Back off the bumper this summer

Press Release – Automobile Association

Media Release: 19 December 2014 Back off the bumper this summer A few seconds is all it will take to make our roads safer these summer holidays, says the AA. Nearly 1 in 10 injury crashes last year involved someone following too close. Back off the … Read more »

Final Report on Grounding of MV Rena

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Liberian-registered container ship Rena had left the New Zealand port of Napier at 1020 on 4 October 2011 and was bound for the New Zealand port of Tauranga. The master had given an estimated time of arrival at the Tauranga pilot station of 0300 … Read more »

Bigger, faster ferry en-route to Waiheke

Press Release – Boyd PR

Explore Group launches its brand new fast ferry on the busy downtown Auckland to Waiheke route next week, boosting capacity for commuters and tourists by 1,200 people a day. Read more »

LGNZ welcomes increased local roads funding

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) welcomes the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS 2015) released today, providing $38.7 billion in funding for local roads. Read more »

Update on child struck by car in New Lynn

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The child injured in this morning’s incident on Titirangi Road remains in a critical but stable condition in Auckland’s Starship Hospital. The child was initially thought to have been 6 years old however enquiries since this morning’s release of the early … Read more »

Govt spend on transport out of step with reality

Press Release – Green Party

The National Government is planning to allocate ever increasing amounts of taxpayer funding to build expensive new motorways despite record numbers of New Zealanders flocking to buses and trains, said the Green Party. Read more »

Major Delays on NW Motorway (SH16), Te Atatu Rd 27/12 to 5/1

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

This project is widening the five existing motorway on-ramps and exits at Te Atatu and widening the Northwestern motorway (SH16) between Te Atatu Road and Henderson Creek. It is also enhancing existing facilities for walkers and cyclists and widening … Read more »

Air NZ unveils Te Papa exhibition celebrating 75 years

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand unveils Te Papa exhibition celebrating 75 years of flying Air New Zealand will kick off its 75th anniversary celebrations with the launch of a special exhibition at the countrys national museum Te Papa in Wellington tonight. The … Read more »

Air New Zealand opens doors to new regional lounge

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today welcomed customers to the airlines brand new regional lounge at Auckland Domestic Airport. Read more »

Incident in supermarket carpark, Devonport

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Just after 12.30pm this afternoon emergency services were called to the carpark of New World supermarket in Clarence Street, Devonport. Read more »

Govt confirms $38.7 billion investment in land transport

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today confirmed the Government will invest $38.7 billion in New Zealands land transport system over the next ten years, with regional networks, public transport, cycleways and road maintenance to benefit. Read more »

Stay safe on tradies day this Friday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police urge business and bosses who are putting on shouts for their staff this Friday to plan ahead how everyone will get home safely. Read more »

Cabchooze to launch taxi app with John Key’s son

Press Release – Cabchooze

A soft launch for Cabchoozes taxi app is happening tonight with the help of local DJs, which include Max Key. Read more »

Clip-on Lanes Closed Over Holidays

Press Release – NZTA

The two northbound clip-on lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, as well as the Curran Street on-ramp and Stafford Road off-ramp will be closed over the Christmas-New Year holiday period for annual resurfacing work. The closure will start at 7am Friday … Read more »

Child struck by car at Titirangi Road, New Lynn

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 6 year-old girl who was crossing the road to go to a dairy on the other side has been struck by a car. Read more »

“Rate, tax, borrow and toll” budget passes

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Given the huge level of public dissatisfaction, its disappointing that a majority of councillors have voted for a typical centre-left budget which sees the hand coming out for much more money from Auckland households, rather than dialling back pet projects … Read more »

Government Must Bring in the Experts to Sort Strait Ferries

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on the government to bring in maritime experts to sort out the Cook Strait ferries, including the ships, the management and command structure. Read more »

Living Streets Aotearoa: Cycle Safety Panel report

Press Release – Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes the final report of the Cycling Safety Panel, with a Government commitment to fund $100 million of improvements for cyclists and a focus on safe speeds. Read more »

Extra Jetstar destination welcomed, says Chamber of Commerce

Press Release – Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce

Wellingtons new air connection with Melbourne will provide a further welcome boost to the regions economy, says Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce President John Milford. Read more »

Award for community engagement

Press Release – Auckland Transport

A project that has made major transport improvements in Panmure has been recognised for excellence in community engagement. Read more »

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