Gypsy Day Causes Driver Danger

Press Release – DT Driver Training

Gypsy Day, the annual movement of livestock on June 1st is upon us and has the potential to cause danger for drivers, especially motorcyclists and those unfamiliar with rural roads such as tourists. Read more »

Phil Twyford’s CAA responsibilities transferred

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has agreed to transfer Transport Minister Hon Phil Twyfords responsibilities for the Civil Aviation Authority to Associate Transport Minister Hon Julie Anne Genter, following his admission today of making a phone call … Read more »

Airways Launches Inaugral Drone Report

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

New Zealands drone services market is taking off but safety is a major concern according to a new state of the industry report released today by Airways. Based on a national survey of drone operators, the report provides an in-depth look at … Read more »

On Emirates, Favourite Boaards Can Go To Bali Too

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Surfboards will go free, provided they meet certain measurements, when Emirates starts flying between Auckland and Bali next month. Read more »

New bus services coming to Auckland’s central suburbs

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The New Network will roll out on Sunday 8 July, with many buses arriving more frequently every day of the week, with better access to popular destinations. Read more »

Snow affects passes to West Coast

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises all road users that SH6 linking the West Coast to Otago is closed this morning between Haast and Makarora due to snow. The highways status is likely to be updated around midday at this link: Read more »

Livestock transporters let down over effluent

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

Livestock transport operators are extremely disappointed in the way farmers, OSPRI and MPI have failed to implement and properly enforce stock movement regulations as is their responsibility under the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) … Read more »

Westpac NZ replaces a third of its fleet with electric cars

Press Release – Westpac New Zealand

Westpac has welcomed the arrival of 65 new electric and plug-in hybrid cars as it gears up to meet a target of almost 100 electric cars by 2019. Read more »

Project aiming to reduce travel times on State Highway 2

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency and Western Bay of Plenty District Council say adequate data has been gathered and the trial on State Highway 2 near Te Puna is now complete. Read more »

Funding secured for shared path, safety improvements

Press Release – NZTA

Dunedins harbour shared path, safety improvements project secures funding Funding to construct and complete Dunedins Port Chalmers shared path and install highway safety improvements between St Leonards and Port Chalmers has been confirmed by the … Read more »

Wellington Airport’s terminal south extension project wins

Press Release – Wellington Airport Limited

Wellington Airports terminal south extension project was awarded tourism and leisure category winner and a gold award at an New Zealand Commercial Project award ceremony held this week. Read more »

Fuel taxes prompt call for better use of public transport

Press Release – Nexgen

Fuel taxes prompt call for SMEs to make better use of public transport The New Zealand Coalition Governments recent announcement on additional fuel taxes has been met with dismay by many in the small business sector, but one chartered accounting and … Read more »

Cellphones’ deadly side highlighted by students

Press Release – Students Against Dangerous Driving

Persistent use of cellphones by drivers prompt students to take a stand on distracted driving, urging New Zealand to Drive Phone Free Read more »

Electric vehicles bugged

Press Release – Flip the Fleet

A group of citizen scientists are planting tracking devices in electric vans and cars to measure their performance every minute of the day, month and year. It is all part of testing how well the EVs go in New Zealand conditions for work and play, … Read more »

Auckland wins Best Port in Oceania, Third Year Running

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland has been voted Best Seaport in Oceania at the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards, for the third consecutive year. Read more »

Roading network announcement spurs big residential land sale

Press Release – Bayleys

The Governments $500million plan to upgrade and develop what is forecast to be one of Aucklands busiest arterial routes has spurred the sale of a substantial and strategic block of residential development land adjacent to the new roading network. Read more »

Mixed bag of results in latest ANCAP safety ratings

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

The two latest Alfa Romeo models have received top ratings, while the Citroen C3 has fallen short in the latest round of the Australasia New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety ratings. Read more »

NZ Space Challenge heats up as finalists announced!

Press Release – ChristchurchNZ

The search for New Zealands top space talent is drawing closer with five regional NZ Space Challenge finalists announced in Christchurch. Read more »

Remote Matawai café and post service business up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Remote caf and post service business up for sale in the town with no beer Read more »

Large boulder blocking SH49 near Waiouru – Central

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A large boulder is blocking the road on State Highway 49, Waiouru, near Tangiwai Station Road and Ngauruhoe Street. Read more »

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