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Further consultation on Portobello Road Changes

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:18:08 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 November 2014) – The Dunedin City Council will work further with key parties to finalise a design for the southernmost section of Portobello Road.More >>

Speed restrictions and possible delays on SH36 in December

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:29:20 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect short delays when travelling on State Highway 36 (SH36) between Tauranga and Rotorua in December. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Emeritus Professor Chris Kissling

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:15:52 +1300 | ElderNet

Dr Kissling was the Foundation Professor of Transport Studies, at Lincoln University and appointed an Emeritus Professor in 2010. More >>

Two changes for the SH16 Patiki Road exit

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:23:32 +1300 | Causeway Alliance

There are a couple of changes ahead for the SH16 Patiki Road citybound exit; • The Patiki Road exit will be closed this weekend from 8pm Friday to 5am Monday so the off-ramp can be realigned. Detour routes for during the closure are attached ...More >>

Farmers' fitness levels being impacted by technology

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:37:13 +1300 | Dairy NZ

Greater automation and technology has slowed dairy farmers down and impacted their fitness levels, says former Hauraki Plains farmer Ian Handcock. More >>

Paekākāriki Hill Road is still closed [28/11/14]

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:14:34 +1300 | Kapiti Coast District Council

Council has been advised that the Paekākāriki Hill Road is still closed as police investigate a fatality overnight. A vehicle has left the road 100 metres from the summit on the Kāpiti side.More >>

Overnight Motorway Closures 30 Nov - 6 Dec 2014

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:05:47 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 5 December. ...More >>

Anti-speeding campaign based on phony science

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:40:43 +1300 | Dog And Lemon guide

Ticketing ordinary motorists will have no effect on the groups who cause most road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

AA strengthens tourism front row

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:04:03 +1300 | Automobile Association

The AA has boosted its tourism credentials with the appointment of an industry leader to a new role at the organisation’s top table. Current Tourism Industry Association chairman Grant Lilly has accepted a role as General Manager Travel and Tourism, a ...More >>

Jetstar helps to improve the view on Bay of Plenty coastline

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:01:26 +1300 | Jetstar

Jetstar today launched a new environmental initiative to use carbon offsets from the Ngati Awa Heritage Estate in the Bay of Plenty for its domestic operations in New Zealand.More >>

Air New Zealand named Deloitte / AJ Park Company of the Year

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:21:01 +1300 | AJ Park

Air New Zealand was named the Deloitte / AJ Park Company of the Year at last night's Deloitte Top 200 awards ceremony in Auckland. The Company of the Year award recognises Air New Zealand's best overall organisational performance from the previous year ...More >>

International event in NZ to help Wellington Free Ambulance

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:16:26 +1300 | Wellington Free Ambulance

Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, is happening in New Zealand for the first time this year on December 2 and Wellington Free Ambulance is hoping to raise much needed public donations from the event.More >>

Submission: Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:41:51 +1300 | Office of the Privacy Commissioner

My three key areas of concern relate to: • The duration of visual surveillance warrants; • The controls around warrantless surveillance powers; • Clarifying the continuation of controls around access to Passenger Name Record (PNR) data under ...More >>

Blewett and McNee Tied for Championship Lead

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:39:09 +1300 | Veritas Communications Ltd

Bravery and precision are the order of the day for the drivers in New Zealand’s leading one-make sports coupe series as they prepare to race on the fast straights and bumpy corners of the Pukekohe circuit in south Auckland.More >>

Decisions on transport referendum, development contributions

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:35:44 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today made a number of decisions related to the development of its 10-year budget, known as the Long-term Plan 2015-25. Key decisions included:More >>

Final sign-off for Main Road Master Plan

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:33:45 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today gave the final sign-off on the Council-led master plan for the recovery and rebuild of Main Road. More >>

New app takes hassle out of booking and paying for a taxi

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:03:21 +1300 | Smartpay NZ Ltd

Blue Bubble Taxis are now offering passengers an order-and-pay on-line service through a new app developed by Smartpay, New Zealand’s largest eftpos supplier. More >>

New agency to fast track urban development

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:50:12 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today agreed to support the establishment of an urban development agency to improve the city’s ability to address some of its pressing urban development needs.More >>

Sunair to commence direct flights from Auckland to Whitianga

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:38:33 +1300 | Destination Coromandel

The announcement of a twice daily air service out of Ardmore Airport direct to Whitianga and daily flights connecting Whitianga with Great Barrier Island and Tauranga is welcome news to The Coromandel tourism industry.More >>

PQ 4. Air Service Links—China

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:26:17 +1300 | Office of the Clerk

4. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR (National) to the Minister of Transport : What progress has been made on increasing air services links between New Zealand and China? More >>

 

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