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Mid-Year Profit for Centreport

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:51:42 +1300 | CentrePort

CentrePort posted a Net Profit after Tax of $3.1m for the six months to December 2014, up on the same period last year which was an earthquake affected loss of $0.2m. More >>

Latest Air NZ plan carries on regional snub

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:20:23 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Christchurch Labour Members of Parliament have secured a meeting with Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon following the airline’s decision to cut its Christchurch to Tokyo summer flights. More >>

Detours extended on SH1 between Rangiriri and Ohinewai

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:08:25 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the State Highway 1 southbound lanes between Rangiriri and Ohinewai will be closed to traffic from 8pm on Tuesday 31 March until 6am the following day. Motorists will be detoured across the Glen Murray Bridge ...More >>

Major works on Northwestern Motorway

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:56:23 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Major works on Northwestern Motorway Thurs 2 April to Tues 7 April 2015 (Easter weekend) More >>

Woman dies after Levin crash

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:56:27 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A woman has died in hospital after a collision between a vehicle and a mobility scooter on Oxford Street, Levin, on Thursday 26 March, 2015. More >>

Disruption to night sports likely after Wakefield Park crash

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:48:05 +1300 | Wellington City Council

Disruption to night sports likely following vehicle crash outside Wellington's Wakefield Park A serious two-vehicle crash on Adelaide Road yesterday afternoon is likely to lead to disruption of football matches and training on Wakefield Park – possibly ...More >>

New Zealand’s First Mobile Wallet Launches Today

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:32:49 +1300 | Semble

Landmark industry collaboration succeeds in launching first mobile wallet for Kiwis • One stop shop solution; everything in the wallet accessed via a single app on a smartphone • A brand new virtual mobile marketplace for Kiwi businesses • Snapper ...More >>

Statement re end of Tokyo-Christchurch service

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:30:54 +1300 | Christchurch International Airport

The Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport has expressed disappointment at Air New Zealand’s decision to end the Tokyo to Christchurch service. More >>

Makhlouf: Connecting Internationally

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:29:17 +1300 | New Zealand Treasury

This afternoon, Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, is giving a speech to the Trans-Tasman Business Circle on international connections. Below is the text of the speech.More >>

Qantas Group Statement on Cockpit Access

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:41:14 +1300 | Qantas

SYDNEY, 30 March 2015: Following discussions with the Federal Government, regulators and industry, the Qantas Group will have two approved people in the cockpit at all times in-flight. More >>

Mayor upset at axing of air link to Christchurch

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:40:32 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is disappointed to learn from media that Air New Zealand is withdrawing its direct service to Christchurch from Tokyo. More >>

Concerned at coroner’s finding

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:39:45 +1300 | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is concerned that yet again a coroner’s inquest has laid the blame squarely at the foot of the dead woman. The inquest into the pedestrian death of Vanessa Green in Wellington has found no blame on the driver. It is very ...More >>

Call to Keep Christchurch to Japan Direct Flights

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:24:45 +1300 | Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Mayoral Forum – which includes 10 mayors and the chair of Environment Canterbury - is calling on Air New Zealand to retain summer direct flights between Christchurch and Japan to protect millions of dollars of direct economic benefit ...More >>

Time nearly up for opinions on public transport

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:25 +1300 | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council would like to remind residents the deadline for submissions to its draft Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP) is fast approaching. More >>

New agreements strengthen global links

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:00:09 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The approval of 10 new and amended air services agreements, or arrangements, will strengthen global links for Kiwi travellers and businesses, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.More >>

Used for everything, driven by everyone

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:21:06 +1300 | Hino Distributors

Launched at the Central Districts Field Days in March, Hino Distributors (NZ) Ltd are running a nationwide competition which will see lucky recipients upgrading their licences to either a Class 2 or Class 4. More >>

Waimea Contract Carriers Limited in voluntary administration

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:17:32 +1300 | PricewaterhouseCoopers

John Fisk and Richard Longman, Partners of PwC, today have been appointed Administrators of Waimea Contract Carriers Limited, a log transport business operating in Nelson and Marlborough. The business is now in voluntary administration. More >>

Jetstar's first Melbourne-Wellington service arrives

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:10:01 +1300 | Jetstar

Jetstar celebrated a new milestone on its trans-Tasman network this morning with the arrival of its first Melbourne-Wellington flight. More >>

Maori Muslim congratulates Police on arrest of Xenophobe

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:35:18 +1300 | TeRata Rangi Hikairo

I express my thanks to the New Zealand Police who have successfully arrested the 66 year old Naenae-based xenophobe who was recently filmed, verbal abusing members of the public on a bus. The man was alleged to have, ignorantly used words like ‘Islams’ ...More >>

Reflecting on the Northland Byelection

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:58:10 +1300 | Keith Rankin

National's vulnerability in Northland should have taken nobody by surprise. Winston Peters is a very natural fit in his tūrangawaeawe. National, on 49% in Northland at the general election did not even have a majority of party votes. Patrick Gower ...More >>


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