Port of Tauranga CEO speaks to select committee

Port of Tauranga.

Port of Tauranga CEO Mark Cairns is today discussing the impact of COVID-19 with the Epidemic Response Committee with a particular focus on the movement of freight from the port.

While New Zealand is in a declared State of Emergency, hearings of the Epidemic Response Committee chaired by Tauranga MP Simon Bridges can be watched live on Parliament TV.

Live footage of the committee's videoconferences are available free to air on Freeview channel 31.

Viewers of today's live stream feed have been experiencing some frustration with 'freezing' glitches during the coverage.

Simon acknowledges the technical problem and thanks participants and viewers for their patience.

The live streams began on March 31.

Today is the committee's fifth publicly-aired meeting.

A record of the earlier video recordings, as well as Hansard transcripts, are available at

The next committee hearing is scheduled for tomorrow from 10am.

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