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Info day for flood mitigation project near Thames

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:28:48 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

An information day is being held for people to find out more about a multi-agency project to mitigate flooding at Kirikiri near Thames. More >>

Know Your Number Plate For New Park & Ride

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:55:43 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

Know Your Number Plate – You’ll Need It to Pay at the New Park & Ride More >>

Road now open following fatal Kawerau crash

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:10:05 +1300 | New Zealand Police

McKee Road, south of Kawerau has now re-opened following a fatal crash early this morning. More >>

No Change to goBay Bus Fares

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:39:31 +1300 | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawkes’ Bay Regional Council has approved keeping bus fares for the Napier and Hastings urban goBay service unchanged over the next year. More >>

Overnight Motorway Closures

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:32:28 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

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, 4 December. ...More >>

Review of NZ Emission Trading Scheme is an opportunity

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:19:25 +1300 | NZSF

The NZ Shipping Federation sees the review of the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as an opportunity to put things right, says Annabel Young, Executive Director. More >>

Extra safety standards for Airbus (Squirrel) helicopter

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:10:49 +1300 | Civil Aviation Authority

Graeme Harris, The Director of Civil Aviation (CAA) has determined that a directive clarifying the standards to be applied when loading and operating some Airbus Airbus AS350/355 (or 'Squirrel') helicopters operating in New Zealand is necessary.More >>

QLDC roading update 12.45pm

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:01:27 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Glenorchy Road will reopen at both ends from 1pm. Drivers can expect delays as work is still continuing to clear fallen trees and debris. • An arborist is assessing several trees that appear unstable to see whether they need to be felled. • This ...More >>

Road user charge introduction at Mt John

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:59:27 +1300 | Mt John Observatory

Popularity leads to road user charge introduction at Mt John, Tekapo Due to the increased popularity of Earth & Sky’s tourism experience at the University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, a $5 road user charge is being introduced ...More >>

Cycling map now includes South Dunedin routes

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:53:09 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 27 November 2015) – Those taking advantage of the warmer weather and pulling their bikes out from the shed will be pleased to know the popular Dunedin City Cycle Map now has an insert showing completed sections of the South Dunedin ...More >>

Review reveals Govt yet again underfunds maritime sector

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:50:04 +1300 | NZ Shipping Federation

Minister of Transport, Simon Bridges, needs to urgently address the underfunding of Maritime NZ’s operations, says Annabel Young, Executive Director of the NZ Shipping Federation. More >>

Suspicious package found outside Paraparaumu Work and Income

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:46:15 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Surrouding buildings including Coastlands Mall have been evacuated as a precaution while we assess what the item is. More >>

Weather update South Island

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:22:31 +1300 | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency road crews have been working hard since first light to keep the state highways open and safe after a night of severe winds and heavy rain on the West Coast of the South Island. Crews are continuing to patrol state highways through ...More >>

Calf truck crash closes busy Waikato rural road

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:19:56 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Calf truck crash closes busy Waikato rural road Waikato Police are advising against all but essential travel between Te Awamutu, Arapuni and Putaruru following a serious crash that has blocked the main road between these towns which is expected to take ...More >>

SCIRT traffic update: Week starting Monday, 30 November

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:28:40 +1300 | SCIRT

SCIRT traffic update: Week starting Monday, 30 November, 2015 Wainoni Rd – one-way for 2 weeks Aranui commuters please allow more travelling time while Wainoni Road is one-way for two weeks from Wednesday 2 December until mid-December • If you ...More >>

Truck crash on Arapuni Road, Waikato

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:46:37 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Diversions are in place on Arapuni Road in the Waikato due to a stock truck crash. More >>

Fatal Crash - Kawerau - Bay of Plenty

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:45:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services are at the scene of a fatal crash on McKee Road 12kms south of Kawerau. More >>

Queenstown to Glenorchy Road closed

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:38:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Southern Police wish to advise due to 3 large trees having fallen over the road near Bobs Cove and as a result the road through to Gleniorchy is currently closed on the glenorchy side of Bob's cove.More >>

Road works season is in full swing: allow extra time

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:06:48 +1300 | NZTA

Road works season is in full swing: allow extra time when travelling in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to allow extra time when travelling around the Waikato and Bay of Plenty, as road works season gets underway.More >>

Unstoppable Kiwi Travellers

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:58:41 +1300 | Expedia

UNSTOPPABLE KIWI TRAVELLERS - MOVE OVER MAINSTREAM, KIWIS ARE AFTER THE UNIQUE AND UNSPOILED Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 – The brand’s annual ‘State of the Nation’ report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis ...More >>


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