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Emirates’ Onboard Amenities Win Top Honours

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:10:19 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates’ Onboard Amenities Win Top Honours Emirates Airline has received international recognition for its onboard amenities, winning top honours for its Business Class amenity kits and children’s give-aways at the recent TravelPlus Airline Amenity ...More >>

Tauranga Eastern Link – State Highway 2 traffic changes

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:21:52 +1200 | NZTA

Motorists are advised that traffic will be switched across onto the new eastbound lanes between Mangatawa and Domain Road, as part of on-going construction of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project. The traffic switch will ...More >>

Busy end to April’s long holiday on country’s highways

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:29:04 +1200 | NZTA

Busy end to April’s long holiday on country’s highways State highways across New Zealand will be extremely busy this Sunday (27 April) as holidaymakers return home after the 10-day Easter/ANZAC Day break, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging ...More >>

New Defence trucks delivered to units

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:48 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the first batch of new Medium-Heavy Operational Vehicles have been delivered to NZDF units. More >>

New East Coast study lays out economic opportunities

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:50:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today released a study of the East Coast region’s economic potential over the next 30 years.More >>

Winter F.A.W.C! 2014 tickets on sale

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:55:00 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Winter F.A.W.C! dates have been announced for June 2014 with tickets going on sale to the general public tomorrow , Wednesday 23rd at 12 noon. More >>

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:03:45 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads Tourism New Zealand, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Air New Zealand have joined forces to target Chinese tourists with important road safety messages before they get behind the wheel. A ...More >>

ANZAC closures of Wellesley Street East for cycleway project

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:04:44 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

As the Grafton Gully cycleway project enters the final months of construction, the NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers of project-related closures of Wellesley Street East in central Auckland.More >>

Nielsen: Used Vehicles In Demand For New Zealand Consumers

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:39:53 +1200 | Nielsen Media Research

Nielsen: Used Vehicles In Demand For New Zealand Consumers Planning To Buy A Car In The Next Two Years More >>

Tauranga Direct Road - SH36 to reopen to a single lane

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:25:34 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 36 (SH36) between Rotorua and Tauranga will reopen at midday today to a single lane with manual traffic control. The Transport Agency is advising heavy vehicles to continue to avoid using this road to ensure ...More >>

Motorists urged to slow down, buckle up and stay safe

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:16 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Motorists are being reminded to stick to the basics following a tragic Easter weekend on the nation's roads. Four people died in crashes this Easter weekend, the highest number of road deaths for the period in three years.More >>

Easter road toll a reminder to take care on roads

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:41:40 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse is urging motorists to take care over the rest of the extended break. More >>

Kiwi Experience Rolls Out Luxurious New European Fleet

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:29:43 +1200 | Kiwi Experience

Kiwi Experience is thrilled to announce the introduction of the first six new state-of-the-art Scania Euro 5 Engine coaches to its fleet. More >>

Total Mobility Returns To South Taranaki

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:14:37 +1200 | Taranaki Regional Council

Total Mobility, the subsidised taxi scheme for people with impairments, is back in business in South Taranaki. More >>

Northwestern on-ramp to close for ANZAC weekend

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:46:49 +1200 | NZTA

Northwestern on-ramp to close for ANZAC weekend Auckland’s Great North Road westbound on-ramp to the Northwestern Motorway (SH16) will be closed this ANZAC Day weekend from 6am on Saturday 26 April to 5am on Monday 28 April. The NZ Transport Agency ...More >>

Air NZ, Singapore Airlines codeshare gets Singapore tick

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:44:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 22 (BusinessDesk) – The proposed codeshare between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines has been given the all clear from Competition Commission Singapore, meaning the accord is now subject only to sign-off from New Zealand’s transport minister.More >>

Rural Contractors NZ hits the road during May

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:35:16 +1200 | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) will be updating its members on the latest changes in health and safety, transport and employment laws – as well as other topics – in a series of roadshows being held around the country during May.More >>

Time to rethink road safety, says campaigner

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:03:26 +1200 | Dog And Lemon guide

The police holiday road safety campaign has done little to reduce fatal road accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

SH36 between Tauranga to Rotorua planning to reopen

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:57:10 +1200 | NZTA

SH36 between Tauranga to Rotorua planning to reopen to one lane tomorrow afternoon at Mangorewa Gorge subject to slip clean up progress More >>

Fatal Crash - Riverhead - Waitemata

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:05:08 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The Coatesville Riverhead Highway (SH 28) has been closed between the Riverhead turnoff on SH 16 and Old Railway Road as emergency services deal with a fatal crash near Moontide Road.More >>

 

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