Bridge repairs between Jacksons and Kumara next week

Press Release – NZTA

Bridge repairs between Jacksons and Kumara next week delays of 30 minutes afternoon, 15 minutes morning Read more »

Going away this long Labour Weekend? Know before you go!

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

With traffic already building on key highways, the NZ Transport Agency encourages everyone heading off for a break to know before you go and check the Agencys Labour Weekend Hotspots map . The Hotspots maps collate information from previous … Read more »

Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads over the holiday weekend in Western Bay of Plenty” Read more »

NZDF Begins Annual Airlift Support Mission to Antarctica

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun its annual mission to take scientists and support staff to Antarctica, to help advance research in the worlds harshest continent. Yesterday a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Boeing 757 flew 81 scientific … Read more »

One-day viewing area for the arrival of the A380

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

The day Christchurch plane-spotters have been waiting for is nearly here. Monday October 31 will see the 1.45pm arrival of the first scheduled A380 aircraft at Christchurch Airport, ahead of an on-going daily service. To give as many people as possible the … Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 23 October – 29 October 2016

Press Release – 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, 28 October … Read more »

Heading north on SH1 from Wellington this Labour Weekend?

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists heading north on State Highway 1 out of Wellington for Labour Weekend to pay extra attention, with changes to the road layout at both Poplar Ave and through Peka Peka, as part of the construction … Read more »

National’s infrastructure plan irresponsible, short-sighted

Press Release – Green Party

The National Government’s infrastructure plan, released today, completely ignores the reality of climate change, the Green Party said. Read more »

SCIRT Traffic Update for the week starting Monday 24 October

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

SCIRT work around the Fitzgerald Ave twin bridges is expected to be completed this week. Read more »

Temporary restrictions for the protection of wildlife

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council has been working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to have temporary dog restrictions in place for parts of beaches and tracks, not already included in our Dog Control Bylaw, from time to time for the protection of native wildlife. Read more »

Court of Appeal Hears Pilots’ Safety Fears

Press Release – New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots Association (NZALPA) today outlined its concerns to the Court of Appeal on the High Courts decision to turn down a review of the 90-metre safety area for an extended Wellington Airport runway. Read more »

Scheduled maintenance on all Wellington rail lines

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and KiwiRail are taking the opportunity of a three-day Labour weekend to carry out scheduled essential maintenance work to replace overhead poles at Wellington Junction which affects the Johnsonville, Kapiti, … Read more »

Plan ahead to avoid delays and stay safe over Labour weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

With Labour Day creating the first long weekend after winter, state highways in Waikato and Bay of Plenty will be busy and the NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers to plan ahead to avoid delays and stay safe. Read more »

Kia Motors New Zealand partners with Eden Park

Press Release – Kia Motors

New Zealands premier stadium, Eden Park, and Kia Motors New Zealand Limited have announced a long-term partnership that will see the two global brands come together. Read more »

LazyAz Founder Ditches Harvard Acceptance

Press Release – LazyAz

Auckland, 20 October 2016 New Zealand company, LazyAz is looking to revolutionise retail with its application based on-demand delivery service that connects with brick and mortar shops. They are seeking to raise between $75,000 and $200,000 from the … Read more »

Small container ships expected to keep servicing small ports

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) – The abundant global supply of small container ships is likely to mean they will continue to service a range of smaller New Zealand ports “for the foreseeable future”, the chairman of Bluff-based Southport, Rex Chapman, told shareholders … Read more »

Seatbelt deaths a senseless tragedy

Press Release – Automobile Association

People not wearing seat belts and dying on our roads has to stop, says New Zealands leading road safety organisation the Automobile Association. “It’s hard to believe that heading into Labour weekend in 2016 we would still need to be urging every person … Read more »

Dynamic Motorway tolls needed to speed up Auckland

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“Introduction of dynamic motorway tolls in Auckland would help decongest our road network and provide the quickest, most efficient and most equitable way to bridge the annual $400m transport investment funding gap”, said Stephen Selwood CEO … Read more »

2016 annual meeting’s Chair and Chief Executive addresses

Speech – Auckland Airport

Shareholders, it is my pleasure to again present the Chairs report at this annual meeting. Read more »

‘No excuses’ fines for no lifejackets and speeding boats

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

As part of Safer Boating Week (October 14-21), Maritime NZ and Regional Councils have announced eight councils will be trialing a no excuses policy for recreational boaties not carrying or wearing lifejackets and those who speed on the water. Read more »

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