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Week On Our Streets

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is undertaking work on streets in various parts of the city over the next week to address safety issues and carry out routine maintenance. All this work is weather-dependent and may be deferred in the event of rain. Road users … Read more »

SH10 Reopens In Both Directions After Tomo Repair

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that SH10 north of Kaeo will be open to traffic this weekend after temporary repairs to a large hole found under the road surface last week. The hole in the southbound lane just over a kilometre south of … Read more »

CEAC Again Warns: National Party Position On Climate Change Is Still Abysmal

Press Release – Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC review of pre-election Nationals outline plan just sent to us by Todd Muller 9/7/20 was actually his speech about his plan and was described as an outline. So in our review of National Party response to A Greener, Smarter Future; climate … Read more »

Wellington City Schools Collect Movin’March Awards!

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Several Wellington schools have made it to the MovinMarch honours board this year, with prizes won for art, active travel and in the WOW Passport draw. Charlie from St Benedicts School was the winner of the Regional Art Challenge for ages … Read more »

Papakowhai School scoops Movin’March awards!

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Councilor Jenny Brash and Travel Choice Coordinator at Greater Wellington Kirsty Barr visited Papakowhai School last week to present MovinMarch WOW Passport winners Adam and Adrian with a $400 MYRIDE voucher each courtesy of … Read more »

Road Safety Improvement Work On SH22

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists of safety improvements work about to start on State Highway 22 at the Great South Road intersection. Work will start on Thursday night, 9 July to install temporary roadside safety barriers at the intersection … Read more »

Unsafe Buildings To Be Demolished In Central Auckland

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is demolishing four buildings at a major transport intersection in central Auckland later this month to remove a public health and safety risk. Waka Kotahi Director of Regional Relationships, Steve Mutton, said the site … Read more »

It’s About NZ’s Port Of The Future

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Business Chamber says it is encouraged by a new, independent and comprehensive report that identifies two fresh and unconventional options to build the port of the future, a national asset, made in the best interests of New Zealand. Rather … Read more »

Port Chalmers Highway Short Delays From Next Week As Shared Path Retaining Wall Construction Begins

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Dunedin to Port Chalmers build in extra time from next week as shared path project progresses People who use the highway between Dunedin and Port Chalmers, SH88, should plan for short delays a few minutes extra to the overall journey from this … Read more »

National Will Build Christchurch To Ashburton Expressway

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The next National Government will drive our economy forward and create hundreds of jobs by delivering a new four-lane expressway between Christchurch and Ashburton, National Party Leader Todd Muller has announced. This will be a transformational … Read more »

KiwiRail Welcomes Funding For Improvements On West Coast

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail welcomes today’s announcement that the Government is providing $13 million for geotechnical work that will make rail and road transport more reliable in and out of Greymouth. In October last year a slip at Omoto, near Greymouth, stopped TranzAlpine … Read more »

Support for resilient rail connection to the West Coast

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A $13 million investment from Government will create jobs and improve the resilience of the rail connection between Christchurch and the West Coast, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones and Regional Economic Development Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau say. Read more »

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