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State Highway 2 bridge beams lift planned for 5 September

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:10:20 +1200 | NZTA

The final set of three bridge beams for the new Haywards Interchange on State Highway 2 will be placed on the night of Monday 5 September, completing a major milestone for the elevated roundabout.More >>

Super City Candidates Challenged on Supergold Card Transport

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:43:04 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Super City election candidates should explain what they are going to do about the rip-off of SuperGold Cardholders on Auckland transport, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Air NZ shares edge up as earnings outlook hangs over profit

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:13:39 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand’s shares have bounced around in sharemarket trading today despite reporting record full-year earnings as the country's largest airline warned of an earnings drop ahead due to growth in international carriers ...More >>

Police prepared for sell-out rugby game in Wellington

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:05:56 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Extra Police staff will be on duty to keep people safe when Wellington hosts the All Blacks v Wallabies in the second test of the Bledisloe Cup this Saturday. More >>

Solution found to move trucks through State Highway 25

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:58:31 +1200 | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency contractors have started a complex operation on State Highway 25, just south of Coromandel town, which will allow heavy vehicles to use an area affected by a slip below the road.More >>

Drugged driving initiative welcomed by Road Safety Education

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:56:25 +1200 | Road Safety Education

The governments recent announcement to crack down on drugged driving is welcomed by Road Safety Education. (5) More >>

$5.82m Hamilton cycleway underway

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:43:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 26 August 2016 Media Statement $5.82m Hamilton cycleway underway More >>

Maintenance work may impact motorists on Northern Motorway

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:30:19 +1200 | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists they may be affected by maintenance work on the Northern Motorway between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale starting on Monday 29 August.More >>

Flexible” Drone Regulations Add Concern for NZ Pilots

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:14:38 +1200 | New Zealand Airline Pilots' Association

The concerns of New Zealand pilots and air traffic controllers about the ‘woeful inadequacy’ of safety regulation around the commercial use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial System/Vehicles (UAS), are yet to be taken seriously, the New Zealand Air ...More >>

First Safer Roads project complete

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:08:13 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The first of a series of nationwide safety projects that make up a $600 million plan to reduce New Zealand’s road toll is complete, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.More >>

Air New Zealand announces record profit

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:48:21 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand announces record profit, dividend and staff bonus 2016 Key achievements: • Record earnings before other significant items and taxation of $806 million* , up 70% • Record net profit before taxation of $663 million , up 40% • Record ...More >>

Air NZ rides the tourism boom with record full-year earnings

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:01:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand has ridden the tourism boom and staved off increased competition to deliver the best full-year earnings in its 76-year history. More >>

FIRST CUT: Air NZ delivers bumper pre-tax profit for 2016

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:31:25 +1200 | BusinessDesk

FIRST CUT: Air NZ delivers bumper pre-tax profit for 2016 FY of $663 mln More >>

SCIRT Traffic Update for the week starting Monday 29/8/16

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:18:22 +1200 | Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

• Please expect delays because major SCIRT works are starting at the intersection of Moorhouse Ave and Montreal St from Friday 26 August for up to 4 days to replace storm water pipes. Traffic will not be able to cross Moorhouse Ave from Montreal ...More >>

Rule change keeps seafarers working

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:23:46 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 25 August 2016 Media Statement Rule change keeps seafarers working Seafarers with most older domestic certificates will be able to continue using them without the cost of moving to a new modern ticket, ...More >>

Petition for Foreign Driver Safety

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:43:43 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

A new petition will put the spotlight on the government’s need to address the distressing issue of road deaths and injuries caused by foreign drivers, says Clayton Mitchell, New Zealand First List MP based in Tauranga.More >>

A poem when you park

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:36:05 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Next time you pay for parking, your ticket might come with a poem. Dunedin became a UNESCO City of Literature in 2014. Director City of Literature Nicky Page is excited to celebrate National Poetry Day on 26 August with the roll-out of poems in an unexpected ...More >>

Airways New Zealand appoints new Chief Technology Officer

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:36:04 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Russell Ambrose as Chief Technology Officer, a new role for New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). “As a technology enabled business, Airways is dedicated to providing safe, ...More >>

Smales Road closed due to crash - East Tamaki

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:33:57 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services are at the scene of a two car crash on Smales Road in East Tamaki which occurred about 1:30pm. More >>

5 stars for yet to be released Holden

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:54:37 +1200 | New Zealand Automobile Association

Holden will release the 2017 Trailblazer SUV later this year which will carry the same 5 star ANCAP safety rating of the 2012 Colorado 7 – the vehicle it is based on.More >>

 

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