Vehicle Crash – Hamilton – Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Vehicle Crash Hamilton At approximately 10.45am this morning emergency services responded to a serious crash that occurred in Forest Lake Road, Hamilton, near the intersection with Avalon Drive. Read more »

SH5 at Reporoa, between Rotorua and Taupo closed

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

SH5 at Reporoa, between Rotorua and Taupo closed after serious crash State Highway 5 (SH5) at Reporoa, between Rotorua and Taupo, is expected to be closed for several hours following a serious crash, the NZ Transport Agency says. Read more »

Further consultation on Portobello Road Changes

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 November 2014) The Dunedin City Council will work further with key parties to finalise a design for the southernmost section of Portobello Road. Read more »

Speed restrictions and possible delays on SH36 in December

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect short delays when travelling on State Highway 36 (SH36) between Tauranga and Rotorua in December. Read more »

Two changes for the SH16 Patiki Road exit

Press Release – Causeway Alliance

There are a couple of changes ahead for the SH16 Patiki Road citybound exit; The Patiki Road exit will be closed this weekend from 8pm Friday to 5am Monday so the off-ramp can be realigned. Detour routes for during the closure are attached … Read more »

Farmers’ fitness levels being impacted by technology

Press Release – Dairy NZ

Greater automation and technology has slowed dairy farmers down and impacted their fitness levels, says former Hauraki Plains farmer Ian Handcock. Read more »

Paekākāriki Hill Road is still closed [28/11/14]

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Council has been advised that the Paekkriki Hill Road is still closed as police investigate a fatality overnight. A vehicle has left the road 100 metres from the summit on the Kpiti side. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures 30 Nov – 6 Dec 2014

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

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 bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 5 December. … Read more »

Anti-speeding campaign based on phony science

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

Ticketing ordinary motorists will have no effect on the groups who cause most road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Read more »

AA strengthens tourism front row

Press Release – Automobile Association

The AA has boosted its tourism credentials with the appointment of an industry leader to a new role at the organisations top table. Current Tourism Industry Association chairman Grant Lilly has accepted a role as General Manager Travel and Tourism, a … Read more »

Jetstar helps to improve the view on Bay of Plenty coastline

Press Release – Jetstar

Jetstar today launched a new environmental initiative to use carbon offsets from the Ngati Awa Heritage Estate in the Bay of Plenty for its domestic operations in New Zealand. Read more »

Air New Zealand named Deloitte / AJ Park Company of the Year

Press Release – AJ Park

Air New Zealand was named the Deloitte / AJ Park Company of the Year at last night’s Deloitte Top 200 awards ceremony in Auckland. The Company of the Year award recognises Air New Zealand’s best overall organisational performance from the previous year … Read more »

International event in NZ to help Wellington Free Ambulance

Press Release – Wellington Free Ambulance

Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, is happening in New Zealand for the first time this year on December 2 and Wellington Free Ambulance is hoping to raise much needed public donations from the event. Read more »

Submission: Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

My three key areas of concern relate to: The duration of visual surveillance warrants; The controls around warrantless surveillance powers; Clarifying the continuation of controls around access to Passenger Name Record (PNR) data under … Read more »

Decisions on transport referendum, development contributions

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Councils Governing Body today made a number of decisions related to the development of its 10-year budget, known as the Long-term Plan 2015-25. Key decisions included: Read more »

Final sign-off for Main Road Master Plan

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today gave the final sign-off on the Council-led master plan for the recovery and rebuild of Main Road. Read more »

New app takes hassle out of booking and paying for a taxi

Press Release – Smartpay NZ Ltd

Blue Bubble Taxis are now offering passengers an order-and-pay on-line service through a new app developed by Smartpay, New Zealands largest eftpos supplier. Read more »

New agency to fast track urban development

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Councils Governing Body today agreed to support the establishment of an urban development agency to improve the citys ability to address some of its pressing urban development needs. Read more »

Sunair to commence direct flights from Auckland to Whitianga

Press Release – Destination Coromandel

The announcement of a twice daily air service out of Ardmore Airport direct to Whitianga and daily flights connecting Whitianga with Great Barrier Island and Tauranga is welcome news to The Coromandel tourism industry. Read more »

PQ 4. Air Service Links—China

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

4. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR (National) to the Minister of Transport : What progress has been made on increasing air services links between New Zealand and China? Read more »

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