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How you can help make Canterbury's roads safer

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:33:42 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are focusing on seatbelt safety and drivers’ mobile phone use behind the wheel as part of the nationwide Operation Habit, which launched on Monday and runs until Sunday 7 August 2016.More >>

Slip repair will see SH1 passing lane at Moerewa open again

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:32:52 +1200 | NZTA

Work is due to begin this week on repairing two slips on State Highway 1 at Moerewa’s Turntable Hill. When the slip repair is finished a one kilometre northbound passing lane will be reopened, helping ease traffic delays for motorists heading up the hill. ...More >>

Future boat ramp plans and improvements

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:22:54 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

A plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years has been given the go-ahead as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. More >>

New Seoul-Christchurch charter service to meet demand

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:11:58 +1200 | Christchurch Airport

Demand from Korean travellers wanting to tour the South Island has led to a new charter service for the coming summer. From December 2 to January 28, Asiana Airlines will fly a weekly service between Incheon, Seoul and Christchurch Airport, to bring ...More >>

EROAD announced as American Trucking Associations Partner

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:12:31 +1200 | EROAD

26 July 2016 EROAD (NZX: ERD) has been named a Corporate Partner of American Trucking Associations (ATA). More >>

motor vehicle collision - Mt Albert Road - Auckland City

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:34:35 +1200 | New Zealand Police

this morning a vehicle was observed by Police driving at speed along Mount Albert Road Mt Roskill toward Hillsborough Road. The vehicle has travelled only a short distance before the driver has struck a mobile St Johns Ambulance. Police are currently ...More >>

Volvo’s NZ Sales Outpacing Global Growth

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:11:46 +1200 | Volvo

Volvo says it is on track for a third consecutive record year of growth in New Zealand - despite international production shortfalls of its most popular models. More >>

Minor delays expected Pukerua Bay to Paekakariki

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:08:17 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising that motorists can expect minor delays from around 7pm tonight as temporary traffic management will be in place on State Highway 1 from the bottom of Pukerua Bay Hill to just south of the Fisherman’s Table Restaurant ...More >>

Over 400 Flights into Christchurch in a Single Year

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:14:34 +1200 | Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines will increase services to Christchurch for the peak summer season with an additional five flights between 13 November 2016 to 5 February 2017, bringing the total supplementary flights to 35 and the total number of flights this year to ...More >>

Singapore Airlines Appoints Manager for Wellington

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:45:46 +1200 | Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines today announced the appointment of Ms Kate Mayo as Manager Wellington and South Island as preparations continue ahead of the launch of the historic ‘Capital Express’ in September. Ms Mayo will take up the new role from Monday 1 August 2016, ...More >>

Free same zone bus transfers for GoCard users

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:32:33 +1200 | Otago Regional Council

Dunedin’s bus network is being simplified, with a new five-zone fare structure replacing the current seven-zone structure from 15 August More >>

UC quake research in world-first ‘Ferrari’ overbridge

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:37:53 +1200 | University of Canterbury

In a significant advance in engineering, Christchurch’s newest overpass features a world-first in quake-resilient technology described as the “Ferrari” of bridges, developed in Christchurch by University of Canterbury engineers. The innovative, ...More >>

‘Bird’s eye’ cameras make trucks far safer

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:56:31 +1200 | Dog And Lemon guide

Cameras that give truck drivers a 360° view of the space around their vehicles can prevent many fatal accidents involving trucks and cyclists , says the car review website dogandlemon.com .More >>

State Highway 58 and Grays Road reopen

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:51:59 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The roads were earlier closed due to high tides and storm conditions making them unsafe. More >>

Waikato motorists warned to take care due to high winds

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:50:35 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are warning motorists to take care on Waikato roads, including State Highway 27, due to the current high winds in the region. More >>

Sections of State Highway 58 closed

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:46:48 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 58 is closed from Spinnaker Drive to Joseph Banks Drive, Whitby due to flooding. More >>

Back to school road safety reminder

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:29:14 +1200 | New Zealand Police

With children across the country returning to school tomorrow drivers in Hawke’s Bay are reminded to slow down and by attention around schools. More >>

State Highway 58 and Grays Road, Porirua Now Open

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:27:27 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police advise that both State Highway 58 and Grays Road, which was closed earlier this morning is now open to traffic. More >>

The Jeep Grand Cherokee named ideal SUV

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:07:41 +1200 | Ateco Automotive NZ Ltd

• For the sixth consecutive year, Jeep® Grand Cherokee wins AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA) for the Mid-Size SUV segment More >>

Gisborne motorists warned to take care due to high winds

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:49:48 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are warning motorists to take care on the roads with high winds set to hit the Gisborne area tonight. More >>

 

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