Public transport tops Aucklanders’ priorities

Press Release – Auckland Council

The majority of Aucklanders say better public transport, less traffic congestion, and more affordable and quality housing are the top priorities for the region. Read more »

Major Closures on SH16 Citybound 27/9-29/9/14

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Northwestern citybound motorway closed between Te Atatu and Rosebank 5pm Sat 27 to 9am Sun 28 Sept including Lincoln Road citybound on-ramp Great North Road citybound off-ramp closed 5am Sat 27 to 5am Mon 29 Sept Expect severe delays, avoid SH16 … Read more »

Steer clear of new vehicles with poor safety ratings

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

Consumers need to be aware that they could be missing out on life saving technology if they opt for the cheapest, brand-new vehicles in some classes. Read more »

Suzuki Swift Sales Top Four Million Units

Press Release – Suzuki

The Suzuki Swift, New Zealands most popular small car, has achieved another milestone with sales topping four million worldwide. Read more »

Waikato Expressway – Crash Update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Further to the previous release about the crash on the Waikato expressway: Ambulance are dealing with thirteen patients from this incident. One person has been flown to Waikato Hospital with suspected spinal injuries, Four people have status 3 (moderate … Read more »

Serious Crash – Mercer

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on the Waikato expressway 1km South of the Meremere Dragway. Two cars crashed just before 1pm and multiple people have been seriously injured. Read more »

Auckland Airport Monthly Traffic Update August 2014

Press Release – Auckland Airport

1.0% International passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) were 1.0% higher in August 2014 than the previous year. Winter holiday travel continued to drive growth with Pacific Island routes up 4.4% and travel to Hawaii up 9.1%. South America travel … Read more »

Mexican scorpion shocks passenger

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

An encounter with a live scorpion at Auckland airport should serve as a reminder for arriving international passengers to thoroughly clean camping gear, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). An MPI biosecurity inspector recently found … Read more »

Jetstar launches domestic ‘Punctuality Promise’ campaign

Press Release – Jetstar

Jetstar today announced an innovative Punctuality Promise campaign where domestic passengers will be given a $25 flight voucher if their flight arrives more than 10 minutes later than scheduled. Read more »

Closures on Auckland’s SH16 This Weekend

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers of significant closures on Aucklands Northwestern motorway (State Highway 16) citybound this weekend, 27 to 29 September. Read more »

Kia Lifts It Green Game

Press Release – Kia Motors

Kia Motors is raising the stakes as one of the worlds leading green car producers. Two years after breaking into the 100 Best Global Green Brands, Kia has now moved well inside the top 50 and it plans to move even higher. Latest rankings show Kia … Read more »

Unisys and New Zealand Transport Agency Honoured

Press Release – Unisys

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) Corporation and its client, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), have been honoured jointly with a Special Recognition Award at the 2014 Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon awards for Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

Largest continuous concrete pour since earthquakes

Press Release – Christchurch Central Development Unit

Christchurchs largest continuous concrete pour since the earthquakes will start tomorrow morning. The pour, for the new Bus Interchange, will start at 3am and take 10 to 12 hours to complete. Read more »

Wanganui District Council and Tupoho to partner in Port

Press Release – Wanganui District Council

Change is coming soon to our local port thanks to a joint venture bringing together Tupoho Whanau Trust and the Wanganui District Council. Read more »

Europe and UK Travel Set to Rise for Christchurch Residents

Press Release – House of Travel

A year of major events in Europe and the United Kingdom will see a rise in bookings for local residents, despite the Christchurch earthquake still affecting peoples travel plans, says the owner-operator of a new travel agency. Read more »

Motorists asked to take care on Canterbury roads

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are being asked to slow down and take care on Canterbury roads today with the region being lashed by strong winds and sleety showers. Read more »

Summer roadworks kick off on Kamo Road

Press Release – Whangarei District Council

Whangareis summer roadworks are about to kick off with work starting on Kamo Road, Kensington, between Nixon Street and McClintock Street this week. Read more »

SCIRT traffic update – week starting 22 September, 2014

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team Read more »

Election Day is Time to Refocus on Policies

Press Release – Gareth Morgan Foundation

Over the course of this election campaign there has been a lot of focus on dirty politics and spying, and not a lot on policy. With election day looming, Gareth Morgan is calling for people to refocus on the issues. Read more »

Cheviot, Hurunui District – Multiple vehicle crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a multiple vehicle crash on the main street at Cheviot which occurred at about 3.10pm on 19/9/14. The crash has involved a, camper van, Milk tanker, a 4×4 vehicle and a school bus. Read more »

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