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Lewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:48:22 +1200 | NZTA

Lewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers – bridge beams bound for Kaikoura sharing the highway from next week From early next week, Tuesday, 22 August, drivers will need to watch for 28 metre (bumper to bumper) truck loads moving bridge beams ...More >>

Safety improvements added to Waikato state highway

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:42:58 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Safety improvements added to Waikato state highway Work gets underway next month on safety improvements on a stretch of State Highway 1B between Taupiri and Hamilton, Associate Minister of Transport Tim Macindoe has announced. Mr Macindoe visited the ...More >>

Delays expected while State Highway 2 bridge is strengthened

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:05:45 +1200 | NZTA

Delays are expected near Katikati while a bridge is strengthened to allow heavier trucks to use State Highway 2 between Tauranga and Waihi. More >>

Ngaio Gorge Road in Wellington will be reopened

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:52:29 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Ngaio Gorge Road in Wellington will be reopened to all traffic and pedestrians from 4pm following today's landslip More >>

Resealing Havelock Road

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:50:37 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Road resealing will be carried out along the Havelock North end of Havelock Rd over five days from August 28. More >>

Increased flights on Bangkok to Auckland route

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:32:16 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Thai Airways that it will increase flights on its Bangkok to Auckland service. From November 2017 Thai Airways will fly daily from Bangkok to Auckland and introduce a new Boeing Dreamliner aircraft ...More >>

Auckland Overnight motorway closures 20 – 26 August 2017

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:14:51 +1200 | NZTA

Overnight motorway closures 20 – 26 August 2017 The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at ...More >>

Road re-opened - State Highway 57, Shannon

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:16:03 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Road re-opened - State Highway 57, Shannon - Central State Highway 57, Shannon, is now clear. Police would like to thank motorists for their patience. ENDS More >>

Kirkbride Trench officially open

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:08:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new interchange and trench on State Highway 20A will make journeys between Auckland Airport and the city safer and more reliable, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. More >>

New opportunities and new horizons for tourism operators

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:49:34 +1200 | Christchurch Airport

Four more South Island tourism companies have today been named as recipients of the ‘New Horizons Fund’ support programme to help them make the most of opportunities from the rapidly growing China market.More >>

Truck Blocking SH 57 Shannon - Central in Both Directions

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:23:04 +1200 | NZ Police

State Highway 57, near the State Highway 56 intersection near Shannon, is closed as a truck has become stuck and is blocking both lanes. More >>

Power pole damaged following collision in Mangere

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:21:41 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a crash on the corner of Massey Road and Tussock Avenue, Mangere, where a car has collided with a pole. More >>

Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council reappointments

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:17:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse has today announced four reappointments to the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council. “The Council represents the motorcycling community and has a vital role to advise ACC on safety initiatives that will make motorcycling ...More >>

Asia Pacific Superyachts to showcase at Monaco Yacht Show

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:04:33 +1200 | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

Phuket, Thailand…August 17, 2017— Asia Pacific Superyachts owner-agents are excited to return and share new information of stunning Asia Pacific regions at the ultimate luxury rendezvous for the international elite clientele, the Monaco Yacht Show to ...More >>

Urgent Road Repairs - SH16 & SH18 - 17.08.2017

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:18:40 +1200 | NZTA

Urgent Road Repairs - SH16 & SH18 - 17.08.2017 Closure of the State Highway 16 (SH16) and State Highway 18 (SH18) lanes and ramps – tonight, Thursday, 17 August 2017 The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the following closures on State ...More >>

Papakura & Bombay Community Feedback Sought on Transport

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:52:41 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is seeking community feedback on proposed improvements to Auckland’s Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) between Papakura and Bombay, to support population growth along this busy corridor.More >>

Freightways Acquires Australian Medical Waste Company

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:44:28 +1200 | Freightways

Freightways Limited (Freightways) has diversified its presence in the Australian market with the purchase of the business and assets of State Waste Services (Australia) Pty Ltd and its related entities (collectively, SWS). SWS provides medical waste ...More >>

Airport welcomes direct flights on Manila to Auckland route

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:37:36 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Philippine Airlines that it will introduce a direct flight on its Manila to Auckland route. More >>

Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland rail service

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:28:54 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government. More >>

Colonial Motor Co lifts annual profit 4.2%

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:11:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Colonial Motor Co, which listed on the NZ stock exchange in 1962, lifted annual profit 4.2 percent as the motor vehicle distributor continued to enjoy the nation's car sales boom. More >>


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