Mazda delivers miles to RSA milestone

Press Release – Mazda NZ

Mazda New Zealand has shown support for the Royal New Zealand Returned & Services Association (RNZRSA) by providing them with a new Mazda6 wagon and sedan. The new vehicles will be used to assist with the many events taking place around the country … Read more »

Air NZ, PT Garuda Indonesia win Australian cartel case

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand and PT Garuda Indonesia have won their bid to dismiss action against them in Australia, claiming the airlines were part of a global cartel to fix prices in international air freight services. Read more »

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

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, 7 November. … Read more »

Is Ferry ‘Captain’ Getting Golden Handshake?

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters wants to know if the departing general manager of KiwiRail’s Cook Strait ferries, Tom Davis, is receiving a golden handshake or being deservedly sacked for the way the ferry system has been derailed. Read more »

Auckland’s Summer Cycling Programme Wins Award

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport says winning the CAN Cycle Friendly Awards 2014 Best Cycling Promotion is superb feedback and further proof its on the right track. The winners of the national walking and cycling awards have been announced at the 2WALKandCYCLE 2014 … Read more »

Air New Zealand welcomes air freight decision

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

The Australian Federal Court today delivered its decision in relation to the long running airfreight case brought by the ACCC in 2010, alleging agreements with airline competitors in Hong Kong and Singapore between 2000 and 2006. Read more »

SCIRT Traffic Update

Press Release – SCIRT

Sumner/ Redcliffs drivers Ferry Road, south of roundabout Dyers Road, towards town only Saturday, 1 November Ferry Road will be detoured from the Dyers Road roundabout to the Ferrymead shops tomorrow, Saturday 1 November. SCIRTs City Care team will … Read more »

Safer roads are better for everyone

Press Release – Living Streets

Recent pedestrian versus vehicle incidents highlight the real issues being addressed by delegates as the 2Walk and Cycle conference concludes. Read more »

Weasels hitch a ride

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is applauding a sharp-eyed worker who recently spotted some hitchhiking baby weasels at a quarantine facility in Hamilton. Read more »

Oxford to City bus service Trial Success

Press Release – Red Bus

The commuter bus service from Oxford to Christchurch, operated by Red Bus, started as a trial on 13 October has proven an early success with strong community support is now confirmed as a long term regular service. Read more »

Gold handed out for NZ’s top walking and cycling champions

Press Release – 2WALKandCYCLE

Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown tonight recognised New Zealands top champions for walking and cycling, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards were announced at the 2WALKandCYCLE … Read more »

Air Force Welcomes Delivery of Last NH90 Helicopter

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has welcomed the delivery of its last NH90 helicopter at Base Ohakea. The arrival brings the total number of NH90 helicopters in the fleet to eight. Read more »

Britz helps New Zealand 9 break world record

Press Release – Britz Campervans

Britz are delighted to be supporting Ben Southall, Luke Edwards and Patrick Kinsella to break a world record by running the equivalent of 9 and a half marathons and 145kms of kayaking in 9 days. Read more »

NZ’s largest bus company winner at Cycle Friendly Awards

Press Release – NZ Bus

NZ Bus picked up the gong for Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Business at last nights 2walk and cycle conference and awards in Nelson. Read more »

10 year plan for public transport adopted for feedback

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has today adopted a draft regional public transport plan which sets out what services will be delivered and how over the next 10 years. Read more »

Traffic changes in Panmure

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Drivers are being asked to be patient as people get used to new road layouts following the opening of Te Horeta Rd in Panmure on Sunday. Te Horeta Rd provides a new north-south link between Morrin Rd and Mt Wellington Highway, bypassing Panmure roundabout. Read more »

Mayor proposes to penalise business with quick rates fix

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Business is disappointed the Auckland Mayor proposes that the Council should keep an unfair rates burden on business, says Kim Campbell, Chief Executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association. Read more »

Souter says low-price seats, quality will demand bus demand

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Brian Souter, the Scottish transport entrepreneur who today launched a new long-distance bus service in the North Island, says the number of seats available at lower prices and consistency of product will drive demand. Read more »

Remember Cyclone Season When Travelling to the Pacific

Press Release – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade is urging New Zealanders travelling to the Pacific during the next five months to register their details online at www.safetravel.govt.nz . Read more »

Hot Rods on the Beach

Press Release – New Brighton Rockabilly Show and Shine

With over 450 Hot rods, American Classics, Vintage Cars and Fire Engines expected to assemble for the first ever New Brighton Rockabilly Show and Shine on the New Brighton Beach Car Park Ramps it will be the first time since the 1970s that … Read more »

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