Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Press Release – Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed government and Council agreement on the need for light rail from the airport to city. Read more »

Time for National to stop putting the brakes on light rail

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Aucklanders cant wait 30 years for light rail to the airport. Labour will start building it as soon as possible, says Labours Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

Record crowds use public transport to Adele

Press Release – Auckland Transport

One concert down, two to go as Adele wows the crowds. Shell play Mount Smart stadium again tomorrow and Sunday night. Read more »

South Port CEO O’Connor steps down after 17 years

Article – BusinessDesk

March 24 (BusinessDesk) – South Port New Zealand chief executive Mark OConnor is to step down after 17 years running the nation’s southernmost deep water port, having led the company to a record profit on record cargo volumes in 2016. Read more »

Electric Vehicle DC rapid charging plug type about to change

Press Release – ChargeNet

ChargeNet NZ are pleased to announce the forthcoming change to their DC fast charging network from Type 1 CCS charging to the Type 2 CCS charging plug. Read more »

Agreement on next steps for Auckland mass transit

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport boards have come to an important agreement on the next steps for mass transit in Auckland. Read more »

Route Protection for Mass Transit Corridor to begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today welcomed a significant decision for Aucklands future mass transit corridor between Auckland city and the airport. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 26 March – 1 April 2017

Press Release – NZTA

24 March 2017 | AUCKLAND Overnight motorway closures 26 March 1 April 2017 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 … Read more »

Name release: Tauranga pedestrian fatality

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the pedestrian who died after being hit by a car on Vale Street, in Otumoetai, Tauranga, on Thursday 23 March, 2017. Read more »

More time required to complete testing and commissioning

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Testing and commissioning of the complex systems that will ensure the safe operation of the Waterview Tunnel are continuing and will not be completed in time for an April opening, the NZ Transport Agency has announced. Read more »

Focus on services & digital exports a boost for Wellington

Press Release – WREDA

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) welcomed the refreshed trade policy strategy Trade Agenda 2030 Securing our place in the world, launched by the Prime Minister today. Read more »

Kaikoura Earthquake Update No. 9

Press Release – North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery

Please find attached this weeks Kaikoura Earthquake newsletter that keeps you up-to-date with what’s happening to get the road and rail networks re-opened. Read more »

Air NZ’s 75th exhibition hits millionth visitor milestone

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealands 75th anniversary exhibition has welcomed the one millionth visitor through its three-year, nationwide tour. Read more »

Southern Motorway closure for bridge stitch

Press Release – NZTA

Motorists travelling south on State Highway 1 between Manukau and Takanini should plan ahead and allow extra time for their journey as progress continues on the Southern Corridor Improvements project. Read more »

SH1 Mangamuka Gorge resurfacing cancelled due to weather

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says resurfacing work due to take place this weekend on State Highway 1 Mangamuka Gorge has been cancelled due to bad weather. Read more »

Police looking for man driving in a manner endangering publi

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Rodney Police are asking for public help to find 25 year-old Nicholas Moore, who is driving a stolen car and driving in a manner that is endangering the public. Read more »

SH65 bridge closure means 45 minute night detour

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Urgent repairs to the Ruffe Creek Bridge, north of Springs Junction, State Highway 65, will add a 45 minute detour for drivers using the Lewis Pass/ Murchison route from this Sunday night. Read more »

Fatality at level crossing near Morrinsville

Press Release – KiwiRail

A tragic accident at a level crossing near Morrinsville this afternoon has left one person dead and another critically injured. KiwiRails Group General Manager of Asset Management David Gordon says a 716m long freight train ferrying goods between … Read more »

Scrapping VSO’s dangerous and short-sighted

Press Release – NZ Police Association

The Police Association is deeply concerned that the jobs of the countrys 26 Vehicle Safety Officers (VSOs) are to be axed at a time when New Zealands road toll is unacceptably high, and climbing. Read more »

Record travel and trade volumes for summer

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Customs has done an outstanding job clearing a record number of passengers this summer season while continuing to protect the border with numerous seizures and arrests, Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says. Read more »

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