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Boosting game watching and tourism

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 20:54:20 +1200 | eTN Rush

Lake Mburo National Park, located near the municipality of Mbarara, Southwestern Uganda’s largest town and Uganda’s second largest town, has just received a major boost to its game watching reputation.More >>

The new Fiat 500 is revealed

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 20:28:13 +1200 | Ateco Automotive NZ Ltd

• With 1.5 million built, the torch is passed to the third generation Fiat 500. More >>

Graeme Hawkins to step down from Ports of Auckland Board

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:50:04 +1200 | Ports of Auckland

Deputy Chair Rodger Fisher will take over as Acting Chair from 1 August 2015 Chairman Graeme Hawkins has announced he will step down from the Ports of Auckland Board at the end of July. Mr Hawkins has been a Board member since September 2009 and Chair ...More >>

Skypath Success a Fantastic Step Forward

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:31:16 +1200 | Akina

The SkyPath walking and cycling extension to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is a step closer with announcement of their successful resource consent today. More >>

SCIRT traffic update, week starting Monday 6 July 2015

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:23:07 +1200 | SCRIT

School’s out! While there may be less traffic during school holidays, there will be more children out and about in the city, especially at KidsFest events. Stay alert - keep an eye out for children when driving. New work – Riccarton Straven Rd, Kilmarnock ...More >>

Hino highlights truck driver shortage

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:19:31 +1200 | Hino Distributor NZ Ltd

Hino Distributors (NZ) Ltd’s nationwide driver’s licence competition has placed Caroline Haack one step closer to driving her partner’s new 700 series 8x4. Caroline entered the competition at Hino’s National Fieldays’ site in June, winning her ...More >>

Allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:16:47 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

3 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Waikato & Bay of Plenty Allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect delays when travelling on state highways in the Bay of Plenty over the ...More >>

Minimise your stress levels and take the train to the game

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:25:56 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Hurricanes fans: Minimise your stress levels and take the train to the game tomorrow night! More >>

ITC catering for Vocational Pathways in schools

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:54:42 +1200 | International Travel College

ITC catering for Vocational Pathways in schools The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is catering for Vocational Pathways in secondary schools with its suite of interactive short courses. Vocational Pathways, part of the Youth Guarantee ...More >>

SkyPath’s Resource Consent decision

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:30:36 +1200 | SkyPath

AHB Pathway Trustee and Project Director Bevan Woodward says “The hearing process was very thorough and the report issued today by the four independent Commissioners shows that they carefully considered all the submissions. More >>

SkyPath a very risky proposition for stretched ratepayers

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:35:11 +1200 | Cameron Brewer

News that the $33.5m SkyPath for the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been granted resource consent should make already-stretched ratepayers very wary, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. “I’m all for the private sector funding new capital ...More >>

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 11:50:06 +1200 | NZTA

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, 10 July. ...More >>

Further boost for New Zealand Cycle Trail

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:40:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing nearly $400,000 in six new projects to enhance and maintain the quality of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key announced today. More >>

New Network for Hibiscus Coast

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:29:20 +1200 | Auckland Transport

All feedback has now been analysed, decisions made, and plans have been put in place for the New Network for the Hibiscus Coast. More >>

Skypath approval “a game changer”

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:24:54 +1200 | Auckland Council

03 July 2015 Skypath approval “a game changer” Mayor Len Brown calls the granting of resource consent for SkyPath – a cycling and walking path adjacent to the citybound clip-on lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge – “a real game changer for Auckland.” ...More >>

Generation Zero Elated Skypath Granted Resource Consent

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:38:07 +1200 | Generation Zero

Generation Zero is delighted and relieved that the ‘Skypath’ walking and cycling addition to the Harbour Bridge has been granted resource consent. More >>

Fuming at the Petrol Pump

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:30:08 +1200 | Canstar Blue

Kiwis quality of life impacted by the cost of fuel Auckland, Friday 3 July- A new survey by consumer research company, Canstar Blue has lifted the petrol cap on Kiwis’ service station habits showing that 43% of New Zealanders’ quality of life is impacted ...More >>

FAI Confirms Borschberg’s Solo Flight Is the Longest Ever

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:06:48 +1200 | FAI

FAI Confirms that Borschberg’s Solo Flight Is the Longest Ever Achieved Lausanne, Switzerland, 2 July 2015 – FAI confirms that at 22:48 UTC Swiss Pilot André Borschberg superseded Steve Fossett’s 2005 duration performance by flying solo for more than ...More >>

South Port says annual profit beats guidance on cargo flows

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:29:20 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 2 (BusinessDesk) - South Port New Zealand said annual profit beat the top end of its guidance by about 7.1 percent after the Bluff port operator reported stronger cargo flows in the final quarter of the financial year.More >>

Stop on red – it’s not worth the risk

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:15:50 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Red-light runners in the capital are the target of Wellington City Council’s Stop on Red intersection safety campaign. Over the next few months, the campaign will remind drivers who run red lights that the risks to themselves and others are not ...More >>

 

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