Car Crash: SH1, Te Horo area

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are in attendance in a two car crash on State Highway one at the intersection with Te Hapua Road 3.5 k south of Te Horo Beach Road. Read more »

Productive meeting with Lyttelton Port company

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has today held productive meetings with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. Read more »

New Zealand Set to Sail into a Busy Cruise Season

Press Release – MG Media

New Zealand ports will welcome a flotilla of cruise ships over the coming months, with more than 560 ship visits scheduled around the nation, according to the peak cruise industry body. Read more »

LPC Response to CCHL Full Takeover Offer for LPC

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

The Board of Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) met today to consider the Independent Adviser’s Report prepared by Northington Partners on the merits of the Offer by Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) and to finalise the Target Company Statement and Directors’ … Read more »

Cycling Opening: Upper Queen St | Grafton | Beach Rd

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

The latest section of Aucklands expanding cycling and walking network the Upper Queen Street, Grafton Gully and Beach Road link – will be opened this Saturday (6 September). Read more »

Ports of Auckland Increases Freight Rail Service

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Working with KiwiRail, Ports of Auckland has doubled the rail services between its Waitemat seaport and Wiri Intermodal Freight Hub. Read more »

Updated cycle lane plans reflect feedback

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Two extra pedestrian crossings and a new set of traffic lights are among the changes now proposed as part of the plan to install safer cycle lanes along The Parade in Island Bay. Read more »

Emirates Broadens A380 Network to 30 Destinations

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates, a global connector and facilitator of vital trade links, today adds Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations. With the addition of Frankfurt, Emirates now serves 30 global destinations with the A380. Read more »

Lyttelton offer amounts to premium up to 14%: adviser report

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Christchurch City Holdings’ offer to mop up the remaining shares in Lyttelton Port Co amounts to a premium of up to 14 percent, according to a report from the independent adviser that recommends it be accepted. Read more »

Commission Needs to Look at Regional Airfare Pricing

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on the Commerce Commission to investigate the obvious price gouging by Air New Zealand on regional routes. Read more »

Lyttelton Port board backs council takeover proposal

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) – The board of Lyttelton Port Co has backed a takeover bid by council subsidiary Christchurch City Holdings, and will resolve to pay a special dividend to existing shareholders. Read more »

KiwiRail; another year older and deeper in debt

Press Release – New Zealand Alliance Party

That is a lot of money and there are lessons that need to be learnt before we pour in another $1 billion. Read more »

State Highway 73 closed by diesel spill

Press Release – NZTA

State Highway 73 has been closed to all traffic, from Klondyke Corner to Arthurs Pass, after a diesel spill this afternoon. The NZ Transport Agencys Journey Manager Lee Wright says motorists can expect delays as equipment is brought on site to clean … Read more »

Survey makes a start on future Warkworth public transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Over 300 submissions were received in a survey on future public transport options for Warkworth, with clear support shown for a proposed Warkworth to Silverdale and the City connection. Read more »

Locals support big Hibiscus Coast public transport changes

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Feedback on changes to the public transport network for the Hibiscus Coast closed last month with more than 800 submissions received, and more than 70% of people supporting or strongly supporting the changes proposed. Read more »

Eruption to Have Minimal Impact on Kiwi Travel

Press Release – House of Travel

Kiwis with plans to travel to the northern hemisphere are unlikely to have their travel affected by the recent eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Read more »

New motorway not fair to Mangere

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government is forcing through a multi-million dollar tunnel and a new motorway which will disrupt our local schools, disrupt peoples movements, disrupt peoples ability to cast their vote during an election period without consulting the Mangere … Read more »

Vega Auriga should be detained in NZ until problems fixed

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says that the ship Vega Auriga should be detained in a New Zealand port until it is deemed seaworthy and crew issues have been fixed. Read more »

Rapid Transit to unclog Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will build a 21st century Rapid Transit system for Christchurch, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. Read more »

A Dunedin Bus Returns to Service

Press Release – Otago Heritage Bus Society

For over a decade former DCT #174 lay derelict in a paddock in South Canterbury as an aborted campervan conversion. In 2011 the Society approached the former owners about obtaining the vehicle (along with sister vehicle DCT #170) for restoration. Read more »

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