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Overnight Motorway Closures

Fri, 29 May 2015 14:07:34 +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 toFriday, 5 June. ...More >>

Sealegs FY loss widens on restructuring costs, impairments

Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:30 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) - Sealegs Corp, the amphibious vehicle maker whose founder had to step in fill the vacant chief executive position last November, reported a wider annual loss in the latest financial year as an overhaul of the business resulted ...More >>

Call in Some Experts to Save Kiwirail

Fri, 29 May 2015 11:30:29 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The government must urgently appoint some shipping and transport business talent to KiwiRail to avoid the further waste of hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money on a failing rail and ferry network, says New Zealand First Leader and Member ...More >>

Suzuki Tops Satisfaction Rating

Fri, 29 May 2015 11:05:46 +1200 | Suzuki

Owners of Suzuki cars are the most satisfied motorists in New Zealand for the second successive year, according to a nationwide survey by Canstar Blue New Zealand. More >>

New West Coast state highway maintenance contract

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:26:06 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

New West Coast state highway maintenance contract being negotiated The NZ Transport Agency is currently negotiating a new maintenance contract for the West Coast’s state highway network with a partnership led by Fulton Hogan.More >>

Major safety improvement programme rolls out on SH2

Fri, 29 May 2015 09:22:31 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

Major safety improvement programme rolls out on SH2 between Tauranga and Waihi The NZ Transport Agency says they are focused on reducing delays to motorists travelling on State Highway 2 (SH2) between Tauranga and Waihi while contractors work on a $5million ...More >>

Closer ties with Greece through new agreement

Fri, 29 May 2015 09:07:29 +1200 | New Zealand Government

An agreement signed by Transport Minister Simon Bridges at an international conference paves the way for easier and more affordable travel between New Zealand and Greece. More >>

Take care on roads this long weekend

Thu, 28 May 2015 15:46:58 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is reminding all road users to take extra care travelling over Queen’s Birthday weekend. “This week we’ve had our first blast of wintry weather — a timely reminder to drive to the conditions,” Mr Foss ...More >>

Cows on the move for Gypsy Day, drive with care

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:59:21 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists to drive with care in the Waikato this weekend with cows likely to be on some roads in the lead up to Gypsy Day on June 1.More >>

Public feedback invited on new bus network

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:13:21 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Transformation of Auckland’s public transport network is underway, and from 2 June to 13 July feedback is open on proposed changes for the North Shore. More >>

NZ Transport Agency wins award for health and safety app

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:09:59 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency wins award for health and safety app The NZ Transport Agency is proud to have been recognised for its work in developing a mobile app to help with the reporting of health and safety incidents.More >>

Oi Auckland Transport: fare’s fair

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:15:35 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Auckland Transport should go back to the drawing board on its proposal to charge commuters for its park-and-rides, Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford says. “When we need to be getting people out of their cars and onto public transport, ...More >>

Graffiti attacks on trains are dangerous

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:07:43 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is warning that someone will be seriously injured or killed if foolish young people continue to graffiti trains. The warning comes after an incident yesterday. CCTV footage shows a group of youths wearing balaclavas spraying paint ...More >>

Reduced ACC car levy rates just a click away

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:05:00 +1200 | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss say car owners can now visit the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) RightCar website to see the reduced ACC levy they’ll pay from 1 July, when ACC introduces risk rating.More >>

AA urges drivers to do the safety basics this weekend

Thu, 28 May 2015 12:03:47 +1200 | Automobile Association

AA urges drivers to do the safety basics this weekend Don’t let your brain go on holiday when you are driving this long weekend, says the Automobile Association. “If every driver does common-sense things like driving to the conditions, not speeding, ...More >>

ERoad posts annual loss as sales miss prospectus forecast

Thu, 28 May 2015 11:53:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - ERoad, the electronic road user charges and transport services company, posted a full-year loss in its maiden annual report as a public company, while sales missed its prospectus forecast. The shares fell.More >>

Driving care needed on Queen’s Birthday weekend

Thu, 28 May 2015 11:24:02 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says there are several factors which combined mean Auckland and Northland drivers should take extra care on the roads this Queen’s Birthday weekend.More >>

Bay making the most of the strong NZ dollar

Thu, 28 May 2015 11:08:04 +1200 | Flight Centre

• NZ dollar has gone from strength to strength and people in the Bay are making the most of competitive exchange rates More >>

Emirates to Launch Fourth Italian Gateway

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:34:01 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Auckland, 28th May 2015 – Emirates has today announced plans to start a daily service to Bologna, Italy, from 3rd November 2015. More >>

Economy drives high road toll, but technology can lower it

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:40:32 +1200 | Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealand’s sharp increase in annual road deaths is mostly the result of a booming economy, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

 

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