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Maritime Workers Welcome Statements From Mayor And Minister On Ports Of Auckland Health And Safety

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has welcomed comments from the Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff and Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety, Michael Wood, that they expect major changes at the Ports when the new Auckland Council-commissioned safety report is … Read more »

South Canterbury Inland Route To Fairlie, SH79, 30-minute Delays For Four Weeks From Monday

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is starting four weeks of work this Monday 8 March rebuilding a one kilometre section of highway and doing drainage work through the Kakahu area of South Canterbury, SH79. The work area is from the Kakahu rest area … Read more »

WoF Failure Rate In Waikato Reaches Record High

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

  The Motor Trade Association says Warrant of Fitness failures in the Waikato region have reached an alarming level. In February half of the cars presented for a Warrant of Fitness test in the Waikato failed their initial check, says … Read more »

New Seal To Complete Road Rebuild At SH1/SH10 Intersection

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be new road seal laid on State Highway 10 at the Pakaraka intersection with SH1 in Northland on Friday, 5 March. The team has been on-site for the last 3 weeks rebuilding the road and is ready to … Read more »

MyWay Trial Extended But Success Dependent On Support

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

A decision on the future of Timarus MyWay by Metro on-demand public transport will be made in June this year as part of the Long-Term Plan process, following an extension of the service trial beyond April 2021 by Environment Canterbury and Waka … Read more »

Over $300m Returned To COVID-hit Travellers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Governments Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme has helped return over $352 million of refunds and credits to New Zealanders who had overseas travel cancelled due to COVID-19, Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says. Working with the … Read more »

Truck Drivers Need To Be In Line For Vaccine

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

To ensure continuity in the supply chain, the road freight industry needs to know when truck drivers will receive the COVID-19 vaccine, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett. Leggett wrote to Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins … Read more »

2.2km Median Barrier Makes Dome Valley Safer For All Road Users

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Driving on State Highway 1 through the Dome Valley is about to become much safer with the installation of another 2.2kms of flexible wire rope barriers to prevent head-on crashes. It follows the installation of an 800-metre wire rope barrier at … Read more »

LGWM: Improvements Across Governance, Systems, People, And Culture

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The Lets Get Wellington Moving Health Check process has proven its worth with a wide range of improvements across governance, systems, people, and culture. It also identified actions to produce outcomes for Wellington Citys future needs, … Read more »

Over Half Of Border Workforce Receive First Vaccinations

Press Release – New Zealand Government

More than half of New Zealands estimated 12,000 border workforce have now received their first vaccinations, as a third batch of vaccines arrive in the country, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says. As of midnight Tuesday, a total of 9,431 people … Read more »

BMW Announces The Return Of M Town: Where Too Much Is Just Right

Press Release – BMW Group NZ

Auckland, New Zealand: BMW M Town is the city of dreams for car enthusiasts and fans of high performance, where too much, is just right; a global phenomenon that has achieved a loyal following thanks to a multi-course helping of sheer driving … Read more »

Karori Residents Assoc. Has Come Up With A ComprehensiveReport Addressing The Let’s Get Wellington Moving Plan By WCC

Press Release – Karori Residents Association

In 2001 the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) began considering how to connect the Wellington foothills motorway to the planned second tunnel through Mount Victoria. The new tunnel was to be located slightly north of the present tunnel, and parallel … Read more »

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