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New road bridge across Taramakau River completed

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:27:39 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 17 July 2018 | SOUTHERN REGION New road bridge across Taramakau River completed in good time, planning for a safe event on Sunday 22 July underway More >>

Thames Coast Rd (SH25) will close daily from 9am to 4pm

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:05:06 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising SH25, Thames Coast Rd, will be open to one lane at 5pm today with stop/Go traffic management in place. The road will then be closed daily from 9am to 4pm due to the clean-up of a large slip located at Ruamahunga ...More >>

Air New Zealand takes out global marketing award

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:38:59 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has taken out the Marketing Award at the Airline Strategy Awards in London. More >>

Tree clearance starts on Lewis Pass highway

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:01:15 +1200 | NZTA

In preparation for a $2 million realignment of the South Island’s Lewis Pass highway (SH7), Transport Agency crews will be clearing a stand of trees this week. The road construction work will take place over the 2018/19 summer roadwork season.More >>

Price of petrol up 20 cents before Govt fuel taxes

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:37:29 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Figures released by Statistics NZ today show petrol prices for the year to June were up 20 cents per litre, even before the Government’s extra 25 cents per litre tax increases started coming into force on 1 July, National Party Transport spokesperson ...More >>

Luggate (Red) Bridge Repair Works

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:36:57 +1200 | NZTA

People who use the road between Wanaka and Tarras, State Highway 8A, may experience some disruptions, starting this week and going into next week. More >>

Marsden Maritime hires ex-WSP-Opus manager Felix Richter

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:28:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 16 (BusinessDesk) - Marsden Maritime Holdings has appointed former WSP-Opus International general manager Felix Richter as its new chief executive, effective from next month. More >>

UPDATE: State Highway 2 Waioeka Gorge planned to re-open

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:41:09 +1200 | NZTA

UPDATE: State Highway 2 Waioeka Gorge planned to re-open 24/7 later this week More >>

Aviation New Zealand conference coming to Nelson in July

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:18:29 +1200 | Aviation New Zealand

‘The “big challenges” facing aviation’ will be addressed in a conference in Nelson at the Rutherford Hotel on 30 and 31 July,’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. More >>

New KiwiRail Deputy Chair appointed

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:04:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Brian Corban has been appointed to the KiwiRail board as Deputy Chair, Minister for State Owned Enterprises Winston Peters and Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today.More >>

Wellington bus network changes cause lengthy delays for some

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:43:22 +1200 | RNZ

Radical changes to the capital's bus network have prompted some commuters to vent their frustration at the delays. More >>

Board announces search for new Chief Executive

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:35:04 +1200 | KiwiRail

The KiwiRail Board has today announced Chief Executive Peter Reidy will leave the State Owned Enterprise after four years in the role. More >>

Coromandel coastal erosion and roading update

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:30:56 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay (pictured below) and Cooks Beach. More >>

A350 Aircraft Launched with Premium Economy Fares

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:08:48 +1200 | Philippine Airlines

Effective 28 October 2018, Philippine Airlines will be introducing their new Airbus A350 aircraft on the daily non-stop service between Manila and London/Heathrow. New non-stop service between Manila and New York/JFK will be launched on 29 October. ...More >>

LSG SkyChefs decision “important legal victory”

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:05:23 +1200 | E Tu

E tū is welcoming the decision of the Court of Appeal to turn down an appeal application from global airline catering company LSG SkyChefs, cementing an important legal victory for New Zealand workers.More >>

Minor road closure for Tutanekai Street roadworks

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:37:32 +1200 | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising Paraparaumu road users that on Tuesday 17 July, a section of Tutanekai Street will be closed to vehicles to allow urgent works to be carried out on the corner of Tutanekai Street and Arawhata Road.More >>

Carbon neutral goal reliant on electric cars - Govt

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:27:15 +1200 | RNZ

If New Zealand is to meet its zero carbon pledge, nearly all the country's cars will have to be zero-emission by 2050, Climate Change Minister James Shaw says. More >>

Rail workers slam KiwiRail as “green-washing hypocrites”

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:05:38 +1200 | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union says its members are laughing at the idea KiwiRail belongs in a ‘Climate Leaders Coalition’. More >>

Roads remain shut as heavy rainfall causes floods, slips

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:45:42 +1200 | RNZ

Motorists are advised to take care this morning as wild weather wreaked havoc over the weekend on the roads. More >>

Speed limit changes around the Waterview Tunnel

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:57:28 +1200 | NZTA

Maximum speed limits on parts of state highways around the Waterview Tunnel are changing next week. More >>


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