Council urged to adopt Unitary Plan as a package

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland Council urged to adopt Unitary Plan as a package Councillors cherry picking recommendations would be unhelpful, says Michael Barnett Read more »

New direction for transport research

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government and the transport sector are better placed to understand and meet future challenges with the release of the Transport Domain Plan and Research Strategy, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. Read more »

Airways NZ and Aviation Australia to launch training centre

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand and Aviation Australia have announced they will open a purpose-built air traffic control training centre for international students in Brisbane. The joint venture is the first move under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between New … Read more »

Unitary Plan presents major transport challenges

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“The Unitary Plan recommendations released today by the Independent Hearings Panel provide a significant increase in development capacity, but will seriously exacerbate congestion in Auckland if development occurs in areas not well supported by public … Read more »

Air services agreement signed with Mauritius

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the signing of an air services agreement opening the opportunity for code-sharing between New Zealand and Mauritius airlines. Read more »

Qantas Adds New Service Across Tasman

Press Release – Quantas

Qantas Adds New Service Across Tasman Christchurch-Melbourne launches in time for Christmas holiday period 27 July 2016 Qantas will increase capacity from Christchurch to Australia to support growing trans- Tasman demand and to better link New Zealand … Read more »

Crowdsourcing feeds into winter road conditions tool

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Crowdsourcing feeds into integrated winter road conditions tool The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging travellers through much of Canterbury and Queenstown Lakes to become on-the-spot reporters by crowdsourcing* travel information this winter … Read more »

Changing driver habits to help save lives

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Wearing a seatbelt and changing your mobile phone habits when youre behind the wheel could save lives – thats the message Waikato Police are trying to get through to drivers as part of Operation Habit, which launched on Monday and runs until Sunday … Read more »

Applications open for Great Rides funding

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key today announced applications are open for further funding to maintain and enhance the quality of the New Zealand Cycle Trail. Read more »

Carpooling takes thousands of cars off the road

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Imagine a line of cars stretched bumper to bumper from Aucklands CBD to Hamilton. Read more »

Smart Tanker Partnership Wins Award

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative is thrilled that its partnership with the Southland District Council to improve management of the roading network has been nationally recognized. Read more »

Napier port access gets $25m boost

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A $25 million package of three road access improvements to Napier port has today been announced by the Government as one of the first actions of Matariki the Hawkes Bay Economic Development Strategy. Read more »

SH6 at Spooners Range closed due to ice

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have closed State Highway 6 at Spooners Range, south of Nelson, due to severe ice. Read more »

Motor vehicle collision – SH35 Opotiki – Bay of Plenty

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Southern District Police are warning drivers in the Central Otago Lakes area, especially around Queenstown, to take care as icy roads cause chaos this morning. Read more »

How you can help make Canterbury’s roads safer

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are focusing on seatbelt safety and drivers mobile phone use behind the wheel as part of the nationwide Operation Habit, which launched on Monday and runs until Sunday 7 August 2016. Read more »

Slip repair will see SH1 passing lane at Moerewa open again

Press Release – NZTA

Work is due to begin this week on repairing two slips on State Highway 1 at Moerewas Turntable Hill. When the slip repair is finished a one kilometre northbound passing lane will be reopened, helping ease traffic delays for motorists heading up the hill. … Read more »

Future boat ramp plans and improvements

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

A plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years has been given the go-ahead as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. Read more »

New Seoul-Christchurch charter service to meet demand

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

Demand from Korean travellers wanting to tour the South Island has led to a new charter service for the coming summer. From December 2 to January 28, Asiana Airlines will fly a weekly service between Incheon, Seoul and Christchurch Airport, to bring … Read more »

EROAD announced as American Trucking Associations Partner

Press Release – EROAD

26 July 2016 EROAD (NZX: ERD) has been named a Corporate Partner of American Trucking Associations (ATA). Read more »

motor vehicle collision – Mt Albert Road – Auckland City

Press Release – New Zealand Police

this morning a vehicle was observed by Police driving at speed along Mount Albert Road Mt Roskill toward Hillsborough Road. The vehicle has travelled only a short distance before the driver has struck a mobile St Johns Ambulance. Police are currently … Read more »

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