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, 4 September. … Read more »

Cruise season soon to set sail

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 August) – Dunedin is gearing up for the arrival of the first cruise ship in early October of what will be a busy season. Read more »

New air service a win for South Island and tourism

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association New Zealand

Todays announcement of a new air service linking Christchurch and southern China will help deliver on the tourism industrys goal of growing total annual tourism revenue to $41 billion in by 2025, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) … Read more »

China air services game-changer for South Island tourism

Press Release – Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) says new direct air services between China and Christchurch are a significant game-changer for tourism in the South Island. CCT chief executive Tim Hunter says direct flights are likely to boost Chinese visitor … Read more »

China Southern Airlines to fly between the SI and China

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

China Southern Airlines to fly between the South Island and China The South Island tourism industry has formed a partnership with Asias largest airline which will see a new year-round air service begin in December 2015. China Southern Airlines, … Read more »

Fliway pays special dividend as annual profit beats target

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Fliway, the transport and logistics company that listed on the NZX in April, will pay a special dividend after posting annual profit 33 percent above its prospectus forecast mainly on lower-than-expected listing costs. Read more »

Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway begins

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Construction of the Huntly section of the $2.1 billion Waikato Expressway has begun with Transport Minister, Simon Bridges, turning the first sod today. Read more »

Freightways Appoints New Director

Press Release – Freightways

Freightways Limited (Freightways) today announces the appointment of Mark Rushworth to the Freightways Board of Directors, with effect from 1 September 2015. Read more »

Government, Auckland agree on transport funding approach

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) – The government and Auckland Council have reached a detente over transport funding, establishing a one-year, collaborative timetable for decisions on funding for the city’s transport infrastructure growth in the next 30 years after … Read more »

Referendum on transport funding, Development Auckland, SHA

Press Release – Auckland Council

A number of reports were presented and discussed at todays Governing Body. The following is a digest of decisions made. Read more »

More talk as Auckland congestion worsens

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The main impact of the Governments agreement with Auckland Council today will be simply to delay still further decisions needed to relieve the citys traffic congestion, says Labours Auckland Issues Spokesperson, Phil Goff. Read more »

Let’s Get Auckland Moving says EMA

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Media statement Thursday, August 27, 2015 Lets Get Auckland Moving says EMA The joint announcement around central and local government working more closely in regards to resolving Aucklands transport issues has been hailed as a step in the right … Read more »

Agreement on transport alignment agenda – “a welcome step”

Press Release – Auckland Business Forum

The Government and Auckland Council agreement on Terms of Reference announced today on how they will work together to develop Aucklands transport system is a welcome step forward for the City. Lets hope it puts an end to Auckland-Wellington … Read more »

Progress on Auckland transport alignment highly encouraging

Press Release – Automobile Association

The Automobile Association (AA) has welcomed the launch of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP), which aims to improve alignment between Auckland Council and the Government over the way Aucklands transport network should develop. Read more »

Mayor hails historic agreement on transport

Press Release – Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown has hailed the launch of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project as an historic milestone in the relationship between Auckland and the government. Read more »

Terms of Reference agreed for Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Bill English Minister of Finance Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 27 August 2015 Terms of Reference agreed for Auckland Read more »

Work starts on Hamilton’s Hillcrest roundabout next month

Press Release – NZTA

Work will start on a $2.6 million upgrade of Hamiltons busiest roundabout next month. Read more »

Resource consent approved for new Wellington Airport tower

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Resource consent has been granted for a new air traffic control tower for Wellington Airport a building which will appear to lean into Wellingtons prevailing northerly wind. Read more »

New Wellington bus depot officially opened

Press Release – NZBus

Today the Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges officially opened NZ Bus new depot in Kaiwharawhara, Wellington. The strategic location of the depot, near the Wellington Railway Station, provides operational efficiencies and complements the … Read more »

Kiwi takes flight

Press Release – Kiwi Regional Airlines

In a further milestone for New Zealand’s newest airline, the SAAB 340A (Registration ZK-KRA) aircraft purchased this week by Kiwi Regional Airlines has received its Certificate of Airworthiness from the NZ Civil Aviation Authority, and is currently winging its … Read more »

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