A new monorail link between Queenstown and Milford Sound has been cancelled.
The governemnt has decided that the idea did not stand up economically or environmentally.
A total of 18,000 people signed a petition against the monorail.
Conservation minister Dr Smith said that the monorail was not viable and there would be a significant impact on the area’s flora, fauna and natural heritage.
The monorail was planned to cost $200 million and was going to be 43kms long. It would have been the world’s longest monorail.
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