Short-list finalised for Wellington’s rail contract

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has finalised a short-list for the tendering of its new rail contract. Greg Campbell, the Regional Councils Chief Executive, says that after careful evaluation of Expressions of Interest the following companies … Read more »

Police hope for safe summer road trips

Press Release – New Zealand Police

As the excitement and anticipation of Christmas and summer holidays builds, Bay of Plenty Police is urging everyone to make sure they take a calm and measured approach to any road trips. Read more »

The top five gifts for drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Help your friends and family stay safe on the roads this festive season with the top five gifts for drivers, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. These gifts are simple yet potentially life-saving tips for anyone getting behind … Read more »

Crossing the Start Line

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Aucklanders using Britomart this morning found out exactly where their future journey could take them. Bright red lines tracking across lower Queen Street dont mark Santas planned path but instead show where the City Rail Link (CRL) tunnels will … Read more »

Vega Appoints Former Tait Exec as CEO

Press Release – Vega

Arjen Maarleveld, former Global Operations Manager for Tait Communications, has joined Vega as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Wellington-based company. Read more »

Marine safety app now includes VHF channels

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

MEDIA RELEASE 22 December 2014 Marine safety app now includes VHF channels Boaties will have extra help to stay safe this summer with VHF radio channels information added to the data available through the smartphone app MarineMate. The award-winning … Read more »

Oil spill response at Marsden Point

Press Release – The New Zealand Refining Company

Oil spill response at Marsden Point Oil that had spilled into Whangarei Harbour yesterday afternoon from the crude oil tanker HS Alcina has been confirmed as coming from her bunker (fuel) tanks. The spill was discovered at approximately 4pm yesterday and … Read more »

Know your limit and drive safe – Online calculator launched

Press Release – Ora Safety

A free calculator to help people figure out whether they are under the new lower legal limit for drink driving was released yesterday by Ora Safety . Read more »

Tourist safety tags won’t lower toll, says safety campaigner

Press Release – The Dog and Lemon Guide

Steering wheel tags with road safety tips for visiting drivers will do little or nothing to lower the tourist road toll, says a prominent road safety campaigner. Read more »

LPC finalises purchase OF Rolleston inland hub site

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has today (19 December) finalised purchase of a 27-hectare site in Jones Road, Rolleston, for the development of an inland hub. Read more »

Design of Beachville Road Pathway finalised

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board has endorsed a final design for the Beachville Road/Redcliffs Park section of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway. This follows feedback received by the Board from a community workshop held on 16 September 2014. The workshop … Read more »

Government delivers realistic land transport investment plan

Press Release – Automobile Association

Government delivers realistic land transport investment plan The AA has welcomed the Government Policy Statement (GPS) on land transport 2015/16 – 2024/25. Read more »

Three more days to have your say on SH2 safety

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

People who travel along State Highway 2 (SH2) between Bethlehem and Waihi have three more days to fill out a survey and share their thoughts on the route. Read more »

Tourism operators can help keep visiting drivers safe

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Tourism operators around the country are being asked to play their part in a campaign to improve safety for visiting drivers this summer. Read more »

SH5 Rotorua – emergency works complete

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

19 December 2014 | NZ Transport Agency – Waikato & Bay of Plenty SH5 Rotorua – emergency works complete The NZ Transport Agency has reopened all lanes on State Highway 5 (SH5) in Rotorua, after sealing a large hole that developed on the route … Read more »

Star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series

Press Release – Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill Winery announces a star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series Read more »

Cover-More and IAG form travel insurance partnership

Press Release – Cover-More New Zealand

New Zealands leading specialist travel insurance and medical assistance provider, Cover-More, today announced their new partnership with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) in New Zealand. Read more »

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. Read more »

IAG to Offer Travel Insurance through Cover-More

Press Release – IAG New Zealand

IAG in New Zealand has entered into a partnership with leading specialist travel insurance provider Cover-More to provide travel insurance and travel assistance services for IAG brands, including AMI Insurance, State Insurance and NZI. Read more »

Police hit and run driver sought

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are continuing their investigation into the hit and run of a Hawkes Bay police officer, who remains in a stable condition in Hawkes Bay Hospital. Read more »

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