Social Infrastucture winner from 2016 budget

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

Social infrastructure is the clear winner from Budget 2016, with significant allocations made in housing, corrections and education, indicating that 2017 will be the year for investment in transport, particularly in Auckland, said New Zealand Council … Read more »

MYOB gives tick for Budget’s impact on SMEs

Press Release – MYOB

Leading accounting software provider MYOB says the National Governments eighth Budget will have a positive impact on New Zealand small and medium sized businesses but there is more work to be done to reduce the tax burden on SMEs. Read more »

Kiwirail or Kiwifail?

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Another Budget another huge cheque from the taxpayer for KiwiRail, says Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams reacting to todays $190.2 million capital injection into KiwiRail announced in Budget 2016. Read more »

Low-risk travellers streamlined at the border

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 establishes a two-year trial to streamline border processing for low-risk travellers and traders, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner say. Read more »

$357.9m invested in key transport projects

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is demonstrating its commitment to New Zealands economic growth and mobility by investing $357.9 million in key transport projects, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Students disappointed with transport fee inaction

Press Release – VUWSA

Students disappointed with councils inaction to add cheaper tertiary transport fares to annual plan Yesterday, Victoria University of Wellington Students Association President, Jonathan Gee, and Welfare Vice President, Rory Lenihan-Ikin, gave an oral … Read more »

Investing in a growing economy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 invests in a growing economy with significant new funding for innovation, infrastructure, the health sector and the most vulnerable New Zealanders while still managing the finances tightly and repaying debt, Finance Minister Bill English says. Read more »

Remarkable journey over for Dennis at Waterview

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The remarkable mechanical journey of Dennis across the skyline of Aucklands Northwestern Motorway has come to an end. The bright yellow lifting gantry has placed the last of 277 super heavyweight concrete beams into position on the Great North Road Interchange … Read more »

Transdev’s plans good for region, says Chamber

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Transdevs plans good for region, says Chamber Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes moves by the regions new train operator to make significant improvements to services. Read more »

Work overnight this Saturday Bealey Bridge Upper Waimakariri

Press Release – NZTA

Final repairs on the Bealey Bridge in the Upper Waimakariri Valley, State Highway 73 between the West Coast and Canterbury, will involve a full night closure from 8 pm Saturday, 28 May through to 6am, Sunday 29 May. Read more »

More double deckers on Auckland roads

Press Release – Auckland Transport

More double decker buses are about to hit the roads and that means more seats on busy routes. Read more »

School bus incident – North Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services attended a school bus incident near Ahuroa School in Makarau, north Auckland around 9am this morning. Read more »

Fatal vehicle crash in Northland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At 1.20am this morning, Police attended a fatal single-vehicle crash on State Highway 10 about 300 metres north of the Puketona Road intersection. Read more »

Mainfreight FY profit rises 6.3%

Article – BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Mainfreight, the transport and logistics group, reported a 6.3 percent gain in full-year profit as improved trading in New Zealand, Asia and Europe was offset by weaker results in Australia and the Americas. Read more »

Greater Wellington Stalls on Student Fares

Press Release – Sue Kedgley

A 25% discount for tertiary students public transport in Wellington has been voted down today by the Greater Wellington Regional Council. Read more »

Two-car collision at Karapiro

Press Release – New Zealand Police

State Highway 1 at Karapiro is closed after a two car collision near Ferguson Gully Road just before 4pm today. Read more »

Infrastructure forum highlights ways to improve investments

Press Release – New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

A major gathering of 100 of New Zealands capital procurement specialists yesterday in Wellington unanimously agreed that there are significant opportunities to improve value for money for tax payers and rate payers through better investment decision … Read more »

New technology offers added extras to NZ business travellers

Press Release – Orbit

In a New Zealand-first, an innovative technology solution that communicates directly with travellers via an app has been launched to improve the level of service New Zealand business travellers receive. Read more »

Vehicle crash at Huntly – road blocks in place

Press Release – New Zealand Police

One person has been airlifted to Waikato Hospital by helicopter in a serious condition after a single vehicle crash at Te Ohaki Huntly. Read more »

New harbourmaster appointed for Port of Taharoa

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand has appointed Captain Jon Jon () Peters as harbourmaster for the Port of Taharoa. Read more »

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