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Ports of Auckland to develop Waikato freight hub

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:52:47 +1300 | Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland to develop Waikato freight hub Ports of Auckland Limited announced today that it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase 33 hectares of land at Northgate Business Park for development as a freight hub. The site has excellent ...More >>

Business support for runway highest for two years

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:31:43 +1300 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Thursday 11th February 2016 Business support for runway highest for two years, Chamber survey shows Business support for lengthening Wellington Airport’s runway is now the highest it’s been since the Chamber of Commerce first asked members about it ...More >>

Queenstown Airport airfield improvements on track

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:21:56 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Queenstown, New Zealand (11 February 2016) – Queenstown Airport has reached a key milestone in its six-month project to improve airfield infrastructure, with the widening of the main runway now complete and the runway resurfacing about to commence.More >>

Ports of Auckland buys Waikato land for new freight hub

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:22:37 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Ports of Auckland, the country's second-largest by volume, has agreed to buy a plot of land north of Hamilton to develop a freight hub, which it says will complete its network across the North Island. More >>

A Day of Going by Bike

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:40:53 +1300 | Auckland Transition Agency

A Day of Going by Bike Alistair Young was one of hundreds of people across Auckland who cycled on their commute today as part of the nationwide Go By Bike Day. Cycling every day into the city from Remuera, Alistair enjoyed taking a detour today to the ...More >>

Aviation and maritime safety strengthened

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:06:49 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss today announced the introduction of random testing in the commercial aviation and maritime sectors to help tackle drug and alcohol impairment.More >>

Action Needed Over Woeful Tourist Driving

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:57:44 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Alarming reports of tourists driving on the wrong side of the road and overtaking on the yellow lines over the summer show the urgent need for New Zealand First’s bill targeting tourist drivers, says the party.More >>

Govt’s urban cycleways providing more choice

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:23:57 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Govt’s urban cycleways providing more choice Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the thousands of Kiwis taking part in Go by Bike Day across the country today demonstrates the importance of the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme. Speaking ...More >>

Airways New Zealand Welcomes New Board Director

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:11:33 +1300 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand Welcomes New Board Director Experienced director and business leader Judy Kirk ONZM has joined the Board of Airways New Zealand, the air navigation service provider, effective 1 January 2016. Kirk has extensive directorship experience ...More >>

Motorcycle riders over 40 at risk

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:55:20 +1300 | ACC

ACC and NZ Police are calling upon motorcyclists and drivers to do more to keep safe on the road. More >>

Homes, transport use and jobs surging ahead

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:14:14 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland’s city centre population grew by five times its target rate last year, while jobs growth, retail sales, public transport use, crime reduction and the number of street trees are all performing strongly.More >>

Name release in Waikato fatal crash

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:04:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police say two people died in a fatal crash on Horotiu Road, Te Kowhai, last Friday night during the second of the long holiday weekends. More >>

Trip across the ditch still top of the list for Kiwis

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:50:01 +1300 |

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Kiwis jump on their bikes for national Go By Bike Day

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:07:18 +1300 | NZTA

Kiwis jump on their bikes for national Go By Bike Day Tomorrow (Wednesday, 10 February 2016) is the national Go By Bike Day, and Kiwis across New Zealand are leaving their cars at home to cycle to work or school. Events will be taking place around the country ...More >>

Head on MVA

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 15:59:20 +1300 | Rescue Helicopter Trust

Head on MVA This afternoon the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Waihi where two cars had collided head on in the Karangahake Gorge, this was the second head on the the gorge today. Three patients received critical injuries in ...More >>

Statement From Christchurch Gondola Re 6 February Incident

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 15:21:40 +1300 | Christchurch Gondola

Statement From Christchurch Gondola Re Saturday 6 February Incident. The following is an update from the Christchurch Gondola as a result of the incident on Saturday 6 February. Just after 12 noon on Saturday 6 February the Christchurch Gondola stopped ...More >>

Police Assist Stranded Motorists in Rock And Pillar Range

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:20:15 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At about 4.30pm yesterday police received a report of persons stranded in a 4WD in the Rock and Pillar range, Central Otago. More >>

Fatal Motorcycle Accident, New Plymouth

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:17:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The rider fatally injured in a motorcycle accident in New Plymouth on Friday night has been formally identified as 51 year old Cornelius Van Der Watt of New Plymouth. More >>

NZ Transport Agency statement: Tino Rangatiratanga flag

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:43:52 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says that as a result of high winds the Tino Rangatiratanga flag has been unable to be raised on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning. More >>

Police urge drivers to drive to the conditions

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:09:13 +1300 | New Zealand Police

With Waitangi weekend off to a tragic start with four people losing their lives on the road, Police are strongly urging drivers to take responsiblilty for their actions and drive smartly.More >>


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