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TomTom brings navigation technology to Acer smartphones

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:55:14 +1300 | TomTom

TomTom (TOM2) has announced a multi-year deal with Acer Inc., to bring its world-class navigation technology to new Acer smartphones. “AcerNAV” is a turn-by-turn navigation application powered by TomTom’s navigation engine, NavKit.More >>

This year’s Top 10 Driver Distractions

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:45:25 +1300 | AA Insurance

This year’s Top 10 Driver Distractions according to AA Insurance survey Auckland, 25 November 2014 – Texting and reading a newspaper or magazine while driving are both rated the number one driver distractions this year, according to AA Insurance’s ...More >>

Matangi and Tawa Stations Engineering Excellence finalists

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:04:04 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington’s Matangi trains project and the highly successful community engagement around the new Tawa Station building have been selected as finalists in this year’s NZ Engineering Excellence awards.More >>

Motorway to airport (SH20) to close overnight this weekend

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:43:18 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising Auckland motorists to plan ahead and check for the latest travel information online before travelling this weekend with plans to close State Highway 20 for up to 12 hours. In particular, those travelling to Auckland ...More >>

Trains Not Cyclists Vital for Gisborne And Hawke’s Bay

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:41:46 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is challenging the government to show it is serious about regional economic development by backing the Shortline Establishment Group’s advanced plans to re-establish the Gisborne to Napier rail link.More >>

ERoad 1H loss in line with forecast, sees upside in Oregon

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:29:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

ERoad 1H loss in line with forecast, Oregon market may be bigger than first thought More >>

KuangChi Science Is Going to Launch the 'Traveller' in NZ

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:04:44 +1300 | KuangChi Science

KuangChi Science (HKSE: 00439) is collaborating with Airways New Zealand and Pengxin International to launch a 'near space ship' called Traveller in New Zealand. KuangChi Science is a Hong Kong listed company specializing in novel space service.More >>

Reduced visibility - New Plymouth/Taranaki - Central

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:05:00 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are urging drivers in the New Plymouth and wider Taranaki areas this morning to allow extra time for their journey or morning commute. Visibility is greatly reduced in many places due to low cloud and sea mist affecting the area.More >>

Yaldhurst Road diversions following crash

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:36:07 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services have closed Yaldhurst Road between Pound Road and Russley Road after a Police car and fleeing vehicle collided just before 5pm tonight (24 November 2014).More >>

Cheapflights offers hints on how to get an upgrade

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:31:13 +1300 | Cheapflights

If you like the idea of flying at the pointy end of the aircraft, but it hurts to part with the thousands of dollars that go with purchasing a business class or first class ticket, the team at have some tips for you.More >>

Canadian researchers back NZ ban on smoking in vehicles

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:19:58 +1300 | Smokefree Coalition

Breaking research from Canada lends unequivocal weight to calls for New Zealand to ban smoking in vehicles carrying children, says the Smokefree Coalition. More >>

Canterbury Police appeal for witnesses to Barbadoes St crash

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:01:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash between a red Holden Commodore and a dark grey Mercedes at the corner of Barbadoes Street and Ferry Road at approximately 10.10am this morning (24 November 2014).More >>

HB council could lease Napier-Gisborne line from KiwiRail

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:43:02 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwirail, the state-owned railroad, has conditionally agreed to lease the mothballed Napier-to-Gisborne line to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, effectively giving the local authority an option to resurrect the unprofitable route.More >>

Smartpay shares climb 15% after launch of taxi booking app

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:57:16 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Smartpay climbed 15 percent after the listed payments terminal supplier launched its taxi booking and payment mobile app as a precursor to a roll-out across the Tasman. More >>

Lease on Napier to Gisborne Rail line offer to HBRC

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:05:18 +1300 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Kiwirail has agreed to lease the mothballed Napier to Gisborne Rail line to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, subject to a number of conditions. More >>

Serious crash Katikati

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:55:24 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 2, in the Katikati Township. More >>

Emirates Airlines blamed for death of obese passenger

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:48:47 +1300 | Global Travel Industry News

Emirates Airlines in Tanzania did not really stand up for its slogan to be the connector of people. It had neglected an overweight man who died this weekend. Emirates has been blamed by many for this tragic and unfortunate death.More >>

Fatal crash on SH1 south of Templeton

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:47:48 +1300 | New Zealand Police

SH1 Main South Road is currently closed between Dawsons Road and Weedons Ross Road following a fatal crash between a car and a truck at approximately 12.30pm today (24 November 2014). More >>

Customs brokers welcome Trade Single Window development

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:47 +1300 | Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation

The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF) has welcomed the announcement of measures that will help streamline processes for the industry. More >>

Bridgestone’s Pink Cap Drive for NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:16:54 +1300 | Bridgestone

Bridgestone New Zealand has seen huge support, hugs, fun and emotion in this year’s Bridgestone Pink Cap Drive which raises money for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. The campaign started on 1st October and runs till the end of this month.More >>


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