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Port of Tauranga eyes record $101mln 2019 profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Port of Tauranga says annual profit may rise as much as 8.1 percent, based on increased cargo volumes in the first quarter. Read more »

Marsden Maritime eyes benefits from transport study

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The governments strategic review of upper North Island logistics chains may recognise the value of Northport in a way previous studies did not, Marsden Maritime Holdings chair John Goulter says. Read more »

New Zealand Car of the Year finalists strong on safety

Press Release – NZ Car Of The Year

The ten finalists for the New Zealand Car of the Year remind that advanced safety technology is no longer reserved for high-end vehicles. Read more »

Southern Air Ambulance Joint Venture Announced

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Two existing air ambulance helicopter providers have formed a joint venture with HEMS to continue serving their local communities throughout the Southern region. Read more »

Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path Consultation

Press Release – NZTA

Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path connecting land and sea Consultation on designs for Section 2 and balustrade options for Section 3 Read more »

Queenstown Airport making significant changes

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport making significant changes to enhance park-to-plane customer experience A two-year multi-million dollar programme of works designed to enhance the customer experience kicks off this week at Queenstown Airport. Project Pathway … Read more »

Powered on in Darfield

Press Release – EV City

The Level 2 Destination charger was donated by local businessmen David Boot, owner of EV Car Dealership, EV CITY and Simon Wheeler, owner of CHARGED EV, who also installed the charger with power supply and a carpark provided by the Darfield Pharmacy. Read more »

Air NZ to be ‘the world’s least unsustainable airline’

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ on track to be ‘the world’s least unsustainable airline’ By Pattrick Smellie Read more »

Police speak to driver regarding Porirua homicide

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have identified and spoken to the driver of a Mazda sought in relation to a homicide in Porirua. Read more »

Government in disagreement over fuel taxes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister and the Transport Minister cant agree on the impact their fuel taxes are having on New Zealanders, Nationals Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Plan ahead for a safe and stress-free Labour Weekend

Press Release – NZTA

Motorists intending to go away for Labour Weekend are encouraged to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays on congested motorways. Read more »

Lime reaches #1 on New Zealand App Store

Press Release – Lime

Electric e-scooter phenomenon Lime has reached #1 in the New Zealand app store overnight following its simultaneous launches in Auckland and Christchurch this week. Read more »

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