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Changes Proposed To Give People More Space

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Concept plans for the temporary street changes proposed for Featherston and Victoria Streets are now online and theres an opportunity to provide initial feedback until Thursday 11 June. Deputy Mayor Sarah Free says the changes are designed to … Read more »

MG Hits The Road To Find New Zealand’s Local Lockdown Legends

Press Release – MG Motors

MG is on the lookout to reward Kiwis who have shown exceptional kindness during the COVID-19 crisis. Commencing late May MG is offering 10 deserving New Zealanders the use of a new MG ZS for six months, to say thank you for looking after their respective … Read more »

Paice, Abell, And Daimler Agree To License Patented Technology

Press Release – ACN Newswire

BALTIMORE, MD / ACCESSWIRE, May 29, 2020 – (ACN Newswire) – Paice and Daimler have reached an agreement to license patented hybrid technology. Paice was an early leader in electrified vehicles. The company was awarded its first hybrid vehicle patent … Read more »

Thousands Of Kiwis Travelling For Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Confidence in domestic travel is beginning to steadily ramp up, with thousands of Kiwis travelling within New Zealand for Queens Birthday. Nearly 400 flights will be operating to and from Auckland Airport over the long weekend. Were ready … Read more »

Originair Resumes Its Flight Schedule Today With Strong Queen’s Birthday Weekend Bookings

Press Release – Originair

Nelson Tasman-based airline Originair resumes its flight schedule on the NelsonPalmerston North and NelsonWellington routes today with strong Queens Birthday weekend bookings. We are sorry we havent been able to help everyone wanting to travel … Read more »

There Is Enough Time For A Commuter Rail Trial

Press Release – Keep Dunedin Rail Rolling

Workers at Dunedin Railways have rejected Dunedin City Council claims there is not enough time for a feasibility study and commuter rail trial this year. Keep Dunedin Rail Rolling spokesperson Dave Kearns says workers at DRL were bitterly disappointed … Read more »

Discounts For Travelling During The Day

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is discounting fares on buses and trains to encourage more people to travel during the day and at night. Throughout June, there will be a 30 per cent discount on AT HOP rates for adults who travel on weekdays after 9am and before 3pm. … Read more »

Plan Ahead For Northern Motorway Lane Closures Next Week

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be overnight maintenance work on the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale next week, starting Tuesday, 2 June. The closures will be from approximately 10pm until 5am … Read more »

Final Report On Helicopter Impact With Terrain, Reefton, 2017

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The fatal crash of a helicopter on a wooded hillside near Reefton happened after a series of risk factors lined up. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission today published its Final Report on the causes and circumstances of the crash of … Read more »

Air NZ Sitting On Millions Of Dollars From Cancelled Flights

Press Release – Consumer

A Consumer NZ survey found 80 percent of passengers on cancelled Air New Zealand flights have been stuck with credits, leaving the airline sitting on millions of dollars of customers money. Consumer NZ chief executive Jon Duffy said only six … Read more »

Play It Safe And Be Kind On The Roads This Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Be Kind And Take Extra Care On The Road This Weekend Thats The Message From Police And Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency This Queens Birthday Weekend. “As People Prepare To Go Away For The First Long Weekend Since Lockdown, We Want To Remind … Read more »

RTF Asks Again For RUC Relief

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

Trucking companies have missed out on the Governments Covid-19 money lolly scramble and this will mean increased costs across the already damaged economy, Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick Leggett says. “Despite working through the … Read more »

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