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Auckland glows during unrivalled weekend

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:32:30 +1300 | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

An unrivalled weekend of sporting and cultural events in Auckland came together seamlessly with stunning weather and international recognition for our diverse line-up. More >>

Launch of Essential Transport Budget - Generation Zero

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:56:47 +1300 | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is today launching a report - Fix Our City: An analysis of the Transport Budget in the 2015 - 2025 Long Term Plan - that proposes that Auckland Council focuses on a transport budget that prioritises the essential ...More >>

Ice Pilot’s critical mission

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:40:37 +1300 | NIWA

A research voyage in Antarctic waters faces the tyranny of distance and ice during every hour of the six-week voyage. More >>

Rock fall prevention work in Waioeka Gorge: expect delays

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:06:28 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists travelling between Opotiki and Gisborne on State Highway 2 (SH2) are advised to expect short delays this month as contractors carry out rock fall prevention work in the Waioeka Gorge.More >>

Emirates to commence daily service to Bali

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:27:18 +1300 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates will launch a new daily service rom Dubai to the island of Bali in Indonesia, from June 3. More >>

Rental Vehicle Industry Supporting Road Safety

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:03:04 +1300 | Rental Vehicle Association

Rental vehicle operators continue to pursue coordinated initiatives across the industry as part of broader efforts by the authorities to reduce the number of road incidents, including those involving overseas drivers.More >>

KiwiRail 1H earnings fall on lower coal, logs, dairy volumes

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:55:08 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 2 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the unprofitable government-owned rail operator, reported a 6 percent drop in first-half operating earnings on reduced freight volumes of coal, logs and dairy, and said it would still meet guidance for annual earnings ...More >>

Planning Awards panel begins looking over nominations

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:34:15 +1300 | NZ Planning Institute

Planning Awards panel begins looking over nominations Nominations have closed for the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) Awards covering 2014, and the judges are now considering them. Awards include the Wallace Ross Graduate Award for undertaking ...More >>

2015 Wairarapa Balloon Festival Expected to be Best Ever

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:50:29 +1300 | Sue Teodoro

This year’s balloon festiva (Carterton/Masterton 12th to 15th March l is expected to be one of the best ever according to Jonathan Hooker, Chairman of the Wairarapa Balloon Society.More >>

New Akaroa Harbour Brochure Launched for Seaweek

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:30:55 +1300 | Akaroa District Promotions

Why is Akaroa Harbour Special? The answer to this discussion-provoking question has been summarised in a new brochure launched this week by the Akaroa District Promotions. “The impetus for this initiative arose when it was recognised that there was a ...More >>

Bike Wise announces winner of NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:28:21 +1300 | Bike Wise

This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken! The winner of the esteemed title of ‘NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle’ ...More >>

Transport committee supports police clampdown on ‘racers’

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:20:35 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

The multi-agency regional transport committee has thrown its weight behind police moves to crack down on motorists using highways for racing, burnouts and other dangerous activities at sites around the region. The committee – which includes a number ...More >>

Fullers launches free 3G/4G Service on Auckland Ferries

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:16:15 +1300 | Fullers

Auckland, 02 March 2015 – Leading Auckland ferry operator Fullers Group, today announces the launch of 3G/4G services on most of its vessels servicing the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf. Fullers CEO Doug Hudson says that he hopes that passengers ...More >>

Seeking public feedback on public transport

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:35:46 +1300 | Horizons Regional Council

Public transport is in the spotlight as Horizons Regional Council asks residents whether it’s on track with the draft Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP). More >>

Fantasies of the Fleet: The Emotion of Submarines

Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:02:08 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

“Submarines are the spaceships of the ocean.” [1]Idiosyncratic as ever, the remark from Australia’s independent Senator John Madigan on the ABC program Q & A, who had seemingly come down from a distant historical shelf, says the needed thing when ...More >>

Road Diversions - Great North Road, New Lynn

Sun, 1 Mar 2015 10:47:04 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A serious vehicle crash occurred on Great North Road, Grey Lynn at about 3.36am today. More >>

Last chance to make suggestions on transport plans

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:33:03 +1300 | Environment Southland and Otago Regional Council

Southland and Otago residents have until the end of next week (6 March) to make submissions on the Draft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plans 2015-2021 . More >>

SCIRT traffic news week starting 2 March

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:55:21 +1300 | SCIRT More >>

Last chance to make suggestions on transport plans

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:42:53 +1300 | Environment Southland

Last chance to make suggestions on transport plans Southland and Otago residents have until the end of next week (6 March) to make submissions on the Draft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plans 2015-2021. Environment Southland and the ...More >>

Bar crossing course at Raglan

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:34:28 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

Crossing the notorious Raglan bar can be extremely hazardous for even the most experienced boatie. More >>


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