Work to improve West Coast link underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Work is being done to improve a section of road vital for linking the South Islands West Coast with Christchurch, says Transport Minister Simon Bridges. Construction starts today on the State highway 73 Mingha Bluff realignment near Arthurs Pass. … Read more »

New ferry wharf for Half Moon Bay

Press Release – Auckland Transport

New ferry wharf for Half Moon Bay A new Half Moon Bay ferry wharf will provide passengers more shelter and improved access to buses. Read more »

Auckland mayor Len Brown lacks public support

Press Release – NoMoreRates.Com

In his report to Council on 30 April Auckland Mayor Len Brown proposes an interim levy on all Separately Used or Inhabited Part of a property. (SUIP). The annual rate would be a fixed charge of $159 per business ratepayer and $99 for … Read more »

Carmakers scam motorists with false fuel economy figures

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

Just three out of 200 new cars are as fuel efficient as the manufacturers claim, according to a major British study. Read more »

Emirates Adds A380 Destination Number 33 – Perth

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its highly-popular A380 aircraft with the launch of the first scheduled A380 service into Perth. Read more »

Police stepping out to support kids during road safety week

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are marching to support school kids and their communities to keep safe as part of United Nations Road Safety Week beginning tomorrow (Monday 4 May). Read more »

Road Safety Week to focus on kids

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 3 May 2015 Media Statement Road Safety Week to focus on kids Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says Road Safety Week 2015 will focus on some of our most vulnerable road users children. This years … Read more »

Budget 2015: PM announces funding for Northland cycle trail

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Budget 2015: PM announces funding for Northland cycle trail Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key has announced a further $3 million will be invested in 2015/16 to help fund the completion of Northlands Twin Coast Cycle Trail Pou Herenga Tai. … Read more »

Russel Norman comments at Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Press Release – Green Party

This funding will make a truly great ride from coast to coast and offers great tourism opportunities for this region. Read more »

SCIRT Traffic 4 May, 2015

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Road over Titirangi (Kaiti Hill) remains closed

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

The road over Titirangi (Kaiti Hill) will remain closed until Friday 22 May. All the trees that were contracted to be felled, have been done. Read more »

Port decision jeopardises cruise sector & NZ economy

Press Release – Cruise New Zealand

Not proceeding with the full expansion plans for the Ports of Auckland jeopardises the fast-growing cruise sector, and will cost Auckland and New Zealands economy millions of dollars, Cruise New Zealand says. The decision means the brand new Ovation … Read more »

Help us help Switched On Bikes

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors are getting behind Switched On Bikes and encouraging Wellingtonians to help launch its electric bike hire and tour project by donating to its PledgeMe campaign. Read more »

Road Safety Week: 7 Strategies to #SaveKidsLives

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Communities across New Zealand will be marching for kids safety as part of UN Global Road Safety Week 2015 (4-10 May), to help #SaveKidsLives and prevent children and young people being killed and injured on NZ roads. On average 19 children are … Read more »

NZ Transport Agency Weekly Traffic Bulletin 3 – 9 May 2015

Press Release – NZTA

1 May 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES 3 May 9 May 2015 Read more »

Joyce Should Refund $1,248 Taxi Trip

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is calling on Steven Joyce to refund to taxpayers the $1,248 taxi trip he charged to his ministerial credit card, as disclosed in the latest Ministerial expense returns released yesterday. Taxpayers Union Executive Director, Jordan … Read more »

Len Brown up to More Tricks

Press Release – Affordable Auckland

Len Brown up to More Tricks It seems Len Brown has saved his biggest dirty trick for yesterdays Governing Body meeting with his proposal to add a 2% transport levy on top of the crippling rates increases already inflicted on Aucklanders, … Read more »

Work begins Monday on Wainuiomata bridge

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Construction of the Wainuiomata Summit Bridge starts Monday 4 May with completion set for September this year. Read more »

CORRECT: Tourism Holdings lifts full-year guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings, the largest campervan rental business in Australia and New Zealand, has boosted full-year guidance for a third time and hired First NZ Capital to review its capital structure. Read more »

Serious Crash – Wanganui – Central

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At about 6.50pm today emergency services attended the scene of a serious crash on Heads Road, Wanganui. Read more »

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