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Mainfreight calls for transport strategy involving KiwiRail

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:40:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Mainfreight chairman Bruce Plested has criticised what he says is the government's lack of a national transport plan, throwing his support behind state-owned rail operator KiwiRail and calling it an integral part of the ...More >>

Fatal crash victim named

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:21:57 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The man killed in the crash on SH30 at Horohoro yesterday (Tuesday, 28 July) can now be named as Blair Amundsen, aged 35 from Kinleith. Mr Amundsen died when a logging truck lost control and collided with the ute he was driving.More >>

New bus fares from Monday

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:08:29 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bayhopper and Cityride passengers are reminded that fares are set to rise from Monday (SUBS: 3 August). More >>

Emirates adds fourth daily A380 service to Bangkok

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:10 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

29 July 2015: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies today announced its fourth daily A380 service between Dubai and Bangkok with the up-gauge of its current services from 1 December.More >>

Diesel Spill Ngunguru

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:34:17 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Northland police are investigating four separate road crashes on Ngunguru Road East of Rockingham Road. There appears to have been diesel spilt on the road which may have contributed to the crashes.More >>

Police investigating cause of fatal truck crash

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:47:50 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police remain at the scene of a crash on SH30 which has killed one and injured four. More >>

Visiting driver safety training for travel sellers

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:25:09 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

Visiting driver safety training for travel sellers A new online training module focusing on safe driving in New Zealand provides offshore travel sellers with the information they need to prepare people for a Kiwi self-drive holiday. The module, ...More >>

Road patrollers recognised for role in road safety

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:24:09 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Every school day students give up their time to help more than 30,000 children successfully travel to and from Wellington’s primary schools. Wellington City Council and NZ Police have organised an Orange Day celebration on Friday 7 August 2015 to thank ...More >>

New initiative to improve overseas driver safety

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:05:47 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new online training module will help ensure visiting drivers stay safe on New Zealand roads, Ministers Paula Bennett and Craig Foss say. More >>

Changes for Northern Gateway Toll Road

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:15:28 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding customers that changes which will make it easier to use the Northern Gateway Toll Road north of Auckland will come into effect this week.More >>

In Focus: 28 July 2015

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:31:48 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

In my last newsletter I talked about one particularly busy day spent in the electorate during Parliament’s two week recess. More >>

Auckland connections with double daily Lisbon flights

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:05:45 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Auckland travellers bound for Lisbon will have direct connections at Dubai in each direction when Emirates Airline doubles its service to the Portuguese capital from the beginning of next year. More >>

SkyPath Environment Court appeals

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:21:06 +1200 | SkyPath

Two appeals have been lodged with the Environment Court in relation to the resource consent application granted by independent commissioners for SkyPath earlier this month.More >>

SCIRT traffic update, week starting Monday 27 July 2015

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 10:15:57 +1200 | SCRIT

Avonside Dr is closed to eastbound traffic, between Fitzgerald Ave and Stanmore Rd, for about two weeks. Please use other routes. Follow the detours for traffic and pedestrians.More >>

Overnight Motorway Closures

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:44:12 +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, 31 July. ...More >>

Taranaki bus passengers set to increase further

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:30:18 +1200 | Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki’s public transport is gearing up for further demand predicted in the next three years, on top of an already increasing number of residents choosing buses over private vehicles.More >>

Digital clearance technology streamlines departures in NZ

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:38:55 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has this week introduced digital departure clearances, with the use of this latest technology bringing clear benefits for its airline customers. More >>

ManaBus.com releases more winter tickets!

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:24:30 +1200 | ManaBus

ManaBus.com has extended its calendar to enable customers to purchase tickets between August 17th and September 22nd. This will cover the end of Winter and the start of Spring. These new dates will include hundreds of $1 tickets alongside a range of ...More >>

Air NZ and unions collaborate on high performance engagement

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:30:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand has spent the past 18 months working with its staff and unions on high performance engagement designed to lift productivity by allowing worker participation in decision-making.More >>

Singapore Airlines Proud Sponser of NZFW

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:05:16 +1200 | Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines is an official sponsor of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) 2015, which will take place in August at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland. More >>

 

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