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Sign your family up to Bike’vember

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:51:42 +1300 | Bike'vember

Sound familiar? Mum-Dad can you pick me up from school - pleeeease? Now you can say – “oh sorry honey, I don’t want to get in the way of your goals. You pledged to ride for 30 days in November”. Wonderful – think of that extra time you’ll ...More >>

Air New Zealand congratulates Taranaki with cheap seats

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:35:20 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s Grabaseat is celebrating Taranaki being named by Lonely Planet as one of the world’s top 10 regions to visit by offering hundreds of cheap seats to and from the region this morning.More >>

Weather helps progress Brynderwyn Improvements project

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:05:54 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Construction work on the State Highway 1 Brynderwyn Improvements project is ramping up as the warmer, drier, spring weather approaches. More >>

Air New Zealand scoops two industry innovation awards

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:15:54 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has taken out two significant innovation awards at the prestigious Air Passenger Experience (APEX) Awards held overnight in Singapore. More >>

New bus services for South Auckland, Pukekohe and Waiuku

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:27:04 +1300 | Auckland Transition Agency

New bus services for South Auckland, Pukekohe and Waiuku – on its way We are only days away before the biggest ever change to Auckland’s bus and train network. More >>

Denby Road Pathway Opening

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:48:16 +1300 | South Taranaki District Council

A big turnout is expected for the official opening of the Denby Road to Waihi Beach Pathway which takes place this coming Sunday 30 October at 11am. South Taranaki District Council engineering group manager, Brent Manning, invites anyone planning to attend, ...More >>

Air Force Boeing 757 Townsville Landing Raises Questions

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:18:00 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First questions the wisdom and cost benefit to the New Zealand Defence Force of it providing the Prime Minister’s private jet. More >>

Extra buses for Karori customers

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:45:11 +1300 | Metlink

Karori bus customers are getting extra buses today to ease the work and school commute into the city. More >>

Toyota ups its safety game with latest Landcruiser

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:38:15 +1300 | New Zealand Automobile Association

The latest Toyota Landcruiser 70 single cab chassis has hit the market with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating, jumping up two stars after a number of upgrades. More >>

Bridge repairs between Jacksons and Kumara next week

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:47:11 +1300 | NZTA

Bridge repairs between Jacksons and Kumara next week – delays of 30 minutes afternoon, 15 minutes morning More >>

Going away this long Labour Weekend? Know before you go!

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:34:55 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

With traffic already building on key highways, the NZ Transport Agency encourages everyone heading off for a break to “know before you go” and check the Agency’s Labour Weekend Hotspots map . The Hotspots maps collate information from previous ...More >>

Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:24:25 +1300 | New Zealand Police

"Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads over the holiday weekend in Western Bay of Plenty" More >>

NZDF Begins Annual Airlift Support Mission to Antarctica

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:15:55 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun its annual mission to take scientists and support staff to Antarctica, to help advance research in the world’s harshest continent. Yesterday a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Boeing 757 flew 81 scientific ...More >>

One-day viewing area for the arrival of the A380

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:50:31 +1300 | Christchurch Airport

The day Christchurch plane-spotters have been waiting for is nearly here. Monday October 31 will see the 1.45pm arrival of the first scheduled A380 aircraft at Christchurch Airport, ahead of an on-going daily service. To give as many people as possible the ...More >>

Overnight motorway closures 23 October – 29 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:34:34 +1300 | NZTA

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 the next available date, prior to Friday, 28 October ...More >>

Heading north on SH1 from Wellington this Labour Weekend?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:31:45 +1300 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists heading north on State Highway 1 out of Wellington for Labour Weekend to pay extra attention, with changes to the road layout at both Poplar Ave and through Peka Peka, as part of the construction ...More >>

National's infrastructure plan irresponsible, short-sighted

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:07:41 +1300 | Green Party

The National Government's infrastructure plan, released today, completely ignores the reality of climate change, the Green Party said. More >>

SCIRT Traffic Update for the week starting Monday 24 October

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:28:13 +1300 | Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

• SCIRT work around the Fitzgerald Ave twin bridges is expected to be completed this week. More >>

New Zealand’s most popular motorcycle routes sought

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:21:48 +1300 | Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council

Kiwi motorcyclists are being asked to lend a hand to motorcycle safety by opening up their map books and showing where they ride. A nationwide survey, launched today by ACC, the NZ Transport Agency and the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (MSAC), ...More >>

Temporary restrictions for the protection of wildlife

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:48 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council has been working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to have temporary dog restrictions in place for parts of beaches and tracks, not already included in our Dog Control Bylaw, from time to time for the protection of native wildlife.More >>


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