Council committee approves new cycleways

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Sections of two Major Cycle Routes connecting the Central City to Heathcote and Ferrymead have been approved by the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today. Construction is expected to start on both routes later this year. Read more »

Auckland Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

From 201116, Aucklands economy increased 31.1 percent (well above the national movement of 23.8 percent). Read more »

Z helps the EV revolution

Press Release – Z Energy

Z Energy and ChargeNet NZ are installing three more rapid-charge electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of April to help extend the countrys EV charging network. Read more »

Pioneer 500 gets smarter, smoother and safer

Press Release – Blue Wing Honda Ltd

With close ties to rural New Zealand that go back generations, Blue Wing Honda are proud to announce the arrival of the 2017 Honda Pioneer 500. Read more »

Two TAIC reports made public this morning

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The following two final Commission reports are now available on the Commission website www.taic.org.nz . Regards, Read more »

R44 accident report made public

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has just released two final reports. One concerns a Robinson R44 helicopter which crashed in the Kahurangi National Park in October 2014 (AO-2014-006); the other a fire on board the Amaltal Columbia in … Read more »

LGWM transport workshops underway

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Transport workshops underway to help Lets Get Wellington Moving prepare for wider public engagement Read more »

Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Three Waikato-Tainui initiatives show an iwi mind-set and skill set that breaks the mould to bring solutions and approaches that benefit its people and the wider Waikato region, says Minister for Mori Development and Associate Minister for Economic … Read more »

Crash on Coronation Road, Papatoetoe

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are currently in attendance and traffic is down to one lane at Coronation Road in Papatoetoe. Read more »

Workers village/ temporary accommodation on way to Kaikoura

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance will be setting up purpose-built, prefabricated accommodation in Kaikoura to house more than 300 men and women who will working on the massive rebuild programme which is aiming to … Read more »

Name release: West Coast helicopter crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the man killed in a helicopter crash near Reefton on Monday. Read more »

Significant disruption to flight operations.

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Weather conditions at Wellington Airport are causing significant disruption to flight operations. Read more »

AT HOP rules Auckland’s public transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The AT HOP card is now used for 91% of trips on trains, buses and ferries in Auckland. Read more »

ITF delivers satisfactory progress report to Maersk AGM

Press Release – International Transport Workers’ Federation

A four-strong team of representatives from ITF (International Transport Workers Federation) unions today committed to continued dialogue with AP Mller-Mrsk at the companys AGM in Copenhagen. Read more »

Kordia and Thinxtra’s IoT network reaches 88% coverage

Press Release – Kordia

Business-focused service provider Kordia, together with partner Thinxtra, says its dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) network has reached 88 per cent coverage of the New Zealand population, close to its goal of covering 95% of the population. Read more »

Report’s call for a wider funding toolbox welcomed

Press Release – Local Government NZ

The Productivity Commissions new report into New Zealands urban planning system which highlights the need for councils in high growth areas to have access to more tools to fund infrastructure is spot on, Local Government New Zealand says. Read more »

More heavy rain for the Coromandel

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

MetService is predicting the heavy showers we are experiencing will stay with us until later this afternoon. Read more »

Productivity Commission’s Report highlights broken system

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council welcomes the release of the Productivity Commissions Better Urban Planning Report as independent proof that New Zealands planning system can no longer address the ever-growing challenges of our cities. Read more »

Bold steps needed to progress Better Urban Planning report

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

The release of the Productivity Commissions report into Better Urban Planning is a good starting point for a much needed national conversation on urban and natural environments. Read more »

EDS congratulates the Productivity Commission

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society has praised the Productivity Commissions report on urban planning which was released earlier today. Read more »

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