Tmeline to reopen after large landslides Ex-Cyclone Gita

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is unlikely to reopen State Highway 1 through Kaikura until the end of this week. This will be reviewed and the likely date confirmed on Wednesday, 28 February, 5 pm. Read more »

BOP Regional Land Transport Plan open for consultation

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Whether you drive or walk, cycle or take a bus the regions land transport network affects everyone. From people who have a business to anyone who purchases goods that have been moved on our transport networks, the level of impact may change, but its … Read more »

Takaka Hill update Monday 26 Feb 1pm

Press Release – NZTA

Takaka Hill update Monday caravan, trailer and boat owners can get through end of each day now, weather permitting State Highway 60, the Takaka Hill road, held up well to convoyed traffic on Sunday, says the NZ Transport Agency. The road was … Read more »

Federal Street to get spotty makeover

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Polka dots are coming to Federal Street as part of a creative solution to make walking and cycling safer between Victoria and Fanshawe Streets. After working with surrounding businesses and residents, Auckland Transport will install polka dots along sections … Read more »

Work underway on Wairoa-Napier line

Press Release – KiwiRail

Work will begin on the reinstatement of the Napier to Wairoa rail line today, just two days after the Government announced its funding through the Provincial Growth Fund for the project. Read more »

Update on Takaka Hill, SH60, convoys going well

Press Release – NZTA

Update on Takaka Hill, SH60, convoys going well Sunday 25 February The Takaka Hill Road, State Highway 60, opened to a single lane with escorted convoys in and out of Golden Bay soon after 9 am this morning in the wake of extensive damage wrought … Read more »

Auckland rail workers refuse overtime due to safety concern

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail workers have overwhelmingly voted to take industrial action as their employer insists on cutting staff on commuter trains. Read more »

Temporary timetable on trains due to RTMU industrial action

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The Rail and Maritime Trade Union has given notice of its intent to commence industrial action from Monday 26 February to Friday 16 March. This action will affect some peak services on the Southern, Western and Eastern Lines. All inter-peak and off-peak … Read more »

Update on Takaka Hill, SH60, convoys Sunday 25 February

Press Release – NZTA

Update on Takaka Hill, SH60, convoys Sunday 25 February and plan for week coming The Takaka Hill Road, State Highway 60, will be opening on Sunday to a single lane to allow escorted convoys of vehicles in and out of Golden Bay. The NZ Transport … Read more »

NZTA: Takaka Hill, SH60 – Sunday convoys to operate

Press Release – NZTA

Takaka Hill, SH60 Urgent work progressing to re-establish road access, Sunday convoys for essential trips pending final checks at daybreak Sunday morning Read more »

Northport upbeat on regional fund

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Marsden Point-based Northport has welcomed the government’s plans to invest in roading and infrastructure projects in Northland and to investigate the viability of a rail link to Northport as it looks to support economic growth … Read more »

Northland regional economic development announcement

Press Release – Northport Port

Northport Ltd welcomes todays announcement by the Minister of Regional Economic Development, Shane Jones, about governments intention to invest in roading and infrastructure projects in Northland, and to investigate the viability of a rail … Read more »

Manawatū-Whanganui: Port and Rail boost

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest more than $6 million towards revitalisation of the Whanganui Port and upgrade of the towns rail line, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says. Read more »

Future focus on Upper North Island logistics

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The future of the upper North Island ports, including whether Ports of Auckland should be relocated, will be considered as part of a wider transport and logistics strategy, Associate Minister of Transport Shane Jones has today announced. Cabinet has approved … Read more »

Important milestone for Dunedin cycle lane project

Press Release – NZTA

A key milestone has been reached on the $8 million State Highway 1, one-way system separated cycle lane project through central Dunedin, with work now starting on installing concrete traffic islands. These are designed to keep cycle lane users and highway … Read more »

Rail: $8m injection to reboot regional rail

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Regional Economic Development Minister and Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones has today announced the first of many regional rail initiatives the Government is looking to support. Read more »

KiwiRail welcomes Government’s boost to rail

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy says todays announcements of new projects in the Provincial Growth Fund are a strong signal of the Governments confidence in rails ability to drive regional economic growth for New Zealand. Read more »

Provincial Growth Fund open for business

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones Minister for Regional Economic Development 23 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT The new $1 billion per annum Provincial Growth Fund has been officially launched in Gisborne today by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones. … Read more »

Open Day at Kāpiti Coast Airport

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Kpiti Coast District Councils Mayor K Gurunathan will join other regional leaders, the Kpiti Chamber of Commerce, and Air New Zealand to host an open day at Kpiti Coast Airport for the local community on Saturday 3 March. Read more »

NZTA: Overnight motorway closures 25 February – 3 March 2018

Press Release – NZTA

Overnight motorway closures 25 February 3 March 2018 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 … Read more »

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