Court of Appeal backs pilots on runway extension safety

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The future of Wellington International Airport’s proposed runway extension is unclear after the Court of Appeal ruled the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) must reconsider its decision on the length of a runway safety area. Read more »

Line to West Coast set to re-open earlier than expected

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail is expecting to re-open the Midland line between Christchurch and Greymouth ahead of schedule on March 20. The line was badly damaged when a fire swept through 300 ha between Cass and Springfield over Waitangi weekend, damaging several bridges … Read more »

Motorists asked to avoid using State Highway 2 Papamoa Beach

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking Bay of Plenty motorists to avoid State Highway 2 near Papamoa or expect delays. Read more »

Judgment: NZALPA v CAA

Press Release – NZ Court of Appeal


Airways and Aireon to Cooperate on South Pacific Validation

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (28 February 2017) – Airways New Zealand, New Zealands Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) and Aireon LLC announced today that they have signed an agreement in principle to enter into an operational validation trial. Read more »

CCTV footage released of car seen at Riverhead quarry

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are releasing CCTV footage this morning of a vehicle seen entering and leaving the Riverhead quarry in which a young woman woke up to find herself being attacked. Read more »

A steam train on the Gisborne Airport runway

Press Release – Eastland Group

Eastland Group Flywheels sees cyclists, skateboarders, rollerbladers and a steam train on the Gisborne Airport runway Read more »

NZALPA Delighted At Ruling on WIAL Runway Extension

Press Release – NZ Air Line Pilots’ Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots Association (NZALPA) today expressed their delight at the Court of Appeal decision for the Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to reconsider his review of the 90-metre safety area for an extended Wellington Airport … Read more »

Ponsonby Road pedestrian improvements project begins

Press Release – Auckland Transport

An artists impression of what the Collingwood Street intersection on Ponsonby Road might look like once complete. Read more »

Accessibility legislation would boost NZ’s economy

Press Release – Access Alliance

In an unprecedented move, a diverse range of disability groups have come together to issue a call for legislation that would enable people with disabilities to more actively participate in society. The newly created Access Alliance is calling on … Read more »

Air New Zealand Joins Unisys Cargo Portal Services

Press Release – Unisys

Wellington, 28 February 2017 Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced Air New Zealand has joined Unisys Cargo Portal Services (CPS) to allow the airlines current and prospective freight forwarder clients to book and track shipments online. Read more »

SpaceX to Send Privately Crewed Spacecraft Beyond the Moon

Press Release – SpaceX

We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. They have already paid a significant deposit to do a moon mission. Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these individuals will … Read more »

Govt to work with Gisborne on transport priorities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced that the Government will work with local stakeholders to identify and prioritise transport initiatives to help boost economic growth in Gisborne. Read more »

Nuk Korako: School Zones Road Safety Petition Presentation

Speech – New Zealand National Party

I first considered launching this petition because of conversations I had with Dallas Wichman, Principal of St Anns Catholic School about the safety of students outside the school. Read more »

Hyundai offers first view of Xcient prime mover

Press Release – Hyundai

Hyundai offers the transport industry a preview of its Xcient prime mover at this months Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo. It is the brands headline truck at Expo and is the first to reach this country. The Xcient 6×4 tractor unit at Expo … Read more »

Hyundai launches the new Mighty truck

Press Release – Hyundai

The latest Hyundai truck to arrive in New Zealand has wide appeal to businesses who need flexibility from their light trucks. Read more »

Kia Trio Triumph In Euro Design Award

Press Release – Kia Motors

A trio of Kia vehicles have triumphed in the prestigious iF DesignAwards recognising their outstanding design attributes. Read more »

Name release in Bluff work-related incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A man who died early Friday morning 24 February after being involved in a workplace accident at South Port, Bluff is now able to be named. He was Colin Ross Hansen aged 54 of Invercargill. Read more »

Taumarunui Solution For Auckland Rail Overcrowding

Press Release – Public Transport Users Association

Auckland rail commuters face overcrowded carriages and confusing timetables as Auckland Transport prepares to launch a new rail timetable on March 12th. Read more »

Police investigate crash at Kokonga Bridge

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Kokonga Bridge on the KyeburnHyde Road in Central Otago continues to be closed while Police and Fire staff investigate a crash that occurred in the early hours of this morning. Read more »

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