Latest Transport Headlines

Ford Appoints Jim Hackett as CEO to Strengthen Operations

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:06:10 +1200 | Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company today named Jim Hackett as its new president and CEO and announced key global leadership changes designed to further strengthen its core automotive business and accelerate a strategic shift to capitalize on emerging opportunities.More >>

Transport plan delays must be worth the wait, says Chamber

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:13:21 +1200 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The latest delay in the publication of scenarios to solve Wellington’s transport problems is acceptable if it leads to a lasting solution, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford.More >>

SH63 Wye River bridge crash and repair, access strategy

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:28:10 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 22 May 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION State Highway 63 Wye River bridge crash and repair, access strategy More >>

State Highway 63 Wye River bridge crash and repair

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:42:35 +1200 | NZTA

Following the Sunday truck crash on the Wye River bridge in the Wairau Valley, NZ Transport Agency engineers met today to inspect the damage and decide upon the repair strategy.More >>

Project Glow Wear comes to Auckland

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:05:47 +1200 | Auckland Transport

The race is on as creatives across the country have only seven weeks left to get their designs to Wellington to be judged in the second annual Project Glow Wear, the reflective design competition all about illuminating people on bike and foot.More >>

Hertz welcomes its first Plug-in Hybrid vehicle in Auckland

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:15:20 +1200 | Hertz

22 May 2017 - Starting this May, environmentally-conscious drivers can rent the popular Outlander PHEV hybrid SUV from Hertz in Auckland, which features an improved, built-in, fast charge option.More >>

Consortium to lead design of the ‘airport of the future’

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:26:55 +1200 | Auckland Airport

The creation of a combined domestic and international terminal at Auckland Airport – a key milestone in the construction of its airport of the future – moved an important step closer today with the announcement of a specialist consortium to lead ...More >>

“A challenge we can all meet” - eco solutions at Ara

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:14:12 +1200 | Ara Institute

Headlines about climate change are hard to ignore and the scale of the news can leave us feeling overwhelmed. But Ara Institute of Canterbury students say that small scale solutions, which can be incorporated into everyday life with the minimum of effort, ...More >>

Preparation saves lives

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:34:12 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

‘Prep, check, know’ to save your life if you’re heading out on the world’s biggest ocean, say experts attending the Pacific Search and Rescue (SAR) conference in Auckland (22-26 May).More >>

Books ‘Cooked’ on Electric Trains Despite Denial

Sat, 20 May 2017 12:21:56 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes KiwiRail “cooked the books” to get rid of electric trains on part of the North Island main trunk line. “They manipulated information for presentation to Ministers to favour Chinese diesel trains, but claim they did ...More >>

NCTIR Weekly Update

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:44:35 +1200 | North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery

This weekly bulletin provides the latest information about the rebuild of road and rail networks damaged by the Hurunui/Kaikoura earthquake in November 2016. The bulletin is produced by the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) – ...More >>

One dead in Waikato crash

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:28:39 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Waerenga Road, near Te Kauwhata in Waikato. More >>

Eastside schools join Transport Minister to open new cycleway

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:52:24 +1200 | Rotorua Lakes Council

Students from Rotorua’s Owhata Primary and Mokoia Intermediate helped Transport Minister Simon Bridges officially open the new cycleway outside their schools today.More >>

Collaborative approach to road maintenance confirmed

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:40:59 +1200 | Tasman District Council

Downer New Zealand Ltd will take responsibility for the full suite of road maintenance work needed on local roads throughout most of the region under new multi-million dollar roading contracts awarded by the Tasman District and Nelson City councils.More >>

Inland road Wandle River Bailey bridge change

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:38:08 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 19 May 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION Kaikoura State Highway 1 update, inland road Wandle River Bailey bridge change More >>

Pedestrian and cyclist safety to be improved on Te Moana Rd

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:22:23 +1200 | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Council is upgrading Te Moana Road and Park Avenue intersection to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety and accessibility. More >>

More progress for Rotorua’s cycleway network

Fri, 19 May 2017 14:48:48 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today marked the completion and start of two important cycleway links for Rotorua’s growing urban walking and cycling network. More >>

Drivers take care on South Island roads over next two days

Fri, 19 May 2017 14:21:55 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to take extra care on South Island roads over the next two days with wintry weather forecast. More >>

Invercargill air travel is not servicing local demand

Fri, 19 May 2017 14:19:08 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie and Venture Southland General Manager Stephen Canny welcome today’s results of their preliminary air travel survey and hope it will drive improvements in local air travel services.More >>

Council agrees support to Annual Plan funding proposals

Fri, 19 May 2017 12:54:29 +1200 | Raupehu District Council

Council agrees support to Annual Plan funding proposals Ruapehu District Council have voted in favour of supporting the proposals for funding economic development, Visit Ruapehu, township revitalisation and tourism infrastructure put forward for ...More >>