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Wellington bus network changes to be reviewed

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:50:51 +1200 | RNZ

Wellington's new bus network will be independently reviewed after ongoing complaints of buses being late, too full to board or not showing up at all. More >>

New fast-charge stations for more electric vehicles

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:17:14 +1200 | Contact Energy

Wellington has taken another leap forward in the move to Electric Vehicles (EVs), with the installation of three new fast-charge stations in the city. More >>

Air NZ shows young women the sky’s the limit on Suffrage 125

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:24:54 +1200 | Air NZ

Air New Zealand shows young women the sky’s the limit on Suffrage 125 Air New Zealand has marked Suffrage Day by looking back at the paths women have forged in the nation’s aviation industry and laying the ground work for more young women ...More >>

Auckland to get 2,500 e-scooters

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:35:43 +1200 | Onzo

Auckland is about to be hit with a new form of sustainable, quick, easy, and super versatile last-mile transport with the launch of Onzo’s rental e-scooters next month. More >>

Unions to GWRC - you can’t fix bus fiasco without drivers

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:36:37 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

NZCTU President Richard Wagstaff and Tramways Union President and full-time bus driver Anne Reedy have made it clear to the Greater Wellington Regional Council that the Wellington bus fiasco cannot be fixed without the industrial dispute between Tranzit ...More >>

Growing need for Health Transport Services

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:33:47 +1200 | St John

A report released today by St John shows a burgeoning need for coordinated, free or very-low-cost health transport services at a national level to support New Zealand’s ageing population.More >>

Maritime NZ marks World Maritime Day

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:37:20 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

Improving maritime safety in the Pacific is in the spotlight at an event being held in Auckland today (19 Sept) to celebrate World Maritime Day. More >>

Update on crash at Orari near Timaru

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:23:34 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm that three people are in a serious condition as a result of the crash today at 3.40pm. More >>

Albany walking and cycling bridge to be installed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:13:41 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The newest walking and cycling bridge on the North Shore will be lifted into place over the Northern Motorway at Spencer Road in Albany next week. More >>

Rideshare service Ola to launch in New Zealand

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:49:23 +1200 | Ola

Ola, one of the world’s largest rideshare services to launch in New Zealand New Zealand - September 18, 2018: Ola, one of the world's largest ridesharing platforms, has today announced its plans to enter New Zealand to provide both drivers and passengers ...More >>

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:46:40 +1200 | Road Transport Forum

This week is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the hard-working men and women of the New Zealand road transport industry, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley.More >>

Dixon wins fifth US Indycar Championship

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:45:23 +1200 | RNZ

The New Zealand motor racing driver Scott Dixon has won the US Indycar championship for the fifth time. More >>

Drive Electric ramps up EV advocacy

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:31:57 +1200 | Drive Electric

Electric vehicle advocacy group Drive Electric has been promoting the uptake of EVs in New Zealand on several fronts during recent months. More >>

Delivering safety and fairness to farmers

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:17:51 +1200 | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has launched a new policy that will deliver safe outcomes and be fair to farmers and others with private crossings Group General Manager Investment, Planning and Risk David Gordon says.More >>

Feds on board with railway crossing changes

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:15:31 +1200 | Federated Farmers

KiwiRail has a new policy coming down the track on private rail crossings and Federated Farmers is on board with it. More >>

Auckland Airport recognised globally for sustainability

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:13:34 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport continues to be recognised globally as a sustainable business, with its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), announced yesterday, for the eighth consecutive year. The company is one of only eight organisations included ...More >>

Avis wins at World Travel Awards

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:26:45 +1200 | Avis Budget Group

Avis Car Rental New Zealand has been awarded ‘New Zealand Leading Car Rental Company of 2018’ at the 25th Annual World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony. Avis achieved the recognition ahead of competition from the likes of Europcar, Hertz, ...More >>

Queenstown weather disruption

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:17:10 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Poor weather has unfortunately forced Air New Zealand to cancel services into and out of Queenstown this morning and the disruption is likely to continue throughout the day.More >>

Free buses kick off new public transport plan consultation

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:32:42 +1200 | Environment Canterbury

Public consultation opens today on the draft Regional Public Transport Plan, and Environment Canterbury has announced that this Saturday, 22 September, travel on its bus network will be free.More >>

Māori killed, charged in police pursuits more than others

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:31:08 +1200 | RNZ

Police figures show Māori make up more than half of people warned or charged following police pursuits. More >>


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