Waterways Super Special Stage brings rally into Whitianga

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

An afternoon spectator Super Special Stage will bring the spectacular action of rallying into the township of Whitianga for the VINZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel on Saturday 23rd August. The Super Special Stage will be run on a 1.17 kilometre tarmac course … Read more »

Lock-up Agreement Ahead of Takeover Offer for Lyttelton Port

Press Release – Christchurch City Holdings Limited

Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) today announced it has entered into a lock-up agreement with Port Otago Limited (Port Otago), a 15.48% shareholder in Lyttelton Port Company Limited (LPC). Port Otago has agreed to accept, in respect of its LPC … Read more »

Auckland-Rotorua flight capacity to increase further

Press Release – Shine PR

Just four months after the introduction of the larger Q300 aircraft on the morning Auckland-Rotorua return route, this increased capacity will be extended further with the larger plane set to commence an afternoon schedule from 9 February 2015. Rotorua … Read more »

Case for the City Rail Link weakens

Press Release – Dick Quax

Auckland Transports acknowledgment that Auckland does not need a new train station at Newton or additional electric trains significantly weakens Mayor Len Browns case for beginning construction of the City Rail Link in 2016, according to Auckland … Read more »

AA says pump prices should be dropping

Press Release – Automobile Association

Media Release: 1 August 2014 PetrolWatch July 2014 AA says pump prices should be dropping Read more »

Airport pricing gets ministers’ attention

Press Release – Board ofAirline Represenatives New Zealand Inc

John Beckett, executive director of BARNZ (the Board of Airline Representatives NZ), says that is exactly where airport landing charges and terminal charges should be examined. Read more »

Bike stand embraces street art, recycling and ‘WoodFirst’

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Inner City Focus Group member Ron Finn with the new WoodFirst bike rack on the corner of Tutanekai and Eruera streets. Read more »

Wellington’s Lag as New Zealand’s Capital City Woeful

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council Wellington is extremely concerned with the decision to axe the Basin Reserve Project. An independent Board of Inquiry has declined resource consent for the New Zealand Transport Agencys (NZTAs) $90 million flyover project which … Read more »

Police want to identify woman who gave a lift to robber

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detectives investigating a robbery in Rotorua are wanting to trace and check the welfare of a woman who appears to have given a lift to the offender. Work has been carried out to re-trace the steps of the offender after he robbed the Westend Taven … Read more »

Feedback sought on airport information disclosure

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today released a consultation paper inviting feedback on the regime that requires major airports to make their performance and financial information publicly available. Read more »

More than 4000 Aucklanders have their say on parking

Press Release – Auckland Transport

A late rush has seen around 4300 groups and individuals make submissions on a discussion document which will help shape the future of parking in the Auckland region. Read more »

Public get chance to have their say on civil aviation

Press Release – Ministry Of Transport

The Ministry of Transport has begun public consultation on a review of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 and the Airport Authorities Act 1966. The Civil Aviation Act 1990 governs the civil aviation system in New Zealand. The Airport Authorities Act 1966 … Read more »

Maritime New Zealand returns to New Plymouth

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

For the first time in five years Maritime New Zealand has a permanent presence in New Plymouth, officially opening a new office today (Friday, 1 August, 2014) with a full-time maritime officer. Read more »

National forcing Auckland into second class rail

Press Release – Green Party

Nationals lack of commitment on the Auckland City Rail Link (CRL) is forcing Aucklanders to accept second best for their city rail service, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Mayor announces 20 percent cut in cost of City Rail Link

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has announced a significant reduction in the cost of the City Rail Link (CRL) from $2.86 billion to less than $2.4 billion lowering the price of Auckland’s number one transport infrastructure priority by about 20 per cent. Read more »

Cost down, benefits up from City Rail Link design change

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Cost down, benefits up from City Rail Link design change A significant design change to the City Rail Link (CRL), will save over $150 million, improve the reliability and journey time of train services, minimise construction disruption in Symonds Street … Read more »

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Floor-raising proposal; Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tea Kiosk to be repaired; Demolition of closed Linwood Library; Cycleways construction approved; New policy gives base isolated foundations “wiggle room” Read more »

Crash: Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Counties Manukau Serious Crash Unit is attending a serious injury crash between an 11 year old pedestrian and a car. The collision occurred at about 3.25pm on Great South Road, Papatoetoe Great South Road between Shirley and East Tamaki Roads, Papatoetoe … Read more »

Council approves cycleways projects

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The Council has given the go-ahead for final design and construction to begin on sections of the Major Cycleways routes. Elected members today approved three projects that will improve safety and go on to form part of the network of 13 Major Cycleways. … Read more »

State Highway 6 re-opens after slip at Clarke Bluff

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

31 July 2014 | NZ Transport Agency – Southern Region State Highway 6 re-opens after slip at Clarke Bluff State Highway 6, from Haast township to Makarora, has re-opened after it was closed by a slip at Clarke Bluff, 10km north of the Gates of Haast, … Read more »

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