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Serious crash leads to Mairehau Road closure - Christchurch

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 17:49:05 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency Services are currently at the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Mairehau Road, Christchurch. More >>

Air New Zealand and Air China launch new alliance route

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 17:48:11 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Air China have today launched joint sales for a new daily direct service between Auckland and Beijing after receiving approval from New Zealand Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges to form a strategic alliance. More >>

Rise in Travellers Flying Business Class

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 17:18:31 +1200 | Flight Centre

• New high-end travel store to open in Albany to meet demand from Aucklanders looking for unique and exclusive holidays More >>

NZ Travel Brokers and Director Win Top Travel Industry Award

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 16:40:59 +1200 | NZ Travel Brokers

NZ Travel Brokers Win Top Travel Award and Director Steve Lee Wins Lifetime Industry Achievement Award. More >>

Fuel prices continue to fall – but not for much longer

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 14:09:50 +1200 | Automobile Association

Fuel prices continued to fall during August, with the national price of 91 octane petrol dropping below $2.00 a litre for the first time in four months, according to AA PetrolWatch. The price of 91 octane petrol at most outlets ended the month ...More >>

Sod-turning ceremony kicks off Maungatapu underpass build

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 14:07:11 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has released a 3D animation revealing each stage of construction of the Maungatapu underpass project, which gets underway in Tauranga next month. More >>

Key to unlocking Tauranga congestion underway

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 13:59:32 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has turned the first sod on the $45 million Maungatapu underpass project in Tauranga today, bringing the $100 million Hairini Link one step closer to completion. More >>

Auckland Council's Transport Levy Porky Revealed

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 13:54:54 +1200 | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The revelation that Auckland Transport has less money for capital works this year, as admitted by its Chief Executive David Warburton today , shows that too much ratepayer money is being wasted by an inefficient Council operation. Jo Holmes, spokesperson ...More >>

Commonwealth Walkway plaque unveiling

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:58:31 +1200 | Auckland Transport

The president of the Commonwealth Games Federation will unveil a bronze plaque in Auckland today to mark the beginning of a walk linking significant sites of heritage and culture in the city centre. The Commonwealth Walkway plaque will be unveiled ...More >>

SH25 between Tairua and Whangamata CLOSED due to flooding

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:29:02 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

1 September 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Waikato & Bay of Plenty SH25 between Tairua and Whangamata CLOSED due to flooding The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 25 between Tairua and Whangamata is CLOSED due to flooding in ...More >>

Top safety picks for used cars

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:27:36 +1200 | AA Insurance

Kiwi motorists have a fresh set of information to assist them in assessing the safety of their next used vehicle with the release of the 2015 Used Car Safety Ratings guide today. The Used Car Safety Ratings guide is updated every year and provides guidance ...More >>

Karangahake Gorge may need to close due to rising river

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:27:29 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council’s hazards team is warning motorists and the general public that the Karangahake Gorge road may need to close this afternoon due to the rise of the Ohinemuri River because of heavy rain.More >>

Kia is New Zealand's only CarboNZero certified car company

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:12:11 +1200 | Kia Motors

In fact, Kia is the only car company in New Zealand that has gained certification by CarboNZero in respect of all activities in this market as a way of proving that it is serious about reducing its carbon footprint.More >>

Waitemata Harbour Crossing Needs High Priority

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:35:49 +1200 | George Wood

While North Shore Ward Councillor George Wood welcomes the Auckland Transport Alignment Project, he has concerns over what impact this new stream of work will have on the development of the proposed Waitemata Harbour tunnel. "The Government through the ...More >>

Great news for Palmerston North air passengers

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:12:46 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Jono Naylor has welcomed this morning’s announcement that Jetstar will begin to offer flights to Palmerston North. More >>

Extended regional air service a good start

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:25:35 +1200 | NZ Rural General Practice Network

Today's announcement that Jetstar will offer four extra regional destinations to its New Zealand routes and the suggestion that more will likely be added is positive news for regional and rural communities, says New Zealand Rural General Practice ...More >>

New Nelson air link welcome, says Wellington Mayor

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:29:03 +1200 | Wellington City Council

A cheaper air service to Nelson announced today by Jetstar will boost business and leisure travel between the two cities, says Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. The Nelson – Wellington link was among a cluster of four new regional Jetstar routes ...More >>

NZTA Must Purchase Properties of those Living Next to Hell

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:25:26 +1200 | Cr K Gurunathan

I urge Crown Agency NZTA to seriously look into the purchase of about nine properties significantly affected by the construction of the Kapiti Expressway. Failing that there must be some intense mitigation measure to make it tolerable. Property owners ...More >>

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:31:05 +1200 | NZTA

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway The first of the sections of the Canada St Bridge which will form a vital link in Auckland’s inner city cycle network have been successfully transported onto site within the Central Motorway Junction. Two ...More >>

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:29:34 +1200 | NZTA

The first of the sections of the Canada St Bridge which will form a vital link in Auckland’s inner city cycle network have been successfully transported onto site within the Central Motorway Junction. Two of the seven mammoth sections were moved ...More >>


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