Serious crash in Flatbush, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Diversions are in place after a serious crash in Flatbush this morning involving a motorcycle. Read more »

Public transport numbers the best in more than 60 years

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Aucklands public transport users have clocked up 90 million trips on buses, trains and ferries over the past year, the last time Auckland saw that many trips was way back in 1956. Read more »

Labour Weekend highway tips

Press Release – NZTA

This Labour Weekend the NZ Transport Agency encourages everyone heading off for a break to check the Labour Weekend Hotspots map . The Hotspots maps collate information from previous Labour Weekend journeys on the times where traffic is heaviest. The … Read more »

Many boaties neglect to check the weather!

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Almost 30 percent of boaties seldom or never check marine weather forecasts before going on the water, and Maritime NZ and MetService want to get that number down. Read more »

Aussies Lead Overseas Invasion at Air NZ Queenstown Marathon

Press Release – Air New Zealand

The Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon is already well established as an iconic event, one renowned globally for its stunning location, scenery and the hospitality offered at New Zealands largest annual marathon race.* Read more »

Canterbury drivers: Safety first this long weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Police

For many of us, a long weekend is around the corner and Canterbury Police will again be running Operation Drive Safe. Read more »

Defence Forces on Alternate Picton/Christchurch Highway

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency and NZ Police are working together to support the New Zealand Defence Force ‘Exercise Southern Katipo 17’ which is underway until mid-November. Read more »

Housing Pushes Annual Inflation Rate to 1.9%

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) had an annual increase of 1.9 percent, and rose 0.5 percent from the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This comes after 0.0 percent quarterly, and 1.7 percent annual, inflation last quarter. Collectively, … Read more »

Prep your boat, check your gear, know the rules

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the long weekend just around the corner, boaties are being urged to prep their boat, check their gear and know the rules before hitting the water this season. With motorised vessels often being stored over the colder months, its hoped this reminder … Read more »

East – West link needed irrespective of Government

Press Release – National Road Carriers

East West link needed irrespective of Government Auckland needs the proposed East – West link between Onehunga and Sylvia Park irrespective of the final make-up of the new Government. Read more »

Defence Forces on Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway

Press Release – NZTA

NZ Defence Forces on the Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway three nights this week The NZ Transport Agency and Police are working together to support the New Zealand Defence Force Exercise Southern Katipo 17 which is underway until mid-November. Read more »

Texaco Tanker to Make Historical Journey

Press Release – Bill Richardson Transport World

In what is a once in a lifetime occasion, one of the rarest trucks in the world, Bill Richardson Transport World’s Texaco Tanker will drive in the Southland Truck Parade this weekend. Read more »

The first-ever NZ Bike Expo launches a unique consumer show

Press Release – Cycling Action Network

The first-ever NZ Bike Expo launches in Christchurch on 28 and 29 October 2017 at the Air Force Museum of NZ at Wigram, 10am-5pm both days. Read more »

Argentina seeks to boost air connections to China through NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Argentina’s new, reformist government is seeking to accelerate the growth of Asian tourism to South America via New Zealand and Australia in what its visiting deputy tourism minister, Ramiro Alem, describes as a “look south” … Read more »

Air New Zealand’s AI chatbot Oscar says g’day to Australia

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealands artificial intelligence-backed chatbot, Bravo Oscar Tango (Oscar for short) has received his first international promotion beginning work online in Australia. Read more »

Queenstown Airport monthly passenger traffic report

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

The total number of passengers travelling through the terminal increased by 11% compared with last year to 163,498 passengers in September. Domestic traffic was up 10% on September last year. There was minimal effect to Queenstown services … Read more »

Correction: Name release – Taupo fatal crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The name of the 56-year-old Kaikohe woman who died in the Taupo crash on Tuesday 10 October was Helena Adele Paul, not Helen Adele Paul as stated in the previous media release. Read more »

CentrePort turns to annual loss following Kaikoura quake

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – CentrePort, the Wellington port operator, turned to an annual loss after damage from November’s Kaikoura earthquake last year weighed on its business. Read more »

Beach Hop announced as NZ’s favourite event of the year

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Congratulations to Repco Beach Hop who were declared New Zealand’s favourite event of the year at the New Zealand Event Association’s (NZEA) glittering awards ceremony held at Sky City in Auckland last night. Read more »

Manawatu Gorge road option needs future proofing

Press Release – National Road Carriers

Replacement of State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge needs future proofing, according to New Zealands largest road transport organisation, National Road Carriers. Read more »

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