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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Weekend Sun column

Fri 13 May 2016

Last week I announced the Government’s Electric Vehicles programme, which is an ambitious and wide ranging package of measures that will remove barriers and accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand.

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Transport Minister Simon Bridges has marked the start of construction today to upgrade the ferry terminal at Half Moon Bay which will become a key hub for a new east Auckland public transport network. The $5.9 million upgrade will improve access for passengers as well as safer truck movements associated with the vehicular ferry terminal.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed Hong Kong Airlines’ announcement that it intends to operate daily flights between Hong Kong and Auckland from November this year. “This announcement further strengthens the flourishing tourism and trade between New Zealand, Hong Kong and mainland China,” Mr Bridges says. ...
Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges has switched on New Zealand’s first Tesla Energy Powerwall battery at a South Auckland primary school.