Hon Simon Bridges

MP for Tauranga

In the current National-led Government, Hon Simon Bridges MP is Minister for Economic Development, Minister of Transport, Minister for Communications, Associate Minister of Finance, 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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Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the publication of guidance on public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs) is timely as New Zealand’s fleet reaches more than 2500, exceeding all targets.
The Government has extended the employee support subsidy for quake-affected businesses inWellington and Hurunui District, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have announced.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the NZ Transport Agency’s announcement that it has awarded the contract for the replacement of the Whirokino Trestle and Manawatu River Bridge to Fletcher Construction.