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Cheaper Fares With New System

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A proposed new ticketing system for Hawkes Bay is planned to be rolled out at the same time as flat fees are trialled. Councillors today agreed to implement the tag on-tag off Bee Card system and begin the trial of flat fees in August. … Read more »

Plan Ahead And Drive Safely Over Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging drivers heading away for Queens Birthday Weekend in the Auckland and Northland region to take care and be prepared for heavy traffic, delays and changeable weather. After the COVID-19 restrictions … Read more »

Air New Zealand Carepoints Donations Ramp Up

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Just five days after the launch of the Air New Zealand Carepoints programme, the airlines Airpoints members have already donated more than 172,000 Airpoints Dollars to Kiwis in need, smashing the initial 150,000 donation target. The target … Read more »

Government Investment Supports The Acquisition Of New Interislander Ferries

Press Release – New Zealand Government

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Winston Peters has welcomed KiwiRails announcement that it is seeking a preferred shipyard to build two new rail-enabled ferries for the Cook Strait crossing. This Government is committed to restoring rail to its … Read more »

Avoid The After School Rush

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Bus, trains and ferries in Auckland are having to cope with increased demand particularly at the end of the school day while still operating on reduced capacity. The number of people using public transport in Auckland has gone from 126,000 on Monday of last … Read more »

Proposal For Trans-Tasman Bubble Considers Every Step Of A Passenger’s Journey

Press Release – Business NZ

A proposed blueprint into how safe trans-Tasman travel could re-open is advancing fast, with a draft to be presented to New Zealand and Australian governments for consideration in early June. Read more »

Internal Affairs Warns Of Potential Citizenship Scam Website

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs, warns people applying for New Zealand citizenship against using unofficial websites after receiving complaints about a rogue website. The only official website to apply for New Zealand citizenship … Read more »

Air New Zealand Adds Business-timed Flights For Regions

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will operate business-timed flights in and out of a number of regional ports from next month. The flights will allow customers in Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Nelson, Dunedin and Invercargill to undertake a day … Read more »

West Coast-Canterbury Highway, Delays Thursday & Friday Mornings For Chopper Lifts

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waimakariri Bluffs, SH73, morning delays Thursday and Friday as safety project enters last phase Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises all people who travel between the West Coast and Canterbury via SH73, Arthurs Pass route, to be ready for delays … Read more »

New Safer, Wider Bridge Opens Over Northern Motorway At Albany

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

A new, longer and wider bridge has opened over the Northern Motorway (SH1) this morning to give motorists, pedestrians and cyclists a safer connection to public transport, schools and business and retail areas at Albany. The new McClymonts Road … Read more »

Homer Tunnel Closures Needed For Road Resurfacing After Long Weekend

Press Release – NZTA

People who use the Milford Road, State Highway 94, should plan for possible delays at the single lane Homer Tunnel after Queens Birthday weekend, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Work is scheduled for Tuesday 2 June to Friday 5 June, 10.30am … Read more »

Safety Improvement Work Starts On SH16 Huapai To Waimauku

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has begun safety improvements work on SH16 Huapai to Waimauku. The start of work was delayed by restrictions under COVID-19 Alert Levels 4 and 3, but the move to Alert Level 2 means work can now get under way with the … Read more »

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