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Retrofitted seatbelt safety alert

Press Release – NZTA

Retrofitted seatbelt safety alert The NZ Transport Agency is urging vehicle owners who have retrofitted seatbelts to check the labels on their seatbelts following safety concerns leading to a recall. Seatbelts imported by Business Ventures Limited (BVL) … Read more »

TAIC inquiry into crash of helicopter near Wanaka Airport

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

A team of four Transport Accident Investigation Commission staff [EDS: 3 investigators, 1 liaison] has been in Wanaka today (19 October) continuing the evidence gathering for the Commissions inquiry into yesterdays crash of helicopter near Wanaka … Read more »

Drivers Urged Not to Use Cheaper Lower Octane Fuel

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is warning drivers to not to try and cut their petrol costs by using a lower octane petrol than their vehicle requires. Read more »

Wellington bus customers face potential disruption

Press Release – Metlink

Wellington, Hutt Valley and Porirua bus customers could face disruption to their travel from Tuesday (October 23) due to a strike by members of the Tramways Union employed by bus operator Tranzurban. Read more »

Car hit by train after ignoring barriers at level crossing

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Last night a train hit a car at the level crossing on Bruce McLaren Road in Henderson. Read more »

SH2 blocked at Remutaka Hill

Press Release – New Zealand Police

State Highway 2 is blocked at Remutaka Hill after two trucks have become stuck on a corner. Read more »

Oil Free Wellington supports bus strike action

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington wants to extend its public support for the Wellington bus drivers’ strike action and its solidarity to workers and the Tramways Union. Read more »

GWRC: Bus Update

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

MEDIA ADVISORY 18 October 2018 An update on the new Wellington bus network and improving the passenger experience. This information is attributable to Greg Campbell, Chief Executive, Greater Wellington Regional Council. Performance and operator improvements … Read more »

Wellington supports the bus drivers

Press Release – Unions Wellington

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. Read more »

Update: SH1 closed at Paekakariki

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The closure of State Highway 1 between Paekakariki and Grays Road at Mana could remain in place until late this afternoon. Read more »

Greater Wellington making preparations for bus strike action

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council says some bus operations in the Hutt Valley and Wellington could be affected by industrial action involving the Tramways Union and operator Tranzurban next Tuesday. Read more »

Labour Weekend: there and back again safely

Press Release – NZTA

Labour Weekend: there and back again safely in the South Island Ahead of the three-day Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers of a useful tool that shows predicted traffic flows at particular times, based on previous years travel … Read more »

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