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Public transport tops Aucklanders’ priorities

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:08:10 +1200 | Auckland Council

The majority of Aucklanders say better public transport, less traffic congestion, and more affordable and quality housing are the top priorities for the region. More >>

Major Closures on SH16 Citybound 27/9-29/9/14

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:00:52 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Northwestern citybound motorway closed between Te Atatu and Rosebank 5pm Sat 27 to 9am Sun 28 Sept including Lincoln Road citybound on-ramp • Great North Road citybound off-ramp closed 5am Sat 27 to 5am Mon 29 Sept • Expect severe delays, avoid SH16 ...More >>

Steer clear of new vehicles with poor safety ratings

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:38:49 +1200 | New Zealand Automobile Association

Consumers need to be aware that they could be missing out on life saving technology if they opt for the cheapest, brand-new vehicles in some classes. More >>

Gardiner Takes Win In ASKO One Hour Opener at Teretonga

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:32:57 +1200 | South Island Endurance Racing Drivers Club

Auckland driver Hugh Gardiner led all the way to take his Porsche GT3 to victory in the opening round of the ASKO One Hour Race Series at Teretonga Park on Saturday. More >>

Suzuki Swift Sales Top Four Million Units

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:28:19 +1200 | Suzuki

The Suzuki Swift, New Zealand’s most popular small car, has achieved another milestone with sales topping four million worldwide. More >>

Waikato Expressway - Crash Update

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:08:11 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Further to the previous release about the crash on the Waikato expressway: Ambulance are dealing with thirteen patients from this incident. One person has been flown to Waikato Hospital with suspected spinal injuries, Four people have status 3 (moderate ...More >>

Serious Crash - Mercer

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:40:30 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on the Waikato expressway 1km South of the Meremere Dragway. Two cars crashed just before 1pm and multiple people have been seriously injured. More >>

Auckland Airport Monthly Traffic Update August 2014

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:17:31 +1200 | Auckland Airport

1.0% International passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) were 1.0% higher in August 2014 than the previous year. Winter holiday travel continued to drive growth with Pacific Island routes up 4.4% and travel to Hawaii up 9.1%. South America travel ...More >>

Mexican scorpion shocks passenger

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:16:44 +1200 | Ministry For Primary Industries

An encounter with a live scorpion at Auckland airport should serve as a reminder for arriving international passengers to thoroughly clean camping gear, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). An MPI biosecurity inspector recently found ...More >>

Jetstar launches domestic ‘Punctuality Promise’ campaign

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:55:15 +1200 | Jetstar

Jetstar today announced an innovative ‘Punctuality Promise’ campaign where domestic passengers will be given a $25 flight voucher if their flight arrives more than 10 minutes later than scheduled.More >>

Closures on Auckland’s SH16 This Weekend

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:40:08 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers of significant closures on Auckland’s Northwestern motorway (State Highway 16) citybound this weekend, 27 to 29 September. More >>

Kia Lifts It Green Game

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:02:39 +1200 | Kia Motors

Kia Motors is raising the stakes as one of the world’s leading green car producers. Two years after breaking into the 100 Best Global Green Brands, Kia has now moved well inside the top 50 and it plans to move even higher. Latest rankings show Kia ...More >>

Unisys and New Zealand Transport Agency Honoured

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:37:21 +1200 | Unisys

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) Corporation and its client, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), have been honoured jointly with a Special Recognition Award at the 2014 Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon awards for Australia and New Zealand.More >>

Largest continuous concrete pour since earthquakes

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:07:54 +1200 | Christchurch Central Development Unit

Christchurch’s largest continuous concrete pour since the earthquakes will start tomorrow morning. The pour, for the new Bus Interchange, will start at 3am and take 10 to 12 hours to complete.More >>

Wanganui District Council and Tupoho to partner in Port

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:50:02 +1200 | Wanganui District Council

Change is coming soon to our local port thanks to a joint venture bringing together Tupoho Whanau Trust and the Wanganui District Council. More >>

Europe and UK Travel Set to Rise for Christchurch Residents

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:32:05 +1200 | House of Travel

A year of major events in Europe and the United Kingdom will see a rise in bookings for local residents, despite the Christchurch earthquake still affecting people’s travel plans, says the owner-operator of a new travel agency.More >>

Motorists asked to take care on Canterbury roads

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:05:16 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are being asked to slow down and take care on Canterbury roads today with the region being lashed by strong winds and sleety showers. More >>

Challenging Finale to National Rally Championship

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:59:57 +1200 | Rally New Zealand

The 2014 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ is set for its final showdown at the GoPro Daybreaker Rally this weekend. The sixth and final round of the National Rally championship will take place over 196 kilometres ...More >>

Armstrong makes Junior World Final, finishes 22nd

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:50:30 +1200 | KartSport New Zealand

* 2014 CIK-FIA World Karting Championship KF Senior & Junior Essay France Thurs-Sun September 18-21 2014 More >>

Child proofing your holiday

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:23:51 +1200 | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

With the school holidays approaching and many families planning an overseas trip, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) is advising parents to pack an extra ration of caution in their luggage. More >>

 

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