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Saville's Utilico sells more Infratil shares

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:44:52 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 27 (BusinessDesk) - Utilico Investments has continued to sell shares in infrastructure investment firm Infratil, and now owns just 2.5 percent of the company. More >>

TomTom Prepares Drivers for the Unexpected

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:13:37 +1200 | TomTom

Knowing what lies on the road ahead – when you can’t see beyond the next corner – can be a serious problem for drivers. That’s why TomTom ( TOM2 ) is has announced an innovative solution to the issue. TomTom Jam Ahead Warningsi are now available ...More >>

Air New Zealand trials world-leading robotic technology

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:55:54 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is working with Christchurch-based robotics company Invert Robotics to trial wall climbing, camera mounted robots to carry out remote inspections on its aircraft.More >>

Govt Outed Allowing Kiwirail to Die a Lingering Death

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:55:24 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The government’s real intentions for KiwiRail can be seen in the Budget 2016 which dooms much of the national rail network to closure, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Strong attendance at workshops to reduce truck rollovers

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:43:34 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is teaming up with the Road Transport Forum to reduce the number of heavy vehicle roll-overs in Northland. More >>

Crane set to place final beams on the Waikanae River Bridge

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:07:02 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The final two spans of beams are being lifted and placed on the Waikanae River Bridge over the next two weeks as part of the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Expressway. More >>

Motorists urged to carry chains State Highway 73

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:57:21 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists urged to carry chains State Highway 73, Otira/ Arthurs Pass, this weekend – snow forecast Canterbury More >>

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin - 29 May – 4 June 2016

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:23:37 +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, 3 June ...More >>

Children ride for free before Cable Car upgrade

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:59:16 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s famous Cable Car is getting an upgrade and will be closed from 7 June until the end of July. To ‘farewell’ the service, children will get to ride for free with a fare-paying adult on Queen’s Birthday Weekend (4-6 June).More >>

An innovative way to deal with traffic flows

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:31:04 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport will conduct a live trial of an innovative Dynamic Lane Control system on Whangaparaoa Road. More >>

Aviation growth changes air traffic management prices

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:38:42 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has today confirmed new prices for its air traffic management services to airlines, light aircraft and general aviation operators. More >>

Malaysia Airlines shows continued progress over Q1 2016

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:14:46 +1200 | Malaysia Airlines

• 2nd quarter is expected to be weaker and the Group expects to record a loss for the year 2016, but ahead of plan to be sustainably profitable by 2018 More >>

Strong attendance at Northland rollover prevention seminars

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:07:29 +1200 | Road Transport Forum

Over 180 truck drivers, transport operators and forest owners have attended two Rollover Prevention Safer Journeys seminars in Whangarei over the last two days. More >>

Spark Bikes Receive Boost From SIFT

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:57:11 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Friday 27th May 2016: Christchurch’s inaugural public bike sharing scheme has received key backing for future development from the Sustainable Initiatives Fund (SIFT).More >>

Budget 2016 boost for regional economies

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:46:42 +1200 | LGNZ

LGNZ President, Lawrence Yule, acknowledged a much needed boost for communities in four key areas LGNZ has been advocating for: stronger regional economies, infrastructure, community and social housing, and biodiversity.More >>

Social Infrastucture winner from 2016 budget

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:15:13 +1200 | NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“Social infrastructure is the clear winner from Budget 2016, with significant allocations made in housing, corrections and education, indicating that 2017 will be the year for investment in transport, particularly in Auckland,” said New Zealand Council ...More >>

MYOB gives tick for Budget’s impact on SMEs

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:54:16 +1200 | MYOB

Leading accounting software provider MYOB says the National Government’s eighth Budget will have a positive impact on New Zealand small and medium sized businesses – but there is more work to be done to reduce the tax burden on SMEs.More >>

Kiwirail or Kiwifail?

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:39:04 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

“Another Budget another huge cheque from the taxpayer for KiwiRail”, says Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams reacting to today’s $190.2 million capital injection into KiwiRail announced in Budget 2016.More >>

Low-risk travellers streamlined at the border

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:38:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 establishes a two-year trial to streamline border processing for low-risk travellers and traders, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner say.More >>

$357.9m invested in key transport projects

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:13:03 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is demonstrating its commitment to New Zealand’s economic growth and mobility by investing $357.9 million in key transport projects, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.More >>

 

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