Easter storm makes driving conditions hazardous

Press Release – NZTA

Easter storm makes driving conditions hazardous The NZ Transport Agency says storm conditions at the start of the Easter break are making driving hazardous in Auckland and Northland and it advises people extreme care is needed on the regions state … Read more »

Rescue helicopters called to Waioeka gorge crash

Press Release – TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT and Rotorua Bay trust rescue helicopters were called to Opotiki where a car had crashed into the river in the Waioeka gorge. Read more »

MetService issues severe weather warning

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Civil Defence reminds Aucklanders to stay up-to-date with weather forecasts in the lead up to Easter as severe weather is expected across the region. Read more »

Be aware and take care on our roads

Press Release – New Zealand Police

As Easter holidays and Anzac Day approaches and we move into colder months Central District Police want to remind motorists to ensure their vehicle is roadworthy before they embark on a road trip. Read more »

Easter/Anzac break traffic management on SH29

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Motorists travelling along State Highway 29 via the Kaimai Range towards Tauranga are advised that the road is reduced to two lanes at the base on the Hamilton side of the Kaimai Range and a speed restriction of 50 km/h is also in place this Easter/Anzac … Read more »

Imarda launches its global expansion

Press Release – Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd formerly Telematics … Read more »

Leave the driving to the experts

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Leave the driving to the experts – take public transport to the ITM 500 Auckland V8 Supercars Read more »

Easter holiday timetable changes

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport advises the rail network will be closed for Easter and there are changes to timetables for buses and ferries during the holiday break. Read more »

Take extra care on wet Easter roads

Press Release – New Zealand Police

With wet weather forecast this Easter holiday weekend Northland Police are asking motorists to take extra care on the roads. Read more »

Auckland motorists warned to be patient and plan ahead

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitemat Police are urging motorists to be patient and plan ahead this Easter and Anzac weekend, with the motorways and roads expected to be extra busy. Read more »

First potential new fixed camera sites nominated

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Following an eight-month selection process, including extensive discussion with local traffic experts and consultation with residents and businesses, the first 12 potential sites to receive new fixed speed cameras have been nominated. Read more »

Update on Waioeka Crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The two rescue helicopters responding to the crash in the Waioeka Gorge have been unable to reach the crash scene due to bad weather. The helicopters have been diverted to Opotiki Airfield. The crash victims have now been roped out of the river bed. … Read more »

Now David really has some explaining to do

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Labour leader David Cunliffe has got himself in the most astonishing predicament on TV3s Firstline this morning, by claiming the National Land Transport Fund is going to be in surplus very soon, so its … Read more »

Emirates Airline A380 Now Taking Off at the Dubai Mall

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airline has brought a public A380 flight simulator and an official airline merchandise store to the worlds most visited mall destination, The Dubai Mall. Read more »

Refocusing of rescue helicopter service

Press Release – Northland Emergency Services Trust

The Northland Emergency Services Trust has appointed a new General Manager whose role will include streamlining the organisations day to day operations, boosting community fundraising efforts, and identifying local ambassadors. Read more »

Tougher approach needed for safety of rail staff

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Assaults on rail operating staff and Maori Wardens over the weekend have prompted calls for much better safety measures on Aucklands rail network. Read more »

Second reading of the Fisheries Amendment Bill

Speech – New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, this Bill is a crucial piece of legislation. As members will remember, this legislation came from the Ministerial Inquiry led by the Hon Paul Swain. That Inquiry was set up following serious allegations of mistreatment of crew on foreign … Read more »

Labour Should Hit the Brakes on Motorhome Tax

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the Ministry of Transport analysis of Labours new policy for taxing motorhomes, suggesting that motorhome owners would end up paying more for Road User Charges than they do today, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers … Read more »

More trouble with Labour’s transport policy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Ministry of Transport analysis of Labours new policy for taxing motorhomes shows many motorhome owners would actually be charged higher Road User Charges under a Labour government than they are presently, not lower, … Read more »

New Zealanders accept 104 kph holiday speed tolerance

Press Release – Horizon Research Limited

New Zealanders accept more than oppose the police practice of imposing a 104 kph open road speed tolerance limit during holiday periods. Read more »

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