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Impact of Global Cyber Attack

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:10:15 +1200 | Ports of Auckland

Impact of Global Cyber Attack Ports of Auckland has not been directly affected by the global cyber-attack, contrary to some erroneous media reports. We are currently working to assist one of our customers, Maersk Lines, which has been affected. The ...More >>

Auckland Transport improving rail safety

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:22:29 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport improving rail safety In an effort to improve the overall experience for rail customers, Auckland Transport (AT) is employing Transport Officers and installing new electronic ticketing gates at more stations across the city. Ōtāhuhu Station ...More >>

New slips add to challenges in Manawatu Gorge

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:38:57 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says further small slips in the Manawatu Gorge have added to the challenges facing work crews and engineers working hard to stabilise hillsides and rock faces to make the road safe for traffic.More >>

Road safety benefits from collaborative innovation

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:26:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Transport Tim Macindoe has seen first-hand today how innovative weather technology is being used to help keep our roads safe. More >>

One person dead following Karaka crash

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:58:52 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a single vehicle crash in Linwood Road, Karaka. One person died in the crash, which occurred at around 5.30 this morning, and one person is reported to have sustained critical injuries. More >>

C3 picked to run Tainui's Ruakura inland port

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:01:32 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) - C3, the local on-wharf logistics firm owned by Linx Cargo Care Group, has been picked out of seven bids to operate Waikato-Tainui's inland port at Ruakura on Hamilton's city limits. More >>

Improvements coming for Wairarapa train commuters

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:07:03 +1200 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

“We’re aware of the concerns of Wairarapa Line travellers. Punctuality and capacity are the heart of the issues they face and we’re going to intensify how we work with our partners to address them ” says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair ...More >>

Crash; Roxburgh, Central Otago-UPDATE 1

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:10:16 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The crash happened at 1.52pm today and has involved a bus and a 4WD vehicle. More >>

NZ to deliver air traffic control services for Pacific

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:07:39 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Airways New Zealand will continue to deliver air traffic control services to Niue, Samoa, the Cook Islands, and the Kingdom of Tonga after the contract was re-signed in Christchurch today, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.More >>

Ruben shares his road safety tips on the Coromandel

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:47:47 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Ruben the Road Safety Bear will be travelling the Coromandel Peninsula this month to teach children up to seven years of age, foundation road safety skills. More >>

A-G's strategic intentions and Singapore Airlines response

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:29:39 +1200 | Controller and Auditor-General

We’ve published two publications on our website today: The Auditor-General’s strategic intentions to 2025 was presented to the House of Representatives today. It sets out the objectives our Office will focus on for the next eight years. As ...More >>

TGH and LINX join forces at Ruakura

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:27:35 +1200 | Joint Press Release

The Waikato-Tainui owned Ruakura inland port development has taken a major step forward with the announcement today of a joint venture partnership with a world-class port operator.More >>

Proposed safer speeds for travel through Kaukapakapa

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:58:03 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is proposing to lower the speed limits on State Highway 16 either side of Kaukapakapa Village to improve safety and respond to the increasing traffic in the area.More >>

The European Commission, Google and Anti-Competition

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:07:38 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

“Google’s practices have deprived millions of European consumers of the full benefits of competition, genuine choice and innovation.” More >>

Wellington City Council signs off Annual Budget

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:08:19 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have unanimously voted to pass this year’s annual plan, which delivers major investments while keeping rates well below forecast. More >>

Proposed speed changes to make travel near Puhoi safer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:29:51 +1200 | NZTA

The community is being asked for its feedback on proposed changes to speed limits to improve safety for those travelling through the State Highway 1 intersection at Puhoi. The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport say changing the speed limit ...More >>

Wellington roads likely to be busier while Lions in town

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:01:03 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Wellington District Police are reminding motorists that traffic is likely to be heavier than usual in the coming days as a large number of Lions fans travel into and around the region.More >>

Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:23:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins have announced new measures to support the uptake of electric vehicles and improve energy efficiency in New Zealand. The ...More >>

New bus hubs: commuters and residents asked for views

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:34:16 +1200 | Joint Press Release

New bus hubs: commuters and residents asked for views New bus hubs are planned for Kilbirnie and Johnsonville next year – and it’s essential that commuters have their say about the proposals. That’s the advice from Wellington City Council’s ...More >>

All aglow for the runway show

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:07:21 +1200 | Project Glow Wear

Tickets are now on sale for a high impact runway show in Wellington for the second annual Project Glow Wear reflective fashion design competition. This will be followed by an Auckland show a fortnight later. Each night will see a spectacular showcase ...More >>

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