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New Zealand Rail Transaction Information Release

Issue date: 
Thursday, 21 February 2008
Status: 
Current
Corporate author: 

On 30 June 2004 the Crown and Toll Holdings signed a deal for the Crown to buy the rail network.

Documents outlining the details of that transaction were released on 20 July 2004.

On 28 September 2004 papers focusing on the advice and information leading to the 30 June 2004 signing of the deal were released; they comprise advice to the Minister of Finance and Cabinet, the relevant Cabinet papers and minutes, correspondence between the Government, Tranz Rail, Toll Holdings and other parties, and consultants’ reports.

There are 97 documents in this information release.  Documents are available in Adobe PDF format only. Using PDF Files
Doc. Date Title Download
5 Jul 2004 Memorandum to Cabinet: Rail Network Purchase
Released 28 September 2004.
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48.51 KB
[Jul] 2004 Deed relating to the Auckland Arrangements
Released 20 July 2004.
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121.37 KB
[?] 2004 Deed of Novation
Released 20 July 2004.
[?] 2004 Deed in relation to Network Designations
Released 20 July 2004.
pdf
163.42 KB
[?] 2004 Deed of Release
Released 20 July 2004.
[Undated] Partial Surrender and Variation of Lease
Released 20 July 2004.
[?] 2004 Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Rail Network and Associated Assets
Released 20 July 2004.
pdf
289.72 KB
[?] 2004 National Rail Access Agreement
Released 20 July 2004.
pdf
186.5 KB
[?] 2004 Intellectual Property Licence
Released 20 July 2004.
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21.16 KB
[?] 2004 Network Codes
Released 20 July 2004.
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141.56 KB
[?] 2004 Schedule of Tranz Rail Resource Consents
Released 20 July 2004.
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33.81 KB
[?] 2004 Rail Network Purchase: Summary of Agreements
Released 20 July 2004.
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81.01 KB
30 Jun 2004 Common Access Terms
Released 20 July 2004.
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249 KB
30 Jun 2004 Treasury Report T2004/1170: Section 12 Approval for Unappropriated Expenditure: Purchase of Rail Infrastructure
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
57.24 KB
14 Jun 2004 Treasury Report T2004/1012: TrackCo: Progress Towards Completion
Released 28 September 2004.
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74.26 KB
14 Jun 2004 Treasury Report T2004/1012: TrackCo: Progress Towards Completion
Released 28 September 2004.
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74.26 KB
10 Jun 2004 Treasury Report T2004/993: Response to Letter from P Lucas (Queensland Minister for Transport)
Released 28 September 2004.
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57.81 KB
25 May 2004 Treasury Report T2004/884: TrackCo Participation in a Rail Multi-Employer Collective Agreement
Released 28 September 2004.
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61.12 KB
22 Apr 2004 Minister of Finance Revised Response to Letter from Toll Holdings
Released 28 September 2004.
14 Apr 2004 Treasury Report T2004/637: Response to Letter from Toll Holdings
Released 28 September 2004.
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80.27 KB
1 Mar 2004 Treasury Report T2004/314: Establishment of TrackCo
Released 28 September 2004.
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77.99 KB
20 Feb 2004 Treasury Report T2004/240: Revised TrackCo Governance Cabinet Paper
Released 28 September 2004.
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113.66 KB
9 Feb 2004 Treasury Report T2004/81: Variation to the Core Rail Lease
Released 28 September 2004.
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82.55 KB
5 Dec 2003 Treasury Report T2003/2071: Progress report: Rail Network Transfer and Establishment of TrackCo
Released 28 September 2004.
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99.99 KB
18 Sep 2003 Treasury Report T2003/1616: Choice of Entity to Manage Rail Network Infrastructure
Released 28 September 2004.
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118.11 KB
25 Jul 2003 Minister of Finance Letter to Tranz Rail (Wayne Walden, Chairman)
Released 28 September 2004.
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107.83 KB
17 Jul 2003 Tranz Rail (Wayne Walden, Chairman) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
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112.34 KB
7 Jul 2003 Treasury Report T2003/1147: Cabinet Paper - Tranz Rail Options
Released 28 September 2004.
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139.66 KB
1 Jul 2003 Treasury Email to the Minister of Finance's Office
Released 28 September 2004.
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62.55 KB
[Jul 2003] [Treasury] Note to Minister of Finance for Telephone Conversation with John Anderson re: Government's Relationship with Toll
Released 28 September 2004.
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31.14 KB
30 Jun 2003 Tranz Rail (Jeffrey Heisler, GGM Change Management and HR) Letter to Treasury
Released 28 September 2004.
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126.21 KB
30 Jun 2003 Treasury Briefing Note to Minister of Finance: Notes for Michael Cullen/Paul Little meeting
Released 28 September 2004.
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40.38 KB
27 Jun 2003 Treasury Briefing Note for Media: Key Points from Today's Briefing on Tranz Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
19 Jun 2003 Treasury Email to the Minister of Finance's Office
Released 28 September 2004.
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122.93 KB
9 Jun 2003 Cabinet Minute CAB Min (03) 19/15 - Additional Item: Tranz Rail: Recapitalisation and Infrastructure Purchase
Released 28 September 2004.
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235.32 KB
9 Jun 2003 Office of the Minister of Finance Memorandum for Cabinet: Tranz Rail - Recapitalisation and Infrastructure Purchase
Released 28 September 2004.
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135.69 KB
9 Jun 2003 Treasury Report T2003/903: Cabinet Paper - Tranz Rail - Recapitalisation and Infrastructure Purchase
Released 28 September 2004.
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44.82 KB
6 Jun 2003 Minister of Finance Letter to Tranz Rail (Wayne Walden, Chairman)
Released 28 September 2004.
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14.81 KB
6 Jun 2003 Treasury Letter to Tranz Rail (Michael Beard, Managing Director)
Released 28 September 2004.
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101.21 KB
5 Jun 2003 Treasury Report T2003/883: Tranz Rail Transactions - Heads of Agreement
Released 28 September 2004.
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112.13 KB
5 Jun 2003 Tranz Rail (Wayne Walden, Chairman) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
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109.92 KB
5 Jun 2003 Treasury Letter to Tranz Rail (Wayne Walden, Chairman)
Released 28 September 2004.
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24.73 KB
3 Jun 2003 Tranz Rail (Wayne Walden, Chairman) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
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192.72 KB
1 Jun 2003 Treasury Note to Minister of Finance: Tranz Rail Negotiation - Strategic Options
Released 28 September 2004.
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52.12 KB
30 May 2003 Treasury Report T2003/863: National Rail - Description of Heads of Agreement with Tranz Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
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104.54 KB
25 May 2003 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: National Rail - State of Play
Released 28 September 2004.
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28.53 KB
12 May 2003 Tranz Rail (Michael Beard, Managing Director) Letter to First NZ Capital (Tim Robinson): Re: Tranz Rail Restructuring
Released 28 September 2004.
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708.86 KB
9 May 2003 Treasury Report T2003/733: National Rail Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
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42.21 KB
7 May 2003 Tranz Rail (Michael Beard, Managing Director) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
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35.47 KB
6 May 2003 Treasury Note to Minister of Finance: Proposal for negotiation into Heads of Agreement
Released 28 September 2004.
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24.31 KB
5 May 2003 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: National Rail - Notes for Meeting with Minister
Released 28 September 2004.
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18.67 KB
May 2003 RailAmerica Letter to the Prime Minister
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
105.83 KB
15 Apr 2003 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: Potential Options for government to Deal with Major Corporate Distress
Released 28 September 2004.
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22.04 KB
11 Apr 2003 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: National Rail - Options as at 11 April, 2003
Released 28 September 2004.
11 Apr 2003 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: National Rail - Current Status and Next Steps
Released 28 September 2004.
28 Mar 2003 First NZ Capital Cover Letter to Toll
Released 28 September 2004.
27 Mar 2003 Treasury Note to First NZ Capital: Issues for Discussion
Released 28 September 2004.
21 Mar 2003 Treasury Report T2003/414: National Rail - Response to Michael Beard
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
36.13 KB
17 Mar 2003 Treasury Report T2003/375: National Rail - Up-Date Paper for Ministerial Meeting
Released 28 September 2004.
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40.76 KB
17 Mar 2003 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: National Rail - Overview and Update of Recent Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
64.65 KB
11 Mar 2003 Treasury Note to Minister of Finance: Tranz Rail: Issues to Discuss
Released 28 September 2004.
7 Mar 2003 Tranz Rail (Michael Beard, Managing Director) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
64.91 KB
18 Feb 2003 Treasury Report T2003/196: National Rail: Proposal by Mainfreight
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
88.13 KB
13 Feb 2003 Treasury Report T2003/163: National Rail - Third Parties and Process Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
66.13 KB
13 Feb 2003 Treasury Report T2003/163: National Rail - Third Parties and Process Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
62.65 KB
11 Feb 2003 Treasury Report T2003/152: National Rail - Service Performance Objectives (Updated Paper)
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
123.66 KB
13 Dec 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1756: National Rail - How to Progress the Options
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
202.59 KB
13 Dec 2002 Attached Paper - T2002/1756 - Treasury Report: National Rail - How to Progress the Options
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
144.63 KB
10 Dec 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1747: National Rail - Power to Act
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
35.49 KB
5 Dec 2002 First NZ Capital Memorandum to Treasury: Rail American and Toll Holdings
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
66.33 KB
22 Nov 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1602: Amendment to the Land Transport Management Bill
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
60.95 KB
19 Nov 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1577: National Rail - Progressing Discussions with Tranz Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
67.97 KB
11 Nov 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1513: National Rail: Response to Michael Beard, Tranz Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
58.22 KB
7 Nov 2002 Tranz Rail (Michael Beard, Managing Director) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
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46.12 KB
6 Nov 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1489: National Rail: Basis for Re-engaging with Tranz Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
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74.12 KB
14 Oct 2002 First NZ Capital Memo to Treasury: Consortium Process
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
313.69 KB
Oct 2002 First NZ Capital Draft Letter to Toll Holdings (Paul Little, Managing Director)
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
148.71 KB
19 Sep 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1241: National Rail - Potential Third Party Approach
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
87.37 KB
9 Sep 2002 Cabinet Minute CAB Min (02) 23/8 - National Rail Issues: Power to Act
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
106.05 KB
6 Sep 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1182: National Rail - Update
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
86.82 KB
2 Sep 2002 [Note to John Whitehead, Secretary of the Treasury]: Government Options under a Third Party Takeover
Released 28 September 2004.
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54.1 KB
[Sep 2002] [Treasury Note for Third Parties]: Crown Proposition
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
76.48 KB
28 Aug 2002 Treasury Note to Minister of Finance: Talking Points - Meeting with Minister of Finance on Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
32.15 KB
22 Aug 2002 Treasury Advice to the Minister of Finance's Office: National Rail - Alternatives Under Option 6
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
28.68 KB
20 Aug 2002 First NZ Capital Memo to Treasury: Takeover Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
20 Aug 2002 First NZ Capital Memo to Treasury: Takeover Process and Timetable
Released 28 September 2004.
20 Aug 2002 Treasury Report T2002/1089: National Rail Options Paper - Post Election Update
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
47.59 KB
13 Aug 2002 First NZ Capital Memo to Treasury: Acquisition Price Update
Released 28 September 2004.
26 Jul 2002 First NZ Capital Memo to Treasury: Acquisition Price Update
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
134.93 KB
30 May 2002 [LEK Consulting Presentation to the Treasury]: Overview of Rail Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
30 May 2002 [LEK Consulting Presentation to the Treasury]: Overview of Rail Issues
Released 28 September 2004.
29 May 2002 First NZ Capital Advice to Treasury: Acquisition Process and Timetable
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
617.47 KB
14 May 2002 First NZ Capital Advice to Treasury: Overview of Transaction Options
Released 28 September 2004.
24 Apr 2002 Tranz Rail (Michael Beard, Managing Director) Letter to the Minister of Finance
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
243.97 KB
16 Apr 2002 Minister of Finance Letter to Tranz Rail
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
15.54 KB
11 Mar 2002 Tranz Rail (William Peet, Group GM Strategy and Development) Letter to the Minister of Finance's Office
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
173.34 KB
28 Feb 2002 LEG Committee Minute LEG Min (02) 3/1 - Land Transport Funding and Policy decisions
Released 28 September 2004.
pdf
14.76 KB
 
Last updated: 
Thursday, 21 February 2008