Change to combined Saturday bus service

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

A minor route change is on its way for Wanganuis combined Saturday bus service, making it easier for residents of the Jane Winston Retirement Village and surrounding area to enjoy bus travel. Read more »

Emirates Increases Capacity on its Daily Nairobi Service

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates will connect even more people with Kenyas capital, Nairobi, when it switches from the current Airbus A330-200 aircraft used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300 ER from May 1. Read more »

Safety workshops help older drivers stay on the road

Press Release – Hutt City Council

A new series of Staying Safe workshops during March and April will help senior drivers brush up on their road rules. The workshops will take place in Petone and include specialised content created by the NZ Transport Agency. Read more »

Significant Trade Increase for Lyttelton Port

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) achieved a significant increase in trade for the six months ended 31 December 2014 with container volumes up 3%, driven by strong import growth of 9%. Read more »

Air New Zealand Failing Provinces

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is asking why Air New Zealand will buy new aeroplanes, then discount fares to fill the seats, rather than fly to provincial centres. Read more »

Disruption To Bus Services

Press Release – NZ Bus

On Friday 27 February 2015 GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be disrupted due to a scheduled Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. Read more »

Fliway to raise up to $50 mln in first NZ IPO of the year

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Fliway Group, the transport and logistics group, will seek up to $50 million in New Zealand’s first initial public offering of the year, with a sale expected next month. Read more »

Qantas back in the black as turnaround plan over-delivers

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – The Qantas Group, owner of Australias largest airline, is back in the black after posting a half-year net profit of A$203 million thanks to its three-year, A$2 billion transformation programme sheeting home benefits, lower … Read more »

Repairs to re-open Sumner Road to get underway

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Preparations are getting underway to repair the earthquake-damaged Evans Pass section of Sumner Road and re-open this vital link between Lyttelton and the Summit Road. Read more »

Flight drink signs sponsorship deal with Lydia Ko

Press Release – 1Above

The worlds No. 1 flight drink signs sponsorship deal with the worlds No. 1 womens golf pro Lydia Ko Read more »

Long running Auckland dispute ends in win for workers

Press Release – International Transport Workers’ Federation

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) is joining its affiliate the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) in celebrating the signing of a new collective agreement for workers at the Ports of Auckland. MUNZ had been locked in a dispute … Read more »

Kapiti Line disruption Thursday 26 February

Press Release – Metlink

All services on the Kapiti Line will be replaced by bus between Wellington and Porirua until further notice. Read more »

UPDATE: Air NZ sees fare discounts; yield pressure looms

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The only cloud on Air New Zealands horizon in coming months will be yield pressure as it faces more competition from foreign-owned airlines due to lower fuel costs while its adding significant capacity to its own network. Read more »

Encouraging teens to make safe choices

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Interactive learning, drama and a game show-style presentation called Hot Seat are being used to get the making safe choices when driving message over to secondary school students. Read more »

On petrol pricing and calls for enquiries

Column – ACT New Zealand

Labour MP Stuart Nash recently called for a parliamentary inquiry into petrol prices. National MPs in the finance and expenditure select committee voted against such an enquiry. They were right to do so. Read more »

Significant traffic change coming for Banks Peninsula

Press Release – SCIRT

Big traffic change Governors Bay, Dyers Pass Road down to one lane, March August http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/article/big-traffic-change-governors-bay-dyers-pass-road-down-to-one-lane-march-august Governors Bay and Banks Peninsula residents and people who use Dyers Pass Road to … Read more »

How to get to the Black Caps match on Saturday

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 comes to Auckland this Saturday and public transport is the easiest way to get to Eden Park to see the action. New Zealand takes on Australia in a match starting at 2pm. Travel on trains and special event buses is included … Read more »

Take extra care driving on SH1 near Rakaia this week

Press Release – NZTA

Motorists travelling State Highway 1 near Rakaia this week are being asked to take extra care and allow for delays with road sealing works beginning tomorrow (Thursday) and the Ride the Rakaia event this Saturday. The NZ Transport Agencys Journey … Read more »

Government at odds on overseas driver crashes

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

National backbencher Jacqui Dean has spoken out about overseas driver crashes, putting herself at odds with Prime Minister John Key who is on record as saying its not a big issue, Labours Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Sailor convicted after biosecurity ramp-up in Northland

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A sailor who appeared in the Kaikohe District Court last week (17 February) has become the first person convicted for deliberately concealing biosecurity goods on a visiting yacht. Read more »

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