Fatality following serious crash south of Rangitata Bridge

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police can confirm there has been one fatality following a serious crash involving a truck and car on State Highway 1 south of the Rangitata Road bridge which occurred shortly after 2pm this afternoon (29 March 2015). Read more »

SH1 closed south of Orari following serious crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

State Highway 1 is currently closed (at 3.35pm) south of Orari due to a serious crash involving a truck and car. The driver of the car had been taken to Timaru hospital with serious injuries. Read more »

Direct Action Looms in Auckland Battle

Press Release – YachtSail Waka Aotearoa

Dear Port Company and Auckland City -This is a struggle it appears that the Council and Port Company cannot win. Sadly both organisations appear appear to have gone too far this time with secret non-notifiable decisions on the Bledisloe Wharf extensions … Read more »

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Steven Joyce

Press Release – TV3′s ‘The Nation’

Winston Peters said, Send them a message. What message have you heard? Oh, well, obviously, you know, we lost the election. And so there is a number of messages. I actually thought he campaigned pretty well. He got out in front at the start and … Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Auckland mayor Len Brown

Press Release – TV3′s ‘The Nation’

Len Brown wants Ports of Auckland to delay the start of its wharf extensions so theres some breathing space after public protests against their construction. I’ve indicated to our councillors and to the port that I want over the next few … Read more »

Winston Peters vows to garner more investment in regions

Press Release – TVNZ

The new MP elect for Northland, Winston Peters, says he will force the Government to look beyond Auckland to address the needs of people in the regions by investing in what works. Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Charlton

Press Release – The Nation

Thats a really complicated question. We built the two-person rule to address situations other than this situation. We also built the incredibly secure cockpit rule to address a completely different situation as well. The incredibly secure cockpit that weve … Read more »

Mayoral Forum backs runway extension plan

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The Wellington region Mayoral Forum has given a significant boost to planning for a 350-metre extension to Wellington Airports runway. Read more »

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra public transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra public transport services to cater for cricket fans on Sunday at the Takutai Square Fanzone Read more »

ROAD CLOSURE: SH2 Karangahake Gorge Thursday April 9

Press Release – NZ Transport

ROAD CLOSURE: SH2 Karangahake Gorge Thursday April 9 The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 2 (SH2) through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed to all traffic from 9pm Thursday April 9 until5.30am the following day. Read more »

Plan ahead, allow extra time travelling in Bay of Plenty

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

27 March 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Waikato & Bay of Plenty Plan ahead and allow extra time when travelling in the Bay of Plenty The NZ Transport Agency says they are focused on reducing delays to motorists as a major pavement rehabilitation … Read more »

Position on Auckland Ports planned reclamation works

Press Release – New Zealand Shippers Council

The Council has over the last few weeks observed with some dismay the public debate that has been taking place regarding the Port of Auckland’s proposed extension to it’s Bledisloe Wharf facility. Read more »

Extra bus and train services to cater for cricket fans

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra bus and train services to cater for cricket fans on Sunday Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 3 April. … Read more »

Christchurch Celebrates Safer Young Drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Ten young Christchurch drivers today (26 March) graduated from the Community Driver Mentor Programme (CDMP) aimed at helping them to gain their restricted licence and become safer on our roads. Read more »

New Suzuki Celerio a Fresh Fuel Economy Champion

Press Release – Suzuki

The thrifty new Suzuki Celerio GLX 5-door hatchback is emerging as the latest fuel economy champion. Read more »

Eastland Group begins runway resealing at Gisborne Airport

Press Release – Eastland Group

Work to reseal a large section of the runway at Gisborne Airport will start on Sunday, 29 March 2015. Read more »

Public conned over anti-speeding strategy

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

The police are continuing to use phony science to justify a failed anti-speeding campaign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Read more »

NASA, NZ aviation leaders launch scientific balloon

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

As NASA successfully launched its super-pressure scientific balloon into near space from Wanaka aerodrome today, a New Zealand aviation leader made the operation possible through precision airspace control and coordination. Read more »

Major works on Northwestern Motorway this Easter

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers that there will be significant roadworks on the Northwestern Motorway (SH16) at both the St Lukes and Te Atatu interchanges this Easter weekend, from Thursday 2 April to Tuesday 7 April. Read more »

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