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More reviews won’t fix freedom camping logjam

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

One of the Governments infamous 140 working groups has, incredibly come back with a recommendation to have five more reviews, Nationals Tourism spokesperson Todd McClay says. Read more »

Low Income New Zealanders Pay Most for Insurance Products

Press Release – MoneyHub

MoneyHubs continued investigation and review of financial products reveals a lack of suitable insurance products targeting people with a low income. While most policies offer monthly payments that invariable help customers to spread payments … Read more »

Report on responsible camping recommendations positive

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Governments plans to manage responsible camping recognise there are no simple answers, and will build on work the industry has already undertaken, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. Read more »

Join your local rescue helicopter in World Helicopter Day

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Thank you seems too small a phrase for saving lives. But words of encouragement and support from the public, and heartfelt stories from the people they rescue, mean the world to the specialist crews of your local rescue helicopter. Read more »

‘Birth Day’ of New Zealand’s Largest-Ever Navy Ship

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The keel-laying ceremony for the future HMNZS Aotearoa has been held at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. Read more »

Safety improvements in Northland welcomed by NRC

Press Release – National Road Carriers

Re-evaluation of a four-lane highway between Wellsford and Whangarei has been welcomed by the National Road Carriers Association, the countrys leading road transport organisation. Read more »

Bus & Coach Association NZ

Press Release – Bus and Coach Association

The serious allegations being made by Unions about the safety of bus operations in the Wellington, Waikato and Auckland regions are not supported by the findings of either the NZTA or the police, who check vehicle and working time requirements at … Read more »

UPDATE – Expect delays on SH2 near Te Puna this weekend

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises road users to expect delays on State Highway 2 between Omokoroa Road and Esdaile Road again this Saturday 18th August between 7am and 5pm while further tree felling & maintenance work is carried out. This work is a … Read more »

Wildlife and conservation projects ‘flying high’

Press Release – Heli Glenorchy

Two wildlife and conservation projects are flying high thanks to a Glenorchy-based tourism company. Read more »

Safety alert for heavy vehicle towing connections

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has issued a safety alert requiring heavy vehicle owners and operators to urgently check towing connections certified by suspended heavy vehicle certifier Richard Dick Joyce. Read more »

Three nights of extended closures for Lyttelton Tunnel users

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is flagging early three consecutive late night Lyttelton Tunnel closures – from Sunday, 26 August to Tuesday, 28 August inclusive, 11pm to 4am. The closures are needed to install a new $29 million fire protection system … Read more »

Widening of Waimakariri Bridge

Press Release – NZTA

As part of the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) project, the Waimakariri Bridge is being widened and strengthened so it can carry two extra traffic lanes and a new clip-on cycleway. Work will start at the end of the month but will be done off-peak … Read more »

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