink

Cartoon: Ron Beernink

As we reported on Friday, the High Court dismissed NZTA’s appeal against the Board of Inquiry decision to decline resource consent for a Basin Reserve flyover.

There was a lot of media reaction to this decision – below is a selection.

As mentioned above, Wellington Scoop’s Flyover category is a great place to keep up with coverage and reactions. Here are some specific items worth looking at, none more welcome than the first:

Dominion Post editorial, Mon 24 August: Time to leave the flyover behind

TV3: Basin Reserve flyover a no go after appeal dismissed

Radio New Zealand: Basin Reserve flyover appeal rejected

Stuff: Basin Reserve flyover project killed off by the High Court

New Zealand Herald: Basin Reserve flyover project killed off

Wellington Scoop: Iona Pannett tells City Council to end its flyover fixation

Wellington Scoop: Seven years of community opposition, and the defeat of the Transport Agency

Wellington Scoop: News release from Richard Reid and Associates: Architect pleased at support for his Basin roading enhancement option