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up there again.’’

Nay­lor says a fully ac­ces­si­ble elec­tric shut­tle would en­able marginalised groups to get to the top. Ac­cess to the sum­mit is a hu­man right, she says.

Nay­lor says Auck­land should look to other coun­tries, where small 12-seater shut­tles are used to move peo­ple to and from high scenic spots.

She sup­ports the car ban due to the dan­gers ve­hi­cles cre­ate up there.

Be­fore the 2011 ban on buses, pedes­tri­ans were put in harms way when the ve­hi­cles had to turn around, she says.

The sum­mit is much more en­joy­able with­out the clut­ter and pol­lu­tion, Nay­lor says.

Pro­tect­ing the moun­tain, while keep­ing car­bon emis­sions low, would be the ideal out­come, she says.

Vivan Nay­lor

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