Body of missing Pipriki man located

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The body of missing Pipiriki man Hotene Koia was located this afternoon by a search and rescue team in the Whanganui River. Read more »

Extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington

Press Release – Wellington City Council

TRAFFIC ALERT – extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington after spill closes Aotea Quay onramp to motorway Read more »

Longburn shared pathway to get funding

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council are pleased at the announcement issued today from the Minister of Transport, confirming the Urban Cycleways Fund and the National Land Transport Fund will provide substantial capital funding for the Longburn to Palmerston … Read more »

Council welcomes cycleways funding

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council says a grant from a new Government fund for cycling infrastructure is a strong vote of support for its Major Cycle Routes (MCR) network. Transport Minster Simon Bridges today announced the first round of funding from the Governments … Read more »

Government’s urban cycleways plans are not enough

Press Release – Green Party

The urban cycling infrastructure projects announced today are not enough to prevent costly injuries to cyclists and encourage commuters and school children to cycle, The Green Party said today. Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter … Read more »

Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering its Night Rider service again and this time the deals will extend to regional New Zealand destinations. From 20 February, for a limited time, every seat on an additional late night service on selected regional and trunk … Read more »

Bishop welcomes $4.5 million for Wainuiomata Hill Cycleway

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is delighted that the Wainuiomata Hill Cycleway will be one of the first projects to receive support from the Governments Urban Cycleways Programme. Read more »

Auckland Weekly Traffic Bulletin – 1 – 7 February 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

30 January 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES 1 February 7 February 2015 Read more »

New Government Funding for Dunedin Cycleways

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin, 30 January 2015 Work on Dunedins cycleways is set to get a boost with the Minister of Transport Simon Bridges announcing the DCC is to receive an additional $570,000 to fund cycle projects. Read more »

Specially-dressed aircraft spread the love of cricket

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

With just two weeks to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Emirates airline has unveiled the first of its aircraft that will feature the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 logo, flying initially to Australia and New Zealand as well as other … Read more »

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the first $37 million worth of cycleway projects to be rolled out across the country as part of the Governments Urban Cycleways Programme. Read more »

Watch out for kids as schools start back

Press Release – Automobile Association

The AA is reminding all drivers to be extra careful as schools start for 2015. Many primary schools will be starting on Monday, so the roads will be busy in the mornings and afternoons with schoolkids and parents. Read more »

Gull Pushes Diesel under One Dollar

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Fill er up suddenly sounds quite appealing for diesel vehicle owners. Gull, New Zealands independent family-owned oil company, has this morning dropped the price of diesel at all company priced sites to under the magic $1 per litre mark. Read more »

Fatal pedestrian incident at rail crossing – Morningside

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland City Police, Fire and Ambulance services are currently [29/1] at the scene of a train versus pedestrian fatal crash in Morningside Drive, Morningside. Read more »

No more departure tax at Airport

Press Release – Rotorua Airport

Passengers flying out of Rotorua Airport will no longer have to make a compulsory stop at the departure levy counter, with fees now passed on directly to commercial airline customers. From 1 February 2015, the $5 domestic and $15 international departure … Read more »

Defence Force Flying Procedures Robust And Appropriate

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) welcomes the findings of a Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) Report into the landing of a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Boeing 757 (B757) in difficult weather conditions in Antarctica in … Read more »

Progress made on Plan for Karangahape Road Cycleways

Press Release – Generation Zero

Youth group, Generation Zero, is pleased to see the progress being made with the recently released Karangahape Road plan, which details the future of Aucklands most vibrant street, including the much needed separate cycle lanes proposed by Generation … Read more »

New marine rescue fleet launched at Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today launched a major upgrade to its marine rescue fleet to ensure survival equipment can be deployed on the Manukau Harbour in the event of an emergency. Read more »

Security increased at Mana Road Bridge

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Concern for swimmers and boaties in the Mana Road Bridge area of the Porirua Harbour has prompted the Wellington Regional Harbour Master to further increase monitoring and security in the area. Read more »

Customs’ busiest Christmas for 175 years

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says passenger numbers at New Zealand airports increased by five percent in December, compared to the same period in 2013, making the 2014 Christmas period the busiest since the Customs Service was formed 175 years ago. Read more »

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