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New Metlink website launching on 10 October

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 15:58:50 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public transport journeys around greater Wellington are set to get even easier with the launch of Metlink’s new website on Saturday 10 October . More >>

State highway 75 Akaroa to Christchurch opens after fires

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 15:22:42 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency contractors have completed clearing trees and debris littering State highway 75 between Hill Top and Barry’s Bay after yesterday’s high winds and fires.More >>

Aviation New Zealand

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 15:14:19 +1300 | Aviation New Zealand

Aviation NZ is delighted to announce its Inaugural Women Leaders in Aviation Summit, to take place 20-21 October 2015 in Wellington. This initiative is the first major event in our Tomorrow’s Leaders in Aviation series – where we bring together ...More >>

New road safety billboards for West Coast

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:34:36 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says the West Coast will soon get 12 new road safety billboards, in time for the influx of tourists expected this summer. More >>

Thoughtless Carriage Giveaway Robs Rail Development

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:17:55 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Auckland Transport has sold refurbished passenger train carriages valued at $190 million to Mozambique for a pittance of around $5 million, says New Zealand First. More >>

Search for Supreme Barista Begins

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:02:01 +1300 | Wild Bean Cafe

Baristas from around the country are perfecting their flat whites and crafting their finest cappuccinos in preparation for the annual Retail Excellence Awards (REX) competition. More >>

Multiple vehicle crash. - Central Park Rd, Henderson

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:55:34 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and other emergency services are attending to a crash involving 2 cars, a bus, and a truck. More >>

Improved train services for Johnsonville

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:41:29 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

More reliable services, more choice of travel times and more seats are in store for Johnsonville Line commuters. More >>

Bike racks, additional routes and services for Feilding

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 10:54:04 +1300 | Horizons Regional Council

Uzabus have been successful in their bid to provide Horizons regional Council’s Feilding to Palmerston North bus service, complete with a series of service improvements from January 2016. More >>

Emirates brings fans closer to Rugby World Cup 2015

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 10:32:52 +1300 | Emirates Airlines

8 OCT, 2015: Emirates, Official Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015, has been bringing passionate fans closer to the game globally and in the host country, England. More >>

Air NZ forecasts 85% jump in first-half pretax earnings

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:24:53 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 7 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the country’s national carrier, said increased passenger demand will drive an 85 percent jump in first-half earnings before tax to $400 million.More >>

Multiple (4-5) car crash- Waitemata

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:14:08 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and other emergency services are on their way to a multiple vehicle crash in the southbound lane of the Northern Motorway next to the Smales Farm bus depot that happened at 5 pm. There are 4 or 5 cars involved and at the moment all lanes ...More >>

Driving conditions dire- SH1 Dunsandel - Canterbury

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:31:18 +1300 | New Zealand Police

As a result of high winds creating dust storms, visibility on SH1 around Dunsandel/Rakaia is almost zero. More >>

Fatal crash - Rata St, New Lynn - Waitemata

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 13:43:30 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and other emergency services are at a car v car crash at the intersection of Rata and Rimu Streets in New Lynn. One of the drivers has died. More >>

Jetstar flights will boost Cook Islands' Economy

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 13:41:31 +1300 | Jetstar

Jetstar’s announcement today that it will fly direct from Auckland to Rarotonga from 22 March 2016 will be a significant boost for the Cook Islands’ economy - generating millions of dollars of on-island revenue.More >>

Innovative air traffic control training package unveiled

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 12:45:39 +1300 | Airways New Zealand

Students who successfully complete air traffic control training at Airways New Zealand’s training hub in Puerto Rico, and who pass the FerroNATS selection process, will have the opportunity to enter the job pool of one of Europe’s premier air traffic services ...More >>

May continues to bank solid points

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 10:31:14 +1300 | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 7, 2015: New Zealand's Callan May continues to score solid points as his 2015 Grand National Cross-country Championship campaign in the United States draws closer to the end.More >>

NZ Bus uses Twitter suggestions to create two new bugbears

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 10:28:36 +1300 | NZ Bus

With people taking more trips on public transport in Auckland and Wellington than ever before, NZ Bus has unveiled two new bus ‘bugbear’ characters, as part of its ‘Bus Better’ campaign.More >>

Gordon Campbell on Govt’s favourite crony Serco, and the TPP

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 10:24:52 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell on Serco’s emerging role as the government’s favourite corporate crony, and the TPP fallout More >>

Campbell secures championship runner-up spot

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 09:30:31 +1300 | Campbell Rally Sport

Campbell secures championship runner-up spot Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has endured a tough weekend at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand to wrap up second place in the championship. Campbell headed to the Trusthouse Racetech ...More >>


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