The new $69m Puhinui Station Interchange is set to open in Papatoetoe next month, Stuff reports, and according to Auckland Transport (AT) it will provide a vital link between the airport and the rest of the city. The airport is the international gateway to the country as well a major regional employment hub and freight destination. With increased growth planned in the area, the Puhinui Station Interchange is seen by AT as an important way to improve public transport in the area.