Hon Simon Bridges

MP for Tauranga

In the current National-led Government, Hon Simon Bridges MP is Minister of Energy and Resources, Minister of Transport, Associate Minister for Climate Change Issues, Associate Minister of Justice and Deputy Leader of the House.

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Bridges Brief: November 2016

Wed 30 Nov 2016

We are almost into December and it’s hard to believe Christmas is just around the corner. The last part of this year has been particularly busy.

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Changes to petrol and diesel specifications will support the growth of lower-emission fuels, Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says. Amendments are being made to the Engine Fuel Specifications Regulations 2011, which set out minimum standards for fuel performance.
The first of four safety improvement projects on State Highway 3 between Hamilton and Te Kuiti is now underway, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today.
The Government has welcomed news that milk tankers and other essential freight will be given priority access in and out of Kaikoura on the inland road (route 70) from next week.