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Victim named in fatal crash on SH79

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 17:34:32 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police have released the name of the female passenger in relation to the tragic fatal head-on crash on SH79, the Geraldine-Fairlie Highway, on Tuesday. More >>

Christchurch Police name cyclist involved in fatal crash

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 17:33:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police have released the name of the cyclist involved in Monday’s fatal crash on Waterloo Road. More >>

Community feedback for next stage of East West Connections

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 17:32:36 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Community feedback is being sought on options identified by the NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport to improve transport connections in the Onehunga - Penrose area and reliability of bus services between Māngere, Ōtāhuhu and Sylvia Park.More >>

Christchurch Airport nets safety award

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 15:22:49 +1300 | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has won a 2014 Airport Safety Award for its new health and safety reporting website, visABILITY. More >>

Rimutuka Hill - High Winds

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:53:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

High winds are creating extreme conditions on the Rimutuka Hill. Emergency services have already attended one incident where trailer was flipped over while being towed over the hill (nil injuries).More >>

Basic Security Guidelines

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:48:32 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are reminding the public to follow some basic security guidelines to help prevent their homes and cars from being broken into or stolen. More >>

Airport board chair announces end of tenure

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 13:59:12 +1300 | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua developer Ray Cook will resign his position as chairman of the Rotorua Regional Airport Limited board in November. More >>

Time to rethink police chases, says safety campaigner

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 13:42:44 +1300 | Dog And Lemon guide

Police chases are dangerous and generally unnecessary, says the American Federal Bureau of Investigation. More >>

Christchurch Airport fully open

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 13:13:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit has examined a quarantined plane at Christchurch Airport and determined the white powder to be an innocuous substance. More >>

All aboard Auckland’s new ferry service

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:12:32 +1300 | Explore

A new Hauraki Gulf ferry service will give tourists and commuters greater choice and a unique travel experience when it launches on Auckland Harbour on Saturday. More >>

Emirates Flies A380 to Tehran, with Manila Flight Next Week

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:34:17 +1300 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates yesterday celebrated the launch of its fourth daily nonstop passenger service to Tehran with the landing of a one-off Airbus A380 service. More >>

Dunedin City roads to be put under the safety microscope

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:28:45 +1300 | Kiwirap

A special vehicle will be driving Dunedin’s roads in the week of 6 to 9 October, recording their levels of safety. More >>

Changes Made for New Cruise Ship Shuttle Stop

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:27:53 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Motorists will notice a couple of changes in the Octagon in preparation for the cruise ship season. More >>

Fatal crash at Waikuku – deceased named

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:09:53 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police have released the name of the front-seat passenger who passed away last night at Christchurch Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in yesterday’s crash on SH1 at Waikuku.More >>

Second fixed speed camera for Wellington – Petone motorway

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:55:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Motorists driving between Wellington and Petone will now see a new fixture – the housing for a second fixed speed camera on this stretch of motorway. More >>

Plan for weekend closures on Auckland’s Northern Motorway

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:08:47 +1300 | NZTA

Plan for weekend closures on Auckland’s Northern Motorway The NZ Transport Agency says two weekend closures later this month will have a big impact on people using the Greville Road interchange on Auckland’s Northern motorway (State Highway 1). ...More >>

Investigations continue into crash near Rolleston

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:59:29 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At approximately 10.40am this morning Police and emergency services attended a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Weedons Ross Road and Maddisons Road. More >>

Bound Round – travel app for kids launches in New Zealand

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:44:36 +1300 | Bound Round

Bound Round – travel app for kids launches in New Zealand New app excites, educates and engages young world travellers More >>

Drop out at Waipiro Road Closed

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:57:06 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

A massive drop out on Waipiro Road affecting 100m of roadway at Taitai hill has occurred overnight. As a result contractors have closed the road this morning and begun stabilisation and repair work.More >>

Hertz launches Earlybird Summer Sale

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:48:36 +1300 | Hertz

October 1, 2014 – Hertz is starting summer early with a sale offering free rental days on car hire across New Zealand and Australia. More >>

 

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