In response to calls from the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Opposition to provide the alleged list of 800 ‘shovel ready’ projects, this rather more modest list of 59 projects was provided late last week (click for full view).

None of them are in Kapiti.

Meanwhile those who drive between Waikanae and Wellington will wonder what has happened to the work on the Transmission Gully highway, as no workers have been spotted at either end of it since Lockdown in March and motorists have to negotiate the makeshift passageways and forlorn orange traffic cones north of Paekakariki and at Tawa on the motorway.

Shovels in work