Ratepayers Will Pay for Wellington Airport’s Folly

Press Release – Guardians of the Bays

19 November 2017 – Wellington International Airport is continuing its cynical campaign to shoehorn Wellington ratepayers into paying for a runway extension, despite having no airline, no business case and no eye to safety concerns raised by pilots, according … Read more »

Waste Management backs National Ride for Road Safety

Press Release – Waste Management

Auckland, 18 November 2017 Waste Management is delighted to be taking part in this weekends inaugural National Ride for Road Safety. The event takes place this Sunday, 19 November, at 10am in a number of regions across New … Read more »

Auckland Airport to open second stage

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today announced further details of the upgrade of its international departure area, including some of the new brands that will feature in its international retail hub. Read more »

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin 19 – 25 November 2017

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, 24 November … Read more »

Innovative hydrofoil bike revealed at Big Boys Toys

Press Release – Manta5

After years of development and hard work, Waikato-based company Manta5 publically revealed the prototype of their innovative on-water hydrofoil e-bike, Hydrofoiler XE-1, at the Big Boys Toys expo in Auckland over the weekend. Read more »

Major storm water pipe to stop flooding

Press Release – Hastings District Council

A once-in-a-generation project to upgrade a main storm water pipe in Railway Road is about to get underway. Read more »

Depot oversees smooth running of 43,000 trips per day

Press Release – Go Bus

Christchurchs newest bus depot is now fully operational, paving the way for a better bus journey for thousands of Cantabrians every day. Read more »

North Canterbury: Have Your Say on SH1 Safety Improvements

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is inviting the community to have their say on possible ways to improve road safety on State Highway 1, between Saltwater Creek and Tram Road in North Canterbury. Read more »

Improved ticketing system on the way for bus passengers

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Passenger bus users in the Horizons Region will soon benefit from the implementation of a Regional Integrated Ticketing System (RITS). Read more »

Road Upgrade for Nakoromakawa After 20 Years

Press Release – Fulton Hogan Hiways

The poor road conditions of Nakoromakawa Road, outside Nausori, for over 20-years will soon be a thing of the past. Read more »

Queenstown’s new Orbus service launches next week

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Queenstowns game-changing new $2 bus service will kick off next Monday with a community event and a week of free bus travel for everyone. Read more »

Greens support Wellington rail network workers

Press Release – Green Party

16 November 2017 Greens support Wellington rail network workers The Green Party supports Wellington members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) who are today striking to maintain hard-fought-for pay and conditions. The Green Party … Read more »

Wellingtonians want their quality rail service back on track

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions today said that people working in Wellington were showing support for safe public transport and fair treatment of train staff. President Richard Wagstaff said that union members affected by the industrial action … Read more »

Infratil somewhat bruised by dealings with regulators

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Infratil has reeled off a list of what it calls “unhelpful regulatory interactions” this year that have left the publicly listed infrastructure investor wary of both lawmakers and regulators. Read more »

UPDATE: Mainfreight shares fall to 4-month low

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Mainfreight shares fall to 4-month low on first-half results, still seen ‘fully priced’ Read more »

Chamber welcomes release of Let’s Get Wellington Moving

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the release of Lets Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) proposals and encourages submissions from the Wellington business and wider community on the document. “We strongly encourage businesses to have a … Read more »

Campaign appalled that Basin Reserve flyover plans remain

Press Release – Save the Basin Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign has said that aspects of the new Wellington transport plans unveiled today “feel like a slap in the face of the new Government”. Read more »

Public engagement begins on Wellington’s transport future

Press Release – Let’s Get Wellington Moving

Lets Get Wellington Moving (LGWM), a joint initiative between Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, and the NZ Transport Agency, today launched its next phase of public engagement and announced it is seeking feedback … Read more »

GW Chair wants Wellingtonians to have their say

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

GW Chair wants Wellingtonians to have their say Greater Wellington Regional Council Chairperson, Chris Laidlaw, says with tonights launch of the Lets Get Welly Moving consultation, Wellingtonians have a once in a generation opportunity to shape … Read more »

Have your say on once-in-a-generation transport plan

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Time to have your say on once-in-a-generation transport plan Wellingtonians have a once-in-a-generation chance to shape the future of their citys transport and need to make sure their views are known, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester says in response … Read more »

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