Better offender identity checking now possible

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The ability of agencies to verify the identities of high-risk offenders will be strengthened following the passage of the Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. Read more »

Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 16 August 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island, in particular Fiordland, Westland and Nelson over the next forty-eight hours Read more »

Inquiry report recognises accessibility for the disabled

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission says parliaments Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committees report on the Inquiry into the future of New Zealands Mobility recognises that accessibility for people with disabilities is crucial … Read more »

Auckland Transport sending a message about seatbelts

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport and the New Zealand Police are working together to reduce the number of lives lost and serious injuries because people are not wearing their seatbelt or buckling their children safely into vehicles. Read more »

Council signs new roads maintenance contracts

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

New maintenance contracts for the citys roads will lead to a more proactive response to pothole repairs and general maintenance. Read more »

Air NZ hosts inflight gig to celebrate Spotify playlists

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Kiwi band Sons of Zion will perform live on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Christchurch today as the airline celebrates the release of its official Spotify profile and playlists. Read more »

Transport committee backs target pilot procurement for EVs

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The government should run a target pilot procurement programme for State sector electric vehicles to help work out how to have 64,000 EVs on the country’s roads by 2021, according to a select committee investigation into the future … Read more »

New electric trucks for Palmerston North

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Council has been successful in their application for the Low Emission Vehicle Contestable Fund from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). This grant enables us to launch the transition to an electric vehicle fleet, where it might … Read more »

Unsafe driving on SH 65

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Unsafe driving on State Highway 65 has resulted in a number of fines and charges in the past 48 hours and Police are urging motorists to slow down. Read more »

New vessel expands BoP Regional Council’s maritime abilities

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new multi-purpose vessel was added to Bay of Plenty Regional Councils maritime fleet today after being christened by local kaumatua Reon Tuanau at a special ceremony. Read more »

1930s Tramcar to Join Christchurch Tramway Fleet

Press Release – Christchurch Attractions

A tramcar built in the 1930s which carried passengers on the Sydney tramway network for many years before being used to house tobacco farm workers in northern New South Wales, has arrived at the Port of Lyttelton to become part of the Christchurch tramway … Read more »

The future of New Zealand’s mobility

Press Release – Transport and Industrial Relations Committee

The Transport and Industrial Committee has presented its report to the House on its inquiry into the future of New Zealands mobility. The inquiry sought to investigate how changing transport technology and social and economic trends could enhance productivity … Read more »

Fast charge your electric vehicle for free in Pukekohe

Press Release – Counties Power

Counties Power today officially launched the charger in Pukekohe. Situated in the public car park beside Countdown in the towns CBD, the charger will fully charge a vehicle in around 20 minutes, making electric vehicles a more efficient and user-friendly … Read more »

The First Red Noses Hit the Roads Across NZ

Press Release – Fastway Couriers

The First Red Noses Hit the Roads Across NZ as Cure Kids Put Wheels in Motion for Red Nose Day 2017 Read more »

Electrifying Eastland’s Pacific Coast Highway

Press Release – Eastland Group

Region-wide network of electric vehicle chargers confirmed after government announces $251,000 in funding Tairwhiti is driving towards a cleaner, greener future with the governments announcement that it will co-fund a fast charging electric vehicle … Read more »

Surface flooding warning for Levin and Palmerston North

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Central Police are urging motorists to drive with extra caution in Levin and Palmerston North while surface flooding affects the area. Read more »

Incident at Porirua, traffic will be delayed

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are currently in attendance with fire service at an incident in the northbound lane at the Mungavin overbridge at about 8.15am this morning. Read more »

Reinstatement SH1 north of Kaikoura milestone

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A major slip clearance milestone has been achieved with work crews now able to access the entire coastal corridor north of Kaikoura for the first time since the November 2016 earthquake, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Gold-class for the Christchurch Tramway

Press Release – Christchurch Attractions

Gold-class for the Christchurch Tramway The more than 10,000 working hours that went into getting Christchurchs tramway up and running following the 2011 earthquake has paid off significantly, with the service receiving a gold business sustainability … Read more »

New partnership with market-leading e-commerce company

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

New partnership with market-leading omni-channel e-commerce company Auckland Airport has today announced a new partnership with AOE, a leading global technology service provider, to create a multi-retailer mall which enables international travellers … Read more »

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