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Scoot to name a plane for Spirit’s highest form of flattery

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:57:02 +1200 | Scoot

Popular Asian airline Scoot’s cheeky ribbing of controversial US budget airline Spirit is reaching new heights with a plan to name its new Boeing 787 aircraft ‘Inspiring Spirit’.More >>

Air NZ to fly over 650,000 more domestic seats in FY16

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:18:08 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will increase its total domestic capacity by more than 650,000 seats in the coming financial year. More >>

Chinese rail engineers have a right to NZ conditions

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:16:32 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Chinese rail engineers currently working in New Zealand are being short-changed their rightful wage entitlements under New Zealand labour law, the Council of Trade Unions said today.More >>

First Central City transport project complete

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:56:55 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Changes that make it easier for travellers to get into the Central City are one step closer to reality with the road works at Hagley / Moorhouse Corner finishing today. This is the first transport project delivered as part of the joint Christchurch City ...More >>

Expect delays when travelling in the Bay of Plenty

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:20:39 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

Plan ahead and expect delays when travelling in the Bay of Plenty Motorists are advised to drive with care and allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty during the school holidays as work on the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) and ...More >>

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:18:07 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say More >>

Survey - Aucklanders willing to pay for better transport

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:56:04 +1200 | NZCID

Survey findings demonstrate Aucklanders are willing to pay for better transport services and reduced congestion More >>

Over half surveyed support Auckland Plan transport network

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:04:31 +1200 | Auckland Council

Transport survey: more than half support Auckland Plan transport network A majority of Aucklanders support the proposed Auckland Plan transport network, according to the results of a quantitative survey of more than 5,000 of the region’s residents, ...More >>

Allow extra time when travelling on SH29 over Kaimai Range

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:50:43 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

Allow extra time when travelling on SH29 over the Kaimai Range The NZ Transport Agency says they are focused on reducing delays to motorists as major road rehabilitation work continues on State Highway 29, west of Tauranga this month.More >>

Flight Centre Launches the Captains Club for Exclusive Deals

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:06:53 +1200 | Flight Centre

Travellers to enjoy the rewards as Flight Centre NZ introduces customer-friendly members only club More >>

Contractors prepare to start building Maungatapu underpass

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:59:03 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

Contractors prepare to start building Tauranga’s Maungatapu underpass Contractors are gearing up to build Tauranga’s Maungatapu underpass with preliminary works set to start this month ahead of construction in September. The Maungatapu underpass ...More >>

Waikato traffic bulletin April 17 -24

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:48:25 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

Waikato traffic bulletin April 17 -24 The NZ Transport Agency says stop/go traffic management will be in place on roads in the southwest Waikato from next week as contractors roll out a water cutting programme.More >>

4-star ANCAPs: attention to structural integrity needed

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:26:55 +1200 | New Zealand Automobile Association

Both the 2014 Mini Cooper 3 and the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer fall short of a 5-star ANCAP rating after crash tests reveal the driver could be seriously injured due to a lack of structural protection.More >>

NZ Transport Agency Weekly Traffic Bulletin 19 – 25 April

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:13:44 +1200 | 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, 24 April. ...More >>

Simon Bridge's bridges may cost lives

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:55:43 +1200 | Dog And Lemon guide

The government should cancel the planned $70 million spendup on Northland one-lane bridges and divert the money into desperately needed safety projects, says the car review website .More >>

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:19:54 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington International Airport's revised landing fees are "just within" the Commerce Commission's acceptable range of returns, the regulator said.More >>

Serious crash in Harewood - Breen Rd

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:30:20 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Breen Rd is expected to remain closed for the next hour between Harewood Rd and Veronica St while Canterbury Police Serious Crash Unit complete a scene examination. More >>

Tourism NZ, Air NZ will push Houston link in joint campaign

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:58:44 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism New Zealand said a joint venture promotional campaign it's launching with Air New Zealand in the US in September will have a strong focus on pushing the airline’s new direct flight from Auckland to Houston, Texas, announced ...More >>

Delays on SH29 Kaimai Range

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:42:51 +1200 | NZ Transport

Delays on SH29 Kaimai Range The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that there are delays of approximately 20 minutes on State Highway 29 over the Kaimai Range. More >>

Consultation on three Christchurch transport projects

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:53:25 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today gave the go-ahead to start public consultation on three concept designs for further transport projects needed to support key anchor projects in the Central City.More >>


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