Rotorua vehicles get a safety TWIRL

Press Release – NZTA

Educating drivers about the importance of vehicle safety was the focus of a combined NZ Transport Agency and police inspection in Rotorua this month. A team of 20 Transport Agency staff and police carried out inspections of cars, vans and other light vehicles … Read more »

Next section of Western Corridor underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Work got underway this morning on the fourth of six sections of Christchurchs Western Corridor motorway, with the first sod turned by Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee for the Johns Road section from The Groynes to Sawyers Arms Road. Read more »

4th tranche of Auckland Housing Accord licenses sprawl

Press Release – Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is appalled at the next stage of the Auckland Housing Accord, released today, as it is once again focussed on urban sprawl. The fourth tranche of 41 Special Housing Areas (SHAs), allows for 8000 dwellings, nearly … Read more »

Safer, quicker, better transport with National

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government would continue underpinning a strong economy through delivery of well-rounded and high quality transport infrastructure, National Transport Spokesman Gerry Brownlee announced today. Read more »

Heavy rain expected in the Bay of Plenty: drive with care

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is urging travellers in the Bay of Plenty to drive to the conditions, with moderate to heavy rain expected in parts of the region today and tomorrow. Read more »

Pūhoi – Warkworth RoNS granted final consent

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency welcomes the final decision from a Board of Inquiry to grant designation and resource consents for the construction of the Phoi to Warkworth stage of the Ara Thono Phoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance (RoNS). … Read more »

Trucks, Trains And Bikes — Transport Debate

Press Release – Front Page Ltd

Trucks and cars have proved to be two of the more controversial issues this campaign. The Greens have led the charge with their “Love New Zealand” campaign and its focus on environment policies. Read more »

Regional Land Transport Programme 2015-18 underway

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Regional Land Transport Programme 2015-18 underway Work has begun on an important plan that will serve as the blueprint for tens of millions of dollars spending on the regions roading infrastructure over the next three years. John Bain, chair … Read more »

Airlift from Waipukurau

Press Release – Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was involved in a recent mission: Date: 11/9/14 Time: 18:00 This evening, the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter crew responded to a 34 year old female with leg injuries sustained after falling while riding her horse … Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures 14 September – 20 September 2014

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

12 September 2014 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES 14 September 20 September 2014 Read more »

Capital gears up for big weekend of rugby

Press Release – Wellington City Council

With a sell-out crowd of 36,031, Saturdays Test match between the All Blacks and South Africa at Westpac Stadium promises to make this weekend a big one for Wellington. Read more »

Final decision on Puhoi to Warkworth proposal

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Board of Inquiry has today released its Final Report and Decision on the Ara Thono Phoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance: Phoi to Warkworth section. Read more »

New Auckland SHAs to deliver 8000 more homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

12 September 2014 Media Statement New Auckland Special Housing Areas to deliver 8000 more homes Read more »

Cabinet approves in-between travel settlement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A proposed settlement has been agreed that will lead to home support workers getting paid for the time they spend traveling between clients. Health Minister Tony Ryall said Cabinet has agreed to a $38 million a year settlement which will now go out … Read more »

Greens to build three times more cycleways than National

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will build three times the length of safe, separated cycleways than National over the next three years, said Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman today. Read more »

Longer Wellington runway worth 2-5 flights daily by 2060

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Plans for a $350 million runway extension for Wellington International Airport would provide the capital with between 16 and 33 extra flights a week by 2060, connecting the city to long-haul destinations in Asia and North America … Read more »

School Children Help Create New Mobile Ear Clinics

Press Release – Starship Foundation

An alarm clock, toaster, cow, plane, tui, bell, hot air balloon and iPod are just some of the illustrations adorning Starships two new mobile ear clinics that were launched at an Auckland primary school today. Read more »

Significant traffic detour from 22/9: Kilmarnock/Kahu/Kotare

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Significant traffic detour from 22 September for eight weeks Kilmarnock St/ Kahu Road/ Kotare St Read more »

Auckland Airport welcomes North America capacity increase

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will increase the capacity on its Auckland to Los Angeles and Auckland to Vancouver routes. Read more »

Poll:NZ divided over Government investment in Auckland

Press Release – Fairfax Media

Media Release For Immediate Release New Zealand divided over Government investment in Auckland In the latest / Ipsos political poll we asked if Auckland’s voting power meant it cornered more than its fair share of Government funding. Unsurprisingly, … Read more »

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