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Bishop Launches New Melling Campaign And Petition

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop has today launched a new campaign calling on the Government to commit to the Melling Interchange project in the Hutt Valley. Its unbelievable we have to do this all over again after the last campaign … Read more »

Safer Speed Limits On The Way For SH1 North Of Auckland

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency would like to thank the public for their input into creating a safer roading network between L Phillips Road and Phoi, which will become an alternative route to SH1 once the new Ara Thono – Phoi to Warkworth motorway … Read more »

Human Rights Commission Urges Regular Review Of Travel RestrictionsAnd Assistance For Overseas New Zealanders

Press Release – New Zealand Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission welcomes theGovernment’slifting of the temporary travelrestrictionfromIndiafor New Zealand citizens, calls for regular review into restrictions that remain for permanent residents,and urges greater … Read more »

New South Wales Travel Pause To Be Lifted Tomorrow

Press Release – Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the current travel pause with New South Wales will lift tomorrow subject to no further significant developments in NSW. New Zealand health officials met today to conduct a further assessment … Read more »

Congestion Charges Clear Poor People From Busy Roads

Press Release – The Dog and Lemon Guide

Congestion charges discourage ride-sharing and encourage wealthier people to use cars, says the car review website . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: Why do central and local government almost always favour congestion charges instead … Read more »

Nelson Future Access Project – The Next Stages

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

A significant milestone in transport planning will take place next week* when the Nelson Future Access (NFA) project seeks Nelson City Council support for its preferred programme to enable a final round of engagement to commence. The NFA project is led … Read more »

Flights Paused From Sydney To NZ – Expert Reaction

Article – Science Media Centre

Flights between the Australian state of New South Wales and New Zealand will stop for 48 hours, starting at 11:59pm tonight. The travel pause comes as Australian health authorities search for the missing link between a returned traveller from … Read more »

Unions And Employers Agree That Coastal Shipping Is An Opportunity

Press Release – NZ Shipping Federation

Coastal shipping is ready to accept any challenges from Government and the unions when it comes to increasing the role of coastal shipping in the Kiwi supply chain said Clive Glover, President of the NZ Shipping Federation today. We want to work … Read more »

Aerodrome Flight Information Service To Stay For Milford Sound Piopiotahi

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand today welcomed the Civil Aviation Authoritys decision that the current Aerodrome Flight Information Service remain at Milford Sound Piopiotahi Aerodrome. In May 2020 Airways launched a review of the air traffic services it provides … Read more »

Update – Bulls Traffic Delays – Central

Press Release – New Zealand Police

After a truck hit a power pole at the intersection of SH1 and SH3 in Bulls at 9.40am this morning, traffic management is now directing traffic. An earlier release said that a detour around the site would be in place, however, workers have since been … Read more »

Dozens Of Bridge Approaches Being Repaired In Northland & North-west Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Maintenance crews have started works on SH14 and will be covering locations in Northland and north-west Auckland as they carry out work to improve the approach onto 32 bridges in the region, to create a smoother and safer journey for all road users. Waka Kotahi … Read more »

Expect Delays At Battys Road/New Renwick Road Intersection Next Week

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Motorists should plan for reduced speeds and a stop/go in operation at the Battys Road/New Renwick Road/Richardson Avenue intersection from this Tuesday, as construction begins on a new roundabout. A new sewer pipe will be installed under Battys Road, … Read more »

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