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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Queenstown Airport

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:08:20 +1300 | Queenstown Airport

From the team at Queenstown Airport, we wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Stay safe out there. More >>

NZDF airlift missions renew lifeline for scientists in Anta

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:54:42 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force has just completed its airlift support flights to Antarctica for the summer season, renewing a vital lifeline for scientists working on the icy continent.More >>

Ex-AT staffer and supplier found guilty over bribes

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:43:04 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Two men have been found guilty over more than $1 million of fraud at Rodney District Council and Auckland Transport. More >>

Port Waikato bar crossing capsize again highlights risks

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:14:32 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

Another bar crossing mishap, this time at Port Waikato, has again highlighted the importance of wearing lifejackets while crossing and ensuring that Coastguard is contacted before and after a crossing.More >>

Winter sun for South Islanders– Christchurch to Rarotonga

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:54:11 +1300 | Christchurch Airport

South Islanders wanting sun next winter can book direct flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga right now for next winter. More >>

Fatal crash - Birkenhead, Waitemata

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:07:39 +1300 | New Zealand Police

There were no passengers on the bus, the driver has minor injuries and is receiving medical treatment. More >>

Risk assessment of Lyttelton tank farm released

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:57:52 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

The findings of a peer-reviewed risk analysis for the bulk liquid storage tanks at Naval Point in Lyttelton have been released to the community and will inform ongoing work in the area.More >>

Eastland Group to electrify 75 percent of fleet by 2019

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:44:10 +1300 | Eastland Group

Eastland Group has announced a commitment to ensuring its non-commercial vehicle fleet is 75 percent electric by 2019. More >>

Invercargill Police seek stolen vehicle

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:38:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for sightings of a stolen vehicle which failed to stop for Police in Invercargill last night. More >>

Auckland overnight motorway closures 11 Dec - 17 Dec 2016

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:06:54 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

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, 16 December ...More >>

‘Twin Rivers’ trail reopens key section after major repair

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:54:01 +1300 | Queenstown Trails Trust

Queenstown’s ‘Twin Rivers’ trail reopens key section after major $360,000 repair; long-term maintenance partnership announced More >>

Stage 1 opens of scenic walking and cycling route

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:22:34 +1300 | Auckland Transport

A path opened today by Mayor Phil Goff and Transport Minister Simon Bridges will link Glen Innes and St Heliers, creating an important new transport route in east Auckland. Children from Stonefields School were among the first to walk and cycle ...More >>

Whanganui Port transporting essentials following earthquake

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:20:45 +1300 | Wanganui District Council

Coastal Bulk Shipping, which has moved cargo around New Zealand from the Whanganui Port since 2008, has been approached to transport shipments of grain between the South Island and North Island, following rail damage after the Kaikoura earthquake.More >>

New Takanini EV charger ready for holidays

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:15:54 +1300 | Vector Limited

Auckland’s southernmost public electric vehicle (EV) charger was opened today in Takanini, just in time for the holiday travel period. The rapid charging station is the latest addition to Vector’s Auckland network as EV registrations continue ...More >>

First section of Auckland’s longest cycleway completed

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:09:47 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has officially opened the first section of Auckland’s largest cycling and walking route. More >>

Trial finds behaviour to be corrupt

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:08:54 +1300 | Serious Fraud Office

A Serious Fraud Office (SFO) trial of two men on corruption and bribery and fraud charges has reached a verdict in the Auckland High Court today. More >>

Guilty verdict in a corruption and bribery case

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:02:09 +1300 | Auckland Transport

In 2013, Auckland Transport began an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption within the road corridor maintenance area and subsequently handed the matter over to the Serious Fraud Office. Today a guilty verdict was handed down in ...More >>

Solomon Islands earthquake – take care on the water today

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:06:45 +1300 | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Auckland Civil Defence is standing down following the cancellation of a tsunami threat this morning. More >>

Kaikoura to Mt Lyford Inland Road (route 70) Update

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:01:57 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Convoys in and out of Kaikoura via the inland road (route 70 via Mt Lyford and Waiau) will continue into next week, the NZ Transport Agency advises, and people need to continue to register on line .More >>

Unanimous support for cheaper weekend bus fares

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 09:58:20 +1300 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has voted unanimously to support cheaper weekend bus fares for Wellingtonians over the Christmas period. More >>


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