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Port Hills Fire Update – 5pm

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:18:39 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

A reminder to the public that a strict no-fly zone remains in place for the area bound by Princess Margaret Hospital, Sugarloaf, Teddington and Tai Tapu until midday Friday 24 February. The New Zealand Fire Service is currently operating a drone in ...More >>

Fraudster hired despite previous conviction

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:56:14 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Sue Moroney List MP based in Hamilton Transport Spokesperson ACC Assoc. Workplace Relations and Safety More >>

Police name victim of fatal crash yesterday at Awakeri

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:21:48 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are now able to release the name of the deceased involved in a fatal crash on SH 30, Awakeri on 20 February 2016. More >>

Jailed for betrayal of colleagues and taxpayers

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:17:24 +1300 | Serious Fraud Office

Joanne Harrison appeared in the Manukau District Court today and has received a sentence of imprisonment of three years and seven months in relation to a fraud committed during her employment at the Ministry of Transport.More >>

Mt Albert By-Election Transport Debate

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:04:56 +1300 | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is organising the main public debate of the Mt Albert by-election this Wednesday night. The focus is Auckland's transport problems. More >>

Minister Opens Port Nelson’s Patterson Logistics Centre

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:04:59 +1300 | Port Nelson Ltd

Today, Transport Minister Hon Simon Bridges officially opens the Patterson Logistics Centre, Port Nelson’s new 13,000m2 storage facility; the first major building project of a $32 million redevelopment plan announced last year.More >>

Kaudamu Sinkhole undergoes restoration

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:40:25 +1300 | Fultan Hogan

Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH) is working under the Fiji Roads Authority Maintenance programme to provide road access to the Central, Northern and Eastern divisions. More >>

Port Hills Fire Update 1pm - Fire overview

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:35:08 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Fire crews continued patrolling the fire scene last night, focusing on dampening down hotspots at Christchurch Adventure Park. Crew are also focusing on hotspots in the Early Valley Road, Hoon Hay Valley Road and Worsleys Spur area with a 40-50% ...More >>

Bridge demolition about to begin

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:29:43 +1300 | KiwiRail

Bridge demolition about to begin The first major demolition project in the programme to restore the Main North Line linking Picton and Christchurch is about to get underway. Bridge 90, near Hundalee in North Canterbury, will be taken down and replaced with ...More >>

Name release – Waimate Highway crash

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:27:59 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the man who died in the crash on the Waimate Highway on Friday 17 February. More >>

VUWSA requests student travel discount

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:27:45 +1300 | VUWSA

The Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) will vote next week on whether to review fares on public transport and consider a tertiary student discount – and Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) is urging them ...More >>

Death of Russell Glendinning (Mr Kigston Flyer.)

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:58:34 +1300 | Federation of Rail Organisations of New Zealand

Russell Glendinning, the man who made the Kingston Flyer a world-renowned attraction, died today, aged 80. More >>

Police continue investigation into fatal crash in Whakatane

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:35:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The Police Serious Crash Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal two-vehicle crash in Whakatane. More >>

Increase in transport demand put strain on road network

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:01:23 +1300 | Ruapehu District Council

The increased volume of trucks on Ruapehu’s road network is putting pressure on the District’s aging rural bridges and causing concerns for Council. More >>

Serious crash on SH30 in Whakatane

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:56:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and ambulance are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 30, near Angle Road, in Whakatane. More >>

Serious crash closes State Highway 30 near Awakeri

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:56:16 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to expect delays and take extra care on State Highway 30 near Awakeri after a serious crash closed the road. More >>

Roadog answers the prayers of shivering bikers

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:52:30 +1300 | Roadog

ROADOG provides the solution to a problem that has bugged motorcyclists for generations: how to keep warm on a cold road trip without dressing like a Michelin man? More >>

Lightpath cycleway to get coat of sunscreen

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:45:37 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland’s Lightpath cycleway will get its own special sunscreen application next month, to protect it from the elements and make its colour even more vibrant. More >>

Update on Port Hills fires –4pm

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:37:33 +1300 | Christchurch Civil Defence

The Port Hills fire area remains at 2075 hectares. Suppression efforts include the area above Dyers Pass Road below Sign of the Kiwi into Victoria Park, in and around Sugar Loaf, the area around Marleys Hill and the southern flank of the fire. Significant ...More >>

Tasman’s Great Taste Trail temporary route in Richmond

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:14:28 +1300 | Tasman District Council

Work began this week on a rock wall between the Richmond Recovery Centre and the estuary. More >>

 

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