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Resolution Achieved: Strike Action Withdrawn – Pacific Fuel

Press Release – Pacific Fuel Haul

Pacific Fuel Haul, a division of transport and logistics company, TIL Logistics Group Limited, advises that it has successfully concluded mediation and agreed terms in principle with First Union, on behalf of 164 of the business truck drivers. The … Read more »

Air New Zealand Strike notice lifted after agreement

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is pleased that an agreement has been reached with the unions representing its aircraft maintenance and logistics workers including the lifting of strike notices that threatened to disrupt travel for 120,000 customers over the three busiest travel … Read more »

Motor vehicle lending helps UDC lift annual profit 6%

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The ANZ Bank-owned UDC Finance says an 18 percent increase in lending on motor vehicles helped it lift annual net profit 6 percent. Read more »

AA Driven NZ Car of the Year heralds new age in driving

Press Release – Automobile Association

The inaugural AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year Awards has tonight bestowed the countrys most prestigious award to the groundbreaking high-tech Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Read more »

Cruise tourism to contribute $695m to economy by 2019

Press Release – NZ Cruise Association

The latest report on cruise tourisms economic contribution was released today by New Zealand Cruise Association, showing that cruise is a valuable and fast-growing part of the New Zealand tourism industry, spreading wealth and supporting thousands … Read more »

Speed reductions made permanent on SH1

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is making permanent the speed reductions near Kaikura put in place a year ago, when State Highway 1 reopened following the November 2016 earthquake. Following consultation with the community, we have decided to continue these speed … Read more »

UPDATE 2: serious crash, Burnham

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Main South Road has now reopened following this morning’s fatal crash. There will be a reduced speed limit in the area this afternoon. Police thank motorists for their patience. Read more »

New RPTP paves way for a move to mass transit

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

The adoption of the Waikato Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-2018 (RPTP) will see the development of a Mass Transit Plan for Hamilton and neighbouring towns to ease congestion and improve travel times. Read more »

Celebrate Christmas with free Metro travel

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is supporting retail in the central city this Christmas by offering free bus rides home on Saturday, December 15. Read more »

Govt set stage for looming Air NZ strike chaos

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government did its utmost to provoke union unrest this year and deserves blame for the planned Air New Zealand engineers strike that will likely disrupt Christmas travel for some 100,000 Kiwis and their families, Nationals Workplace Relations … Read more »

Delays to road sealing programme

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Ongoing wet weather has resulted in delays to Tairawhiti Roads sealing programme planned for the district. Read more »

Bishop presents Melling petition to NZTA

Press Release – Chris Bishop

MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop has presented a petition signed by 2577 people to the New Zealand Transport Agency asking them to fund the proposed new Melling Interchange, a critical project for the Hutt. Melling becomes extremely congested at peak times … Read more »

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