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Waitomo pumps Kiwi petrol price down below $2

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:57:34 +1300 | Waitomo Group

Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo Group has dropped its fuel prices not just for a day but for all of next week, with Unleaded 91 petrol now less than $2 a litre. More >>

QAC to continue conversation on future of Wanaka Airport

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:08:40 +1300 | Queenstown Airport

The Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) team will be out and about in the Wanaka community over the coming months to share information and seek feedback on future developments at Wanaka Airport as it shapes the master plan, due to be released in ...More >>

Free buses for people with disabilities endorsed

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:54:24 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has resolved to endorse a proposal for free public transport for people with disabilities in the Waikato and supported seeking a business case for free buses for Under-18s in Hamilton.More >>

Twyford’s commuter train has $175 ticket price

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:35:03 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Transport Minister’s commuter rail plan between Hamilton and Auckland is so expensive that he could pay passengers to use a taxi or Uber instead, National’s Associate Infrastructure spokesperson and Hamilton East MP David Bennett says.More >>

Bus commuters in Waikato ride for free as protest continues

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:46:42 +1300 | FIRST Union

Christmas comes early for bus commuters in the Waikato this year as around 120 bus drivers will refuse to accept payment from passengers. Passengers will be receiving free rides on services provided by Go Bus in Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Otorohanga and ...More >>

$40m Regional Rail Hub investment will fast-track growth

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:56:54 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council welcomed today’s announcement by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones of a $40 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund towards the development of a Regional Rail Hub.More >>

UPDATE: KiwiRail gets $40M for Manawatu freight hub

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:26:12 +1300 | BusinessDesk

KiwiRail is accelerating work to relocate its Palmerston North operations out of the city as part of plans to develop a regional hub to better handle freight flows throughout the lower North Island.More >>

Auckland-Hamilton commuter rail service on the cards

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:14:48 +1300 | BusinessDesk

A daily commuter rail service between Auckland and Hamilton is a step closer following the release of a New Zealand Transport Agency business plan outlining a service that could start in election year.More >>

Transition to new Whakatū Arterial Link begins

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:05:12 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Work on the Whakatū Arterial Link is now 95 per cent complete, with traffic due to be redirected onto the new Pākōwhai roundabout to access Whakatū Rd as of Monday, November 19. More >>

Work starts to remove properties for Eastern Busway

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:16:58 +1300 | Auckland Transport

Work started today to remove 61 properties as part of the AMETI Eastern Busway route. The project is separated into four stages: Panmure to Pakuranga (EB1), Pakuranga Town Centre and Reeves Flyover (EB2), Pakuranga to Botany Busway (EB3), and a new ...More >>

KiwiRail gets $40M for new Manawatu freight hub

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:39:10 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail is planning to relocate its Palmerston North operations out of the city as part of plans to develop a regional hub to better handle freight flows throughout the lower North Island.More >>

RTF welcomes driver training investment

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:52:49 +1300 | Road Transport Forum

The Road Transport Forum has welcomed today’s announcement that the Government will be investing $2.8 million into expansion of the driver training facility at Manfeild Park.More >>

Councils to consider case for Hamilton rail

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:51:03 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Waikato councils will consider the business case for a start-up Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service expected to begin in 2020, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced today.More >>

Wellington ferry skipper fined $1,688 after grounding

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:04:38 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

The skipper of one of Wellington’s East by West ferries, Iain David Wilson, has been fined $1,688 after speeding and grounding the passenger ferry, City Cat . More >>

Summer road work season has begun

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:28:06 +1300 | NZTA

Summer road works have begun on Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District highways which will help ensure well-maintained road surfaces and safe journeys for road users all year round.More >>

KiwiRail committed to inland freight hub

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:36:59 +1300 | KiwiRail

The Government's $40m investment in a new freight hub near Palmerston North will ready the Manawatu-Whanganui region for the coming freight growth, KiwiRail's Acting Chief Executive Todd Moyle says.More >>

PGF investment in Advanced Aviation Hub in Whanganui

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:09:01 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A $400,000 investment from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will be used to fund the first stage of an Advanced Aviation Hub at Whanganui Airport, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.More >>

PGF investing to expand National Driver Training Centre

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:06:43 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A $2.8 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will help establish a national commercial driver programme near Palmerston North, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.More >>

PGF investment to fast track regional freight hub

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:04:06 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A $40 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will enable KiwiRail to build a new regional freight hub near Palmerston North, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.More >>

Kāpiti-Horowhenua Electric Charging Stations Underway

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:43:05 +1300 | Foodstuffs Limited

The first of six more electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations spanning the Kāpiti and Horowhenua regions has opened at PAK'nSAVE Kāpiti at Coastlands Mall. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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