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Outstanding marks for Panmure Interchange

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:52:32 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Outstanding marks for Panmure Interchange Panmure locals rate their new bus and train station a near perfect 99 out of 100. The outstanding customer satisfaction score comes after an Auckland Transport face to face survey of passengers just weeks after ...More >>

NZ Transport Agency: Waikato and Bay of Plenty region

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:33:04 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is closed near Te Matai Road to Hamurana Junction due to a slip, the road is not expected to reopen until further notice.More >>

Road closure update - Tauranga

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:31:06 +1200 | New Zealand Police

State Highway 36, the Tauranga direct route will remain closed for the most of the day. Roading contractors are working to clear the road and ensure road safety. More >>

ORC proposes transfer of city bus service to DCC

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:34:08 +1200 | Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council’s finance and corporate committee has resolved to offer the governance of Dunedin public transport to the Dunedin City Council. This means that DCC would have the opportunity to take over the planning and operational public ...More >>

SH36 is closed due to slip

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:17:21 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police advise SH36 is closed due to slip, contractors have been on site and advised that likely closed over night. SH36 at Te Matai is diverted towards Te Puke (Tauranga Side),More >>

Minister Reverses His Position Over Gisborne Rail Link

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:00:29 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Answers given in Parliament today suggest Minister for Transport Gerry Brownlee has reversed his decision on the mothballed Gisborne-Napier railway, says New Zealand First.More >>

SCIRT update – Easter weekend 2014

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:52:54 +1200 | Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

SCIRT work sites will close over the Easter break, but traffic management will remain in place around sites and equipment. More >>

Air NZ says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle in Oz

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:50:37 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Air New Zealand says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle over cargo cartel, seeks costs More >>

Drive safely over Easter

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse is urging road users to slow down and take care this Easter. More >>

Molesworth and Rainbow roads to close due to extreme weather

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:02:02 +1200 | Department of Conservation

The Acheron Road through Molesworth Station is to close from Thursday 17 April, due to extreme weather conditions. The heavy rain and wind is causing flooding and hazardous driving conditions in the Station, and is forecast to worsen over the Easter weekend.More >>

Change of approach to government procurement needed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:29:46 +1200 | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The rail engineering industry has been totally let down by National’s lack of manufacturing policy, and Labour’s measures outlined today represent a marked shift in approach to supporting domestic industries, the RMTU said today.More >>

Coromandel road closures prompt Police warning on travel

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:02:01 +1200 | New Zealand Police

As they review roading conditions following the first heavy rains in several months, Waikato Police are advising against all but essential travel to or around the Coromandel. More >>

Plunket: Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Easter

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:44 +1200 | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids’ safety while they’re on the roads over the long Easter and holidays. “Have a great Easter and holidays, enjoy time with family and friends and remember everyone has to be ...More >>

State: still keeping you safe on the road this Easter

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:19:53 +1200 | STATE Insurance

The long-awaited Easter/ Anzac break is nearly upon us while the weather may have taken a turn for the worse in several parts of the country, many Kiwis will still be packing up their cars to take a road trip.More >>

More buses and improved services for Green Bay, Titirangi

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:06:07 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport has released its decisions for the bus network in Green Bay, Blockhouse Bay, Wood Bay, French Bay, Tanekaha, Titirangi, Laingholm, Kaurilands and Glen Eden. More >>

Storm’s continued impact on Easter holiday driving

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:42:54 +1200 | NZTA

Easter holidaymakers are being advised by the NZ Transport Agency to drive to the conditions and to take extreme care for safe travel in the wake of the storms that battered Auckland and Northland. Winds gusted up to 98kph on the Auckland Harbour ...More >>

Thrifty secures government rental car contract

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:41:18 +1200 | Thrifty

Thrifty Car Rental has won a key government contract to provide vehicle rentals to all New Zealand government agencies. The tender was granted by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and is the first “All-of-Government” agreement ...More >>

Weather adds risk to Easter driving on Canterbury roads

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:39:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are urging drivers to take extra care over the extended Easter and Anzac Day holiday period - especially with rain forecast for much of the week. This year, Easter is followed by Anzac Day the following weekend, and coincides with ...More >>

ORC has no plans for harbourside land sale or development

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:56:20 +1200 | Otago Regional Council

ORC chairman Stephen Woodhead, in response to speculation that the council was negotiating with property developers, said that it was not currently marketing any of its undeveloped land for sale or development.More >>

Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:34 +1200 | ExportNZ

New Zealand’s reputation as a land of milk and honey lifestyle is underpinned by an increasing range of eclectic high value businesses epitomized by the finalists in the 2014 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards Auckland.More >>

 

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