Awatere Valley Road re-opens tomorrow

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Nine weeks after the Kaikoura earthquake cut off their road with a massive slip, the farmers of the Upper Awatere Valley will once again be able to drive out of the valley when the road reopens tomorrow. Read more »

The Government’s Unsafe Approach to Safe Systems

Press Release – NZ Schools Speed

“No one wants to kill a child, but our current Government certainly doesn’t seem to be too concerned about the safety of children on our roads”, says Lucinda Rees NZ School Speeds. The road safety organisation campaigns for consistent slow … Read more »

Major milestones for Air New Zealand’s mobile app

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Major milestones for Air New Zealands mobile app 1 million downloads, 2 million coffees ordered Air New Zealands mobile app is proving a hit with customers, clocking up its one millionth user download this week. At the same time, the apps popular … Read more »

Otira Gorge reopens single lane delays for several days

Press Release – NZTA

West Coast Canterbury highway SH73 Otira Gorge reopens single lane Tuesday 24 January, delays for several days NZ Transport Agency crews made good progress over the weekend clearing the significant slip which last week blocked State Highway 73 on the Lower … Read more »

State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road closed due to strong wind

Press Release – NZTA

State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road closed due to strong wind gusts The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road is currently closed due to strong wind gusts. Motorists should delay their travel over the Rimutaka … Read more »

Changes to TranzAlpine service

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail is offering day trips from Christchurch to Arthurs Pass on its popular TranzAlpine service after Wednesdays weather bomb cut road and rail links. Read more »

Disruption To Wellington Bus Services 24 Jan

Press Release – NZ Bus

On Tuesday 24 January 2017 GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be disrupted due to a scheduled Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. Read more »

Auckland Transport to trial electric buses

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The government has announced funding for the E-Bus trial and related infrastructure as part of the EECA Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund. Read more »

Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone, with the news that it carried a million domestic passengers to and from the popular tourist destination of Queenstown in 2016. The airline reached the milestone for the first time late last year with 163,000 … Read more »

Wairarapa Police focusing on cycle safety

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Bike helmets, and ensuring theyre worn, will be the target of Wairarapa Police in an upcoming operation focusing on cycle safety in the region. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures

Press Release – NZTA

20 January 2017 | AUCKLAND Overnight motorway closures 22 January 28 January 2017 The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by … Read more »

Emirates Adds Flight Flexibility With Third Daily to Nairobi

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates, the largest international airline in the world, is to increase its service to Nairobi, a favourite gateway to Africa for New Zealanders, with the introduction of a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenyas capital from June 1. Read more »

AUT to get New Zealand’s first 100% electric bus

Press Release – AUT University

The viability of large electric vehicles (EVs) as replacements for current diesel buses is to be tested with a project that will see New Zealands first 100% electric bus on New Zealands roads. Read more »

Safe summer travelling for Wellington Anniversary Weekend

Press Release – NZTA

With Wellington Anniversary Weekend coming up, and other events in and around the wider Wellington region throughout January and February, the NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists to plan ahead and avoid traditional peak travel times if possible. Read more »

New World and PAK’nSAVE electric delivery van trial

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

The Honourable Judith Collins has today announced that the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) will be providing funding to support Foodstuffs trial of electric delivery vans across its New World and PAKnSAVE supermarkets in 2017. Read more »

Major road works on SH1 Russley Road – expect delays

Press Release – NZTA

10 January 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION Major road works on SH1 Russley Road expect delays Major road works will be carried out on the Russley Road/ Memorial Ave temporary roundabout this month, as work on the $112 million Russley Road Upgrade continues. … Read more »

The Warehouse to help fill EV charging station gap in NZ

Press Release – The Warehouse Group

The Warehouse is set to install and manage Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations outside 20 of its stores across New Zealand. Read more »

Closure of Westfield Rail Station – “Shortsighted”

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Closing Westfield rail station will do nothing to improve travel for South Auckland workers and residents and do nothing significant for the rest of Auckland either, says Auckland Chamber of Commerce head Michael Barnett. Auckland Transport claims … Read more »

Update on road conditions in parts of the South Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Lewis Pass and SH 65 are now open to one lane only, establishing access from Picton to Christchurch via the alternate South Island state highway route. Read more »

Road works – Paremata Bridge

Press Release – Wellington Water

Wellington Water will be carrying out essential maintenance to the water main located under the Paremata Bridge, from Sunday 29 January to Thursday 23 February. This work is important as it helps improve the resilience of the water supply to Plimmerton … Read more »

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