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Kaikoura Earthquake Update No. 9

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:29:31 +1300 | North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery

Please find attached this week’s Kaikoura Earthquake newsletter that keeps you up-to-date with what's happening to get the road and rail networks re-opened. More >>

Air NZ’s 75th exhibition hits millionth visitor milestone

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:35:50 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s 75th anniversary exhibition has welcomed the one millionth visitor through its three-year, nationwide tour. More >>

Southern Motorway closure for bridge stitch

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:05:29 +1300 | NZTA

Motorists travelling south on State Highway 1 between Manukau and Takanini should plan ahead and allow extra time for their journey as progress continues on the Southern Corridor Improvements project.More >>

SH1 Mangamuka Gorge resurfacing cancelled due to weather

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:39:29 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says resurfacing work due to take place this weekend on State Highway 1 Mangamuka Gorge has been cancelled due to bad weather. More >>

Police looking for man driving in a manner endangering publi

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:17:37 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Rodney Police are asking for public help to find 25 year-old Nicholas Moore, who is driving a stolen car and driving in a manner that is endangering the public. More >>

SH65 bridge closure means 45 minute night detour

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:14:49 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

Urgent repairs to the Ruffe Creek Bridge, north of Springs Junction, State Highway 65, will add a 45 minute detour for drivers using the Lewis Pass/ Murchison route from this Sunday night.More >>

Fatality at level crossing near Morrinsville

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:11:25 +1300 | KiwiRail

A tragic accident at a level crossing near Morrinsville this afternoon has left one person dead and another critically injured. KiwiRail’s Group General Manager of Asset Management David Gordon says a 716m long freight train ferrying goods between ...More >>

Scrapping VSO's dangerous and short-sighted

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:44:19 +1300 | NZ Police Association

The Police Association is deeply concerned that the jobs of the country’s 26 Vehicle Safety Officers (VSOs) are to be axed at a time when New Zealand’s road toll is unacceptably high, and climbing.More >>

Record travel and trade volumes for summer

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:32:57 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Customs has done an outstanding job clearing a record number of passengers this summer season while continuing to protect the border with numerous seizures and arrests, Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says. More >>

West Coast’s new Taramakau Bridge project progressing well

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:24:28 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says work on the West Coast’s new Taramakau Bridge project, on State Highway 6 between Greymouth and Kumara Junction, is progressing well.More >>

Improved Lomaivuna area road connects farmers to market

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:02:35 +1300 | Fultan Hogan

Farmers from the key agricultural area of Lomaivuna can now transport their produce easily to the Suva and Nausori municipal markets after the four kilometre Lomaivuna loop road was recently repaired by Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH). More >>

First Ever Melbourne Cup Cruise from New Zealand

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:56:03 +1300 | P and O Cruises

P&O Cruises is stepping up the cruise pace in New Zealand, sailing on its first Melbourne Cup Carnival voyage from Auckland this November ahead of a record-breaking season in 2018.More >>

Air Line Pilots to Fight Supreme Court Appeal

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:22:04 +1300 | New Zealand Airline Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) board today announced it will fund and fight to maintain the recent Court of Appeal decision for the Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to reconsider his review of the 90-metre safety ...More >>

Allow extra time on SH29 Takitimu Drive Toll Road next week

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:17:52 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Transport Agency is advising motorists to allow extra time for their journey on SH29 Takitimu Drive Toll Road in Tauranga next week due to important maintenance work.More >>

Additional summer services to Christchurch

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:56:17 +1300 | Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines today announced it will again provide supplementary services to and from Christchurch for the 2017/18 summer season. From 30 November 2017 through to 16 February 2018 Singapore Airlines will add an additional 30 flights into Christchurch ...More >>

Pipe leakage prompts bridge closure for repairs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:15:21 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

The footbridge that connects Oak Street and Stanley Road will be closed from 8am this Friday 23 March due to repairs to a pipe underneath. More >>

Have your say on Taupo buses

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:27:01 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

Taupo residents are being encouraged to have their say in a survey on the future of local bus services. Currently, the Taupo Connector bus run six days a week around the town, provided for under Waikato Regional Council-administered contracts. Taupo ...More >>

CRL project awarded a second sustainability rating

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:47:44 +1300 | Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) project was last night awarded a “Leading” Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) Design rating by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA), the highest possible achievement in the IS scheme and ...More >>

Hyundai i20 falls short in latest ANCAP safety results

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:44:16 +1300 | New Zealand Automobile Association

It’s a mixed bag of results in latest round of Australasian New Car Assessment Programme safety ratings. More >>

Head off early for your date with Adele

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:59:59 +1300 | Auckland Transport

Hello! Adele is heading our way and thousands of fans will turn out to see her perform tomorrow night, Saturday and Sunday. More >>

 

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