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Overflow parking at Warren Park reserve to close

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:52:38 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This extra parking was put in by the Queenstown Lakes District Council to help alleviate parking shortages over the busy Christmas/New Year peak period. More >>

First post-earthquake train runs from Blenheim

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:55:20 +1300 | KiwiRail

The first freight train to leave the Blenheim Freight Hub heading south has successfully completed its journey to Lake Grassmere this morning, opening the way for commercial goods to run again on this section of the South Island’s Main North Line following ...More >>

Emirates to Add Croatia to Europe Network

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:54:01 +1300 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates is adding another Europe gateway for New Zealand travellers – the airline’s 39th in Europe - with the introduction of a daily flight to Zagreb (ZAG), the capital of Croatia, from June 1, 2017.More >>

Britomart Station entrances changing

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:05:17 +1300 | Auckland Transport

Tomorrow (Tuesday 17 January 2017) train passengers will find the Queen Street entrances for the Britomart Station closed and a new entrance open around the corner in Commerce Street.More >>

Small changes to bus, train and ferry fares

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:14:21 +1300 | Auckland Transport

Bus, train and ferry fares will be changing from 29 January 2017. Auckland Transport is required to review fares annually to ensure they keep pace with operating costs and a portion of cost recovery from fares.More >>

Glenbrook Vintage Railway's Diana’ pulls her last trains

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:20:32 +1300 | Glenbrook Vintage Railway Charitable Trust Board

The Glenbrook Vintage Railway (GVR), running between Glenbrook and Waiuku south of Auckland, will mark the end of an era on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 January when its most famous steam locomotive Ja 1250 ‘Diana’ pulls her last trains for four years.More >>

Waikanae Car Park construction to recommence early this week

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:21:59 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Work is about to recommence on the new carpark at Waikanae says Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Chair of the Sustainable Transport Committee, Barbara Donaldson. More >>

Police appeal for sightings of French tourist

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:32:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for sightings of a French tourist who has been reported missing by his family in France. More >>

Appeal for witnesses to Edendale fatal crash

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:53:00 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are keen to speak with anyone who may information which can help in their investigation into a fatal crash on SH1 between Moore and St Ronan’s Roads, Edendale early this morning.More >>

Serious crash - Northland

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:42:20 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 3.50pm this afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a ditch on Paparoa-Oakleigh Road. More >>

Skydive over Abel Tasman National Park with Google

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:58:59 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

Google Street View has gone sky high with an innovative new use of technology to demonstrate the skydive experience. More >>

“High Kitty” To Fly At Wairarapa Balloon Festival

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:46:48 +1300 | Wairarapa Balloon Festival

High Kitty, the lucky charm of hot air, is the first special shape hot air balloon guest announced to take to the skies during the 2017 Wairarapa Balloon Festival. More >>

Major progress on massive slip blocking Awatere Valley Road

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:46:59 +1300 | Marlborough District Council

Cut through has been achieved on the massive slip which has blocked the Awatere Valley Road, stranding nine farming families in the upper Awatere since the Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

Overnight motorway closures 15 January – 21 January 2017

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:04:26 +1300 | 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, 20 January ...More >>

Fonterra, LIC to launch online farm performance tool

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:34:45 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 12 (BusinessDesk) –  Fonterra Cooperative Group and Livestock Improvement Corporation, both farmer-owned cooperatives, are set to launch a new online farm performance tool in mid-February called Agrigate.More >>

Miserable Government Putting Tourism Industry At Risk

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:41:16 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

By not adequately funding tourism and infrastructure to deal with it, the government is putting the industry at risk, says New Zealand First Tourism Spokesperson Fletcher Tabuteau.More >>

Biggest project since Expressway under way

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:53:47 +1300 | Hastings District Council

The diggers are rolling up to start work on the Whakatu Arterial Link road, connecting State Highway 2 (SH2) with Pakowhai Rd. More >>

Lessons of 2012 Guide Traffic Plan for Air Tattoo at Ohakea

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:56:42 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

Lessons learned from the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s air show in 2012 are guiding the traffic plans for the 2017 Air Tattoo onFebruary 25 and 26. More >>

Heavy rain expected to continue in Greymouth

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:55:21 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Greymouth Police are warning the public to take care after heavy rain over night. More >>

Glenorchy Rd/Rat Point fire - Update #9 Road reopened

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:22:22 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Glenorchy Road has been reopened to traffic  - road users are asked to proceed with care and allow extra time for their journeys. More >>

 

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