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Body of missing Pipriki man located

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:25:52 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The body of missing Pipiriki man Hotene Koia was located this afternoon by a search and rescue team in the Whanganui River. More >>

Extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:20:13 +1300 | Wellington City Council

TRAFFIC ALERT - extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington after spill closes Aotea Quay onramp to motorway More >>

Longburn shared pathway to get funding

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:05:31 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council are pleased at the announcement issued today from the Minister of Transport, confirming the Urban Cycleways Fund and the National Land Transport Fund will provide substantial capital funding for the Longburn to Palmerston ...More >>

Council welcomes cycleways funding

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:00:58 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council says a grant from a new Government fund for cycling infrastructure is a strong vote of support for its Major Cycle Routes (MCR) network. Transport Minster Simon Bridges today announced the first round of funding from the Government’s ...More >>

Government’s urban cycleways plans are not enough

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:49:57 +1300 | Green Party

The urban cycling infrastructure projects announced today are not enough to prevent costly injuries to cyclists and encourage commuters and school children to cycle, The Green Party said today. Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter ...More >>

Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:48:01 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering its Night Rider service again – and this time the deals will extend to regional New Zealand destinations. From 20 February, for a limited time, every seat on an additional late night service on selected regional and trunk ...More >>

Bishop welcomes $4.5 million for Wainuiomata Hill Cycleway

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:32:31 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is delighted that the Wainuiomata Hill Cycleway will be one of the first projects to receive support from the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme.More >>

In the Shadow of Zheng He: China’s One Belt, One Road Policy

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:29:06 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

The Chinese flag hangs in fraternal union with Serbia as one crosses the Zemun-Borča bridge, completed last month, and now named Pupinov most. It was yet another infrastructure gem in what is becoming typical of Beijing’s global investment push, a policy typified ...More >>

Auckland Weekly Traffic Bulletin - 1 - 7 February 2015

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:18:41 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

30 January 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Auckland OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES 1 February – 7 February 2015 More >>

New Government Funding for Dunedin Cycleways

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:43:37 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin, 30 January 2015 – Work on Dunedin’s cycleways is set to get a boost with the Minister of Transport Simon Bridges announcing the DCC is to receive an additional $570,000 to fund cycle projects.More >>

Specially-dressed aircraft spread the love of cricket

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:42:20 +1300 | Emirates Airlines

With just two weeks to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Emirates airline has unveiled the first of its aircraft that will feature the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 logo, flying initially to Australia and New Zealand as well as other ...More >>

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:19:37 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the first $37 million worth of cycleway projects to be rolled out across the country as part of the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme.More >>

Watch out for kids as schools start back

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:18:17 +1300 | Automobile Association

The AA is reminding all drivers to be extra careful as schools start for 2015. Many primary schools will be starting on Monday, so the roads will be busy in the mornings and afternoons with schoolkids and parents.More >>

Gull Pushes Diesel under One Dollar

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:53:44 +1300 | Gull Petroleum

‘Fill ‘er up’ suddenly sounds quite appealing for diesel vehicle owners. Gull, New Zealand’s independent family-owned oil company, has this morning dropped the price of diesel at all company priced sites to under the magic $1 per litre mark.More >>

Barca FC’s Qatar Airways rethink airline's reputation

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:30:44 +1300 | ITF Press Officer

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today congratulated Barcelona football club for considering dropping its lucrative sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways, over what club president Josep Maria Bartomeu described as “social issues”.More >>

Mazda revs up for Leadfoot

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:28:23 +1300 | Mazda NZ

Mazda New Zealand is putting pedal to the metal in support of the Leadfoot Festival in Coromandel over Waitangi Weekend. Leadfoot was founded by Kiwi rally and hill climb legend Rod Millen and takes place on the spectacular 1.6km long driveway that ...More >>

Fatal pedestrian incident at rail crossing - Morningside

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:45:48 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Auckland City Police, Fire and Ambulance services are currently [29/1] at the scene of a train versus pedestrian fatal crash in Morningside Drive, Morningside. More >>

No more departure tax at Airport

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:39:04 +1300 | Rotorua Airport

Passengers flying out of Rotorua Airport will no longer have to make a compulsory stop at the departure levy counter, with fees now passed on directly to commercial airline customers. From 1 February 2015, the $5 domestic and $15 international departure ...More >>

Classic Cars' Quarter Century Helping Kiwi Kids

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:21:53 +1300 | Variety - The Children's Charity

New Plymouth will ring to the sound of sirens and the sight of classic and quirky cars on March 6 at the launch of the 25th Trillian Variety Bash, a rally raising funds for Kiwi kids via Variety – the Children’s Charity which will circle the ...More >>

Repco backs iconic Race to the Sky event

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:20:10 +1300 | Highlands Motorsport Park

The return of New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky hill-climb managed by the team from Highlands Motorsport Park has gained the support of leading automotive aftermarket supplier Repco New Zealand.More >>

 

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