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Tourist safety tags won’t lower toll, says safety campaigner

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:50:27 +1300 | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Steering wheel tags with road safety tips for visiting drivers will do little or nothing to lower the tourist road toll, says a prominent road safety campaigner. More >>

LPC finalises purchase OF Rolleston inland hub site

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:25:26 +1300 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has today (19 December) finalised purchase of a 27-hectare site in Jones Road, Rolleston, for the development of an inland hub. More >>

Design of Beachville Road Pathway finalised

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:47:33 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

The Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board has endorsed a final design for the Beachville Road/Redcliffs Park section of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway. This follows feedback received by the Board from a community workshop held on 16 September 2014. The workshop ...More >>

Government delivers realistic land transport investment plan

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:09:52 +1300 | Automobile Association

Government delivers realistic land transport investment plan The AA has welcomed the Government Policy Statement (GPS) on land transport 2015/16 - 2024/25. More >>

Promising Student Wins Airport Scholarship

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:58:04 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawke’s Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year. More >>

Three more days to have your say on SH2 safety

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:56:08 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who travel along State Highway 2 (SH2) between Bethlehem and Waihi have three more days to fill out a survey and share their thoughts on the route. More >>

Tourism operators can help keep visiting drivers safe

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:48:00 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism operators around the country are being asked to play their part in a campaign to improve safety for visiting drivers this summer. More >>

SH5 Rotorua - emergency works complete

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:41:58 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

19 December 2014 | NZ Transport Agency - Waikato & Bay of Plenty SH5 Rotorua - emergency works complete The NZ Transport Agency has reopened all lanes on State Highway 5 (SH5) in Rotorua, after sealing a large hole that developed on the route ...More >>

Star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:44 +1300 | Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill Winery announces a star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series More >>

Cover-More and IAG form travel insurance partnership

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:35:18 +1300 | Cover-More New Zealand

New Zealand’s leading specialist travel insurance and medical assistance provider, Cover-More, today announced their new partnership with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) in New Zealand.More >>

Bathurst 12 Hour 2015

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:18:53 +1300 | NZ GT3 Endurance Team

Christchurch, New Zealand-based motorsport operation GT3 Endurance Ltd is pleased to announce their driver line-up for the 2015 Bathurst 12 hour. More >>

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:14:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. More >>

IAG to Offer Travel Insurance through Cover-More

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:07:34 +1300 | IAG New Zealand

IAG in New Zealand has entered into a partnership with leading specialist travel insurance provider Cover-More to provide travel insurance and travel assistance services for IAG brands, including AMI Insurance, State Insurance and NZI. More >>

Police hit and run driver sought

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:01:11 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing their investigation into the hit and run of a Hawke’s Bay police officer, who remains in a stable condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital. More >>

Hutt Police appeal for sightings of vehicle or jacket

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:00:27 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Hutt Valley Police investigating the killing of a 55 year old woman and the wounding of two others in Timberlea on Thursday 11 December are appealing for sightings of a vehicle and are wanting to locate a jacket.More >>

November arrivals continue a year of stellar growth

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:55:46 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

International visitor arrivals continue to grow, continuing a 15 month trend, with total arrivals up 5.1 per cent to more than 2.8 million visitors for the year ending November 2014.More >>

CAA report conflicts with Brownlee’s claims

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:15:24 +1300 | Green Party

New details that have emerged today from the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) report into the Gerry Brownlee security breach indicates the bigger picture is being kept from the public.More >>

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:04:15 +1300 | ManaBus

ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, extends its services today, adding Whangarei, Rotorua and Hamilton to its list of North Island regional destinations and departure points.More >>

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:17:47 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 9 January ...More >>

First Naked Bus Sleeper Arrives in Wellington

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:32:59 +1300 | Naked Bus

Overnight bus travel in New Zealand has changed forever with the first passengers on the new Naked Bus Sleeper experiencing the latest innovation in low-cost trips – a good night's rest on a lie-flat bed.More >>

 

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