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Slip expected to keep Manawatu Gorge closed for three weeks

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:56:14 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Manawatu Gorge is likely to remain closed for three weeks because of slips on the road. More >>

Local football team to show their colours

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:57:22 +1200 | SOUL

Football Club, Onehunga-Mangere United, intend to make a statement at their match today by wearing shirts showing their support for the campaign to stop the contentious SHA62 development at Ihumātao. The development would see 480 high-cost houses built ...More >>

Manawatu Gorge closed due to slip

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:48:11 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Manawatu Gorge is closed due to a slip that is blocking both lanes. More >>

Last push to raise funds for tunnel property purchase

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:57 +1200 | Dunedin Tunnel Trails Trust

The Dunedin Tunnels Trail Trust is calling on the community to help it raise the last funds needed to purchase the property providing access to the disused Chain Hills rail tunnel that connects Abbotsford to Wingatui. The deadline for confirming ...More >>

UPDATE – Serious crash SH36, Bay of Plenty

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:21:47 +1200 | New Zealand Police

SH36 (Tauranga Direct Road), between Pyes Pa Road and Te Matai Road is expected to be closed for some time following a serious crash this afternoon. More >>

PM's Press Conference: Rearranging The Cabinet Chairs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:10:43 +1200 | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister today announced a new cabinet, replacing departing Education Minister Hekia Parata and Foreign Minister Murray McCully, as well as some other changes. The new ministers will be sworn in next Tuesday. The first meeting will be on May ...More >>

Three companies approved for linewide CRL systems tender

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:48:58 +1200 | Auckland Transport

24 April 2017 Three companies approved for linewide CRL systems tender Three companies have been shortlisted to tender for linewide systems integration, testing and commissioning for the City Rail Link. There were eight international expressions of interest for ...More >>

Media statement from GForce Paragliding

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:54:27 +1200 | GForce Paragliding

Media statement from GForce Paragliding April 23 2017 A parapenter who died following an incident in central Queenstown yesterday morning was a qualified, experienced tandem pilot.More >>

Emirates Recruiting Pilots in New Zealand

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:44:16 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates Recruiting Pilots in New Zealand • Emirates is searching for experienced and technically proficient commercial pilots • Pilot Roadshows to be held in Auckland 28 April and Christchurch 30 April Emirates, recognised this month as the Best Airline ...More >>

Kaikoura’s State Highway 1 south – closure to continue

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:33:59 +1200 | NZTA

Update Kaikoura’s State Highway 1 south – closure to continue into May NZ Transport Agency crews are continuing to work on the new slip 3 km south of Peketa, near Kaikoura, over this weekend and into the next fortnight. Despite making good progress since ...More >>

Kaikoura’s SH1 south – closure to continue into May

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:32:13 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency crews are continuing to work on the new slip 3 km south of Peketa, near Kaikoura, over this weekend and into the next fortnight. More >>

UPDATE Two fatalities following SH 1 crash, north of Tokoroa

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:21:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Two motorcyclists have died following a collision with a tanker at approximately 2:40pm this afternoon, Friday 21 April, 2017. More >>

Incident over - motorway reopened in Auckland

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:20:35 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The woman who was the subject of a Police callout on Grafton Road over the past hour has just been detained by Police. More >>

Look out for roadworks over this weekend and next week

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:55:45 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Bay of Plenty and Waikato contractors will be working throughout this weekend clearing slips and completing vital project work after the recent severe weather events.More >>

Police warn car owners: Subaru stolen more often than Mazda

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:34:25 +1200 | New Zealand Police

It may be the most stolen car in Canterbury, but it’s not the most stolen vehicle type in the country. The country’s car thieves in the last four months, have chosen Subaru to steal and it’s a close call between the Subaru Legacy and the Impreza ...More >>

Incident in Central Auckland

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:10:58 +1200 | New Zealand Police

There are concerns for the welfare of a young woman on the Grafton Road Bridge (please note this is not the Grafton Bridge, it is a bridge on Grafton Road that is near to the intersection of Carlton Gore Road).More >>

Invest South takes stake in Bison Group

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:09:15 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) - Funds from private-equity fund Invest South and other investors will provide a capital base for continued growth as Dunedin-based BISON Group looks to expand its international footprint, the company's chief executive said. More >>

SH 1 closed following serious crash north of Tokoroa

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:20:57 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on State Highway One, north of Tokoroa. More >>

Trucking industry combines forces to find 1,000 more drivers

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:58:00 +1200 | Wright Communications

Trucking industry combines forces to find 1,000 more drivers The trucking industry and the Government’s Sector Workforce Engagement Programme (SWEP) have joined forces to get as many as 1,000 more drivers into the road freight transport industry nationwide. ...More >>

Final stage of Baypark to Bayfair to start next month

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:44:50 +1200 | NZTA

The final stage of Tauranga’s Baypark to Bayfair Link Upgrade will get underway in May, the NZ Transport Agency says. More >>

 

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