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Bus And Ferry Demand Increases To Beat Motorway Congestion

Press Release – NZTA

Commuters on Aucklands North Shore are starting to make better use of buses and ferries to beat the long queues of traffic travelling over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, but theres still plenty of capacity available. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency … Read more »

National Road Carriers Association Promotes Sir John Kirwan’s Mentemia Mental Health App To Drivers

Press Release – National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association (NRC) is working to help ease mental stress by partnering with Sir John Kirwans Mentemia to provide its mental health app to all those involved in the transport industry. The industrys health and wellbeing … Read more »

Three Lost Years Under Labour On Harbour Crossing

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Labours incompetence at delivering on Transport infrastructure has meant three wasted years on progressing another Auckland harbour crossing, says Nationals Transport spokesperson Chris Bishop. While Aucklanders sit in traffic over the … Read more »

More Border Exceptions For Critical Roles

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has established class exceptions for border entry for a limited number of veterinarians, deep sea fishing crew, as well as agricultural and horticultural machinery operators. Tight border restrictions remain the backbone of the Governments … Read more »

Temporary Auckland Harbour Bridge Repair To Open More Lanes Starts Tonight

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will start work tonight on a complex and temporary repair to the damaged strut on the Auckland Harbour Bridge which has closed four lanes on the centre span. The temporary repair is to allow two lanes on the centre … Read more »

Air New Zealand Super School Holiday Schedule

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will ramp up its domestic schedule during the upcoming school holidays to almost 90 percent of pre-COVID-19 levels. Air New Zealand General Manager Networks Scott Carr says when you consider that prior to COVID-19, at least 20 percent of … Read more »

North Shore Leaders Call For Permanent Bridge Repair Timeline

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

Damage to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is affecting North Shore businesses, which are already struggling with the impacts of the Covid-19 restrictions, says Takapuna Beach Business Association (TBBA) chief executive, Terence Harpur. Mr Harpur and … Read more »

Air New Zealand Continues To Require Masks On Board

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Following the Prime Ministers announcement today regarding the change in Alert Levels, Air New Zealand will continue to require customers to wear masks on all its domestic services. The airline continues to take extra precautions to keep customers … Read more »

New Bus Station Gets Green Light At Rosedale

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

A new busway station is to be built at Rosedale on the North Shore providing a major boost to public transport in Auckland. Resource consent for the facility has been granted by Auckland Council, following a decision by two independent commissioners. … Read more »

Fullers360 & Auckland Transport Celebrate Zero Emissions Day

Press Release – Fullers360

Fullers360 and Auckland Transport celebrate Zero Emissions Day, confirming arrival of Waihekes first electric buses In recognition of Zero Emissions Day, 21 September, Fullers360 and Auckland Transport are delighted to announce the first of its electric … Read more »

Greens Call For A Bus Lane To Bypass Congestion On Harbour Bridge

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling for Waka Kotahi the NZ Transport Agency to convert a lane over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to bus-only and make buses free to use across the bridge until all lanes are back in operation. Green Party transport spokesperson … Read more »

Public Transport Keeps Aucklanders Moving

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Buses and ferries kept Aucklanders moving this morning as motorists struggled with the reduced traffic lanes on the Harbour Bridge. Auckland Transport (AT) says Northern Express buses were running close to time and took advantage of the dedicated busway … Read more »

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