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Jon Adams appointed to head Toll New Zealand

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:07:27 +1300 | Toll New Zealand

Toll Group today announced the appointment of experienced logistics executive Jon Adams to lead Toll New Zealand as Executive General Manager. More >>

Truck driver employees see similar issues as contractors

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:05:59 +1300 | First Union

In response to stories on long haul truck drivers sleeping at depots, not being able to eat or drink anything (because they don’t have time to go to the bathroom) and having to pee in bottles due to the pressure to meet ever-more tightening deadlines, ...More >>

Green light for red light safety cameras

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:57:05 +1300 | Auckland Transport

The chances of being caught running a red light double from today as all of Auckland’s 12 red light safety cameras are enforcing following a new agreement between Auckland Transport and New Zealand Police.More >>

Update: Serious crash, SH2 - road clear

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:27:13 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The road is now clear after an earlier crash on State Highway 2 between Wellington and Petone. More >>

Serious crash, SH2 between Wellington and Petone

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:13:05 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are attending a serious crash where a van has rolled on State Highway 2 between Wellington and Petone. More >>

TAIC publishes final report fatal accident in 2017

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:55:22 +1300 | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has published its report on the February 2017 accident in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, on board the passenger cruise ship Emerald Princess, in which a nitrogen cylinder burst, causing one fatality.More >>

Council urges resolution to disappointing bus outcome

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:24:32 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Sustainable Transport Committee Chair Barbara Donaldson says today’s announcement of further industrial action on NZ Bus operated routes is a very disappointing outcome for Wellington bus customers.More >>

Air Traffic Controllers Reach Out to Unpaid Colleagues

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:54:32 +1300 | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

As the US government shutdown nears the end of its third week, New Zealand’s Air Traffic Controllers were among the wider membership of the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) who reached out with messages of support to American colleagues ...More >>

Climb a Giant Crane this Anniversary Weekend

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:33:11 +1300 | Ports of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE: 16 January 2019 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SeePort Crane Tours for Diabetes New Zealand More >>

UPDATE: Serious crash, SH 5 Rotorua

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:11:41 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The collision between a car and a truck happened just before 2pm near Oturoa Road. More >>

150m Superyacht unloaded in Auckland

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:31:56 +1300 | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ’s managing director, Duthie Lidgard, was on hand for the 150m superyacht unloading from the yacht transport vessel at Auckland's North Wharf. More >>

Wellington Drivers vote for industrial action

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:22:23 +1300 | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington bus drivers voted for industrial action including a fare strike - driving buses while refusing to take fares - from the 28th of January if their employer NZ Bus continues to force part-time shifts on them.More >>

16 January 2019 KiwiRail journeys feature in 12-hour TV ep

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:57:51 +1300 | KiwiRail

An epic 12-hour television show featuring all of KiwiRail's Great Journeys of New Zealand reflects increasing demand for unhurried travel where the journey itself is part of the experience, says KiwiRail's Head of Tourism and Marketing Ahleen Rayner.More >>

Check before you travel during strike action

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:27:49 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is urging Metlink customers to check the Metlink website and commuter app and make alternative travel arrangements on Wednesday 16 January after an unexpected strike action at operator NZ Bus was called by the Tramways ...More >>

Cyclist dies after Ohope crash

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:41:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A cyclist has died after a crash on West End Road in Ohope on Saturday 12 January. More >>

Take the bus up the mountain thanks to NPDC and DOC

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:47:06 +1300 | New Plymouth District Council

A new shuttle bus service is set to ease parking congestion at the North Egmont Visitors Centre, thanks to a collaboration between NPDC, the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the Volcano View Café.More >>

New Ratings Website aims to help Car Buyers

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:31:03 +1300 | BuyerScore

New Consumer Ratings Website aims to help Car Buyers Avoid Dodgy Dealers as Complaints Rise More >>

Hawke’s Bay Airport’s new arrivals hall open for business

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:09:13 +1300 | Hawk's Bay Airport

The new arrivals hall at the Hawke’s Bay Airport has been well received by passengers as it opened today (Tuesday January 15). More >>

Rhenus Asia-Pacific Strengthens Customer-focused Strategy

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:28:01 +1300 | Rhenus Logistics

Rhenus Logistics Asia-Pacific embarks on customer-focused approach to build upon touch points globally, including its 15 countries and regions in Asia Pacific. As it aims to double up Intra-Asia volumes and revenues by end of 2020, strengthening ...More >>

Statement: three die in Christchurch after fleeing Police

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:28:04 +1300 | New Zealand Police

First of all I would like to say the death of these three young people is an absolute tragedy. More >>


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