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Fatal interactions between forklifts and people

Fri, 25 May 2018 16:43:35 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

A major freight distribution and logistics company appeared in Auckland District Court today after an incident involving a forklift that left a man fatally injured. More >>

Rocking new regional network on its way

Fri, 25 May 2018 16:19:07 +1200 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The countdown is on to the introduction of an integrated public transport network in Greater Wellington, with major changes happening across the region from Sunday 15 July.More >>

Kāpiti Expressway continues to spring leaks

Fri, 25 May 2018 15:20:11 +1200 | RNZ

Repairs on the $630 million Kāpiti Expressway are ongoing as the road continues to spring leaks. More >>

Funding welcomed for Ōpaoa bridge, Blenheim

Fri, 25 May 2018 15:14:02 +1200 | Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council Deputy Mayor Terry Sloan has welcomed the news that the new Ōpaoa bridge has got the green light to go ahead. More >>

SH11 past the Lemons Hill slip closed again on Sunday

Fri, 25 May 2018 15:04:27 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 11 past the Lemons Hill slip will be closed again on Sunday to allow planned removal of trees from the hillside. More >>

Bidois identifies priority park and ride sites

Fri, 25 May 2018 14:57:40 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

National’s Northcote candidate Dan Bidois is calling for Auckland Council to commit to building new park and ride facilities in the electorate, to ease residents’ congestion woes.More >>

Funding confirmation for new bridge over Ōpaoa River

Fri, 25 May 2018 14:25:01 +1200 | NZTA

Funding to construct a new bridge over the Ōpaoa River in Blenheim, has been confirmed by the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

“Thinking big” at Wanaka Airport workshops

Fri, 25 May 2018 13:51:45 +1200 | Wanaka Airport

More than 140 members of the Upper Clutha communities were asked to “dream big” at two workshops held this week to talk about the future of Wanaka Airport over the next thirty years.More >>

National should apologise for housing gaffe

Fri, 25 May 2018 13:45:00 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

“Northcote needs a local MP who's focused on quality affordable housing, not on scaremongering rhetoric trying to divide our community," says Labour candidate for Northcote Shanan Halbert.More >>

Avis Named NZ's Most Trusted Car Rental Brand

Fri, 25 May 2018 13:31:58 +1200 | Avis

Avis Named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Car Rental Brand Avis Car Rental New Zealand has won the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands Survey for the third time in five years in the Car Rental Companies category. The Readers Digest Survey identifies ...More >>

Gypsy Day Causes Driver Danger

Fri, 25 May 2018 10:24:27 +1200 | DT Driver Training

Gypsy Day, the annual movement of livestock on June 1st is upon us and has the potential to cause danger for drivers, especially motorcyclists and those unfamiliar with rural roads such as tourists.More >>

Phil Twyford’s CAA responsibilities transferred

Thu, 24 May 2018 18:10:27 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has agreed to transfer Transport Minister Hon Phil Twyford’s responsibilities for the Civil Aviation Authority to Associate Transport Minister Hon Julie Anne Genter, following his admission today of making a phone call ...More >>

Airways Launches Inaugral Drone Report

Thu, 24 May 2018 14:45:05 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

New Zealand’s drone services market is taking off but safety is a major concern according to a new state of the industry report released today by Airways. Based on a national survey of drone operators, the report provides an in-depth look at ...More >>

On Emirates, Favourite Boaards Can Go To Bali Too

Thu, 24 May 2018 14:05:57 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Surfboards will go free, provided they meet certain measurements, when Emirates starts flying between Auckland and Bali next month. More >>

New bus services coming to Auckland’s central suburbs

Thu, 24 May 2018 12:19:50 +1200 | Auckland Transport

The New Network will roll out on Sunday 8 July, with many buses arriving more frequently every day of the week, with better access to popular destinations. More >>

Snow affects passes to West Coast

Thu, 24 May 2018 12:08:23 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises all road users that SH6 linking the West Coast to Otago is closed this morning between Haast and Makarora due to snow. The highway’s status is likely to be updated around midday at this link: >>

Livestock transporters let down over effluent

Thu, 24 May 2018 12:06:16 +1200 | Road Transport Forum

Livestock transport operators are extremely disappointed in the way farmers, OSPRI and MPI have failed to implement and properly enforce stock movement regulations as is their responsibility under the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) ...More >>

Westpac NZ replaces a third of its fleet with electric cars

Thu, 24 May 2018 12:02:30 +1200 | Westpac New Zealand

Westpac has welcomed the arrival of 65 new electric and plug-in hybrid cars as it gears up to meet a target of almost 100 electric cars by 2019. More >>

Project aiming to reduce travel times on State Highway 2

Wed, 23 May 2018 16:13:11 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency and Western Bay of Plenty District Council say adequate data has been gathered and the trial on State Highway 2 near Te Puna is now complete. More >>

Funding secured for shared path, safety improvements

Wed, 23 May 2018 14:41:25 +1200 | NZTA

Dunedin’s harbour shared path, safety improvements project secures funding Funding to construct and complete Dunedin’s Port Chalmers shared path and install highway safety improvements between St Leonards and Port Chalmers has been confirmed by the ...More >>


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