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Delays Possible on SH16 as Remedial Work Gets Underway

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:32:35 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

Auckland motorists are being advised of possible delays on State Highway 16, from Trigg Road to Matua Road, fromthis Monday(24 November) as remedial works get underway on the highway.More >>

Air NZ wins big in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:47:26 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has been awarded Best Economy Cabin, Best Premium Economy Cabin, and Best Livery Design in this year’s Monocle magazine Travel Top 50 awards. More >>

NZ Transport Agency closing southbound tunnel

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:26:50 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the Northern Gateway Toll Road, southbound, will be closed on the evenings of Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th November 2014, from from 9pm – 5am. This will include the Orewa southbound on ramp.More >>

Bay of Plenty East Traffic Report

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:20:50 +1300 | NZTA

· Impact: Detour route is about the same length as highway route. Minor delays for HPMV who should use SH5 Old Taupo Rd and SH30 Hemo Rd & Sala St. More >>

Fuel50 raises second investment round to take on US market

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:55:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland-based software startup Fuel50 raised $1 million in a second angel investment round to fund its push in the US, where it was named as one of five best new technologies at an international human resources industry ...More >>

ManaBus.com services begin

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:55:47 +1300 | ManaBus

Auckland, 21 November 2014 – ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, commences its first passenger services today, with coaches operating between Auckland and Wellington.More >>

Fatal Crash - Whangarei District - Northland

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:43:38 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Fatal Crash SH1 Otaika, Whangarei District Emergency Services are attending a fatal motor vehicle crash between a car and a truck at Otaika about 6 km south of Whangarei on SH1. The crash occurred at about 1230pm. The road will be closed for several hours ...More >>

Student researcher looks at refuelling for disabled drivers

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:58:56 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is helping a community-based organisation conduct further research into the feasibility of an automated refuelling device for mobility-impaired drivers.More >>

Poor govt advice to workers on petrol station drive-offs

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:33:56 +1300 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions has raised concerns with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ('MBIE') regarding their reported advice to workers about the petrol station drive away issue.More >>

Rickshaw Andy’s doing it for the kids

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:26:48 +1300 | Heart Kids

One man is confident he’ll be among the last to finish the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge on November 29th and he’s going to do it in style, in a rickshaw and for a fantastic cause.More >>

High community interest for Northern Corridor Project

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:11:39 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is thanking the community for making the time to attend and provide their feedback at the community open days on the Northern Corridor Improvements last week.More >>

3-yr-old girl dies after hit by car in Te Atatu Peninsula

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:42 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Just after 7.30am this morning Police were called to a residential address in Te Atatu Peninsula. A 3 year-old girl had been hit by a car in a driveway. Family members attempted first aid, and the child was transported to hospital by ambulance, but ...More >>

Opportunity in Christchurch to Have Public Bike Share System

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:30:11 +1300 | Christchurch Public Bike Share

A crowdfunding campaign to support the introduction of a public Bike Share system in central Christchurch launches today at www.chchbikeshare.co.nz. The Bike Share system is a world class option that will connect key sites within the CBD, and offer ...More >>

New Bridgestone Select store opens in Christchurch

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:17:17 +1300 | Bridgestone

Bridgestone New Zealand is opening another new Bridgestone Select dealership this Saturday, the 22nd of November 10am – 2pm at 51 Birmingham Drive, Middleton, Christchurch. More >>

Wellington Cable Car Finalist in Engineering Awards

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:32:09 +1300 | Wellington City Council

An “innovative and ingenious” electrical fault protection project that greatly enhances safety for workers and members of the public near trolley bus overhead wires has landed Wellington Cable Car Limited (WCCL) a spot as a finalist in the prestigious ...More >>

Tauranga Eastern Link fire

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:22:44 +1300 | NZTA

At approximately 8pm on Thursday evening emergency service were called to the Tauranga Eastern Link project as an embankment on the State Highway 2 Domain Road interchange was on fire. More >>

Bold new-generation Triton makes its bow

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:07:11 +1300 | Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi’s new-generation 2015 Triton ute has made its international debut. Launched this week in Thailand, where it will be built, the new Triton will be more efficient, offer high levels of safety and raise the bar for passenger car-like driving performance, ...More >>

New rescue chopper landing sites built on Coromandel

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:40:37 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

Four rescue helicopter landing pads have been built around the Southern Coromandel as part of a multi-agency motorcycle safety project, led by the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

New Zealand flavour introduced on China Southern flights

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:03:32 +1300 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport, China Southern Airlines and Al Brown have joined forces to introduce a unique New Zealand taste to the China Southern inflight experience. More >>

Work begins tomorrow on Central City transport projects

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:48:20 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Work gets underway tomorrow on two Central City transport projects, with major changes at the Hagley / Moorhouse Corner. More >>

 

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