Say ‘pass’ to passing this weekend

Press Release – Automobile Association

Be patient before passing is the AA’s message for drivers this Labour weekend. “People taking crazy risks to get past other vehicles is one of the most dangerous things on the road, says AA spokesperson Dylan Thomsen. Read more »

Hyundai Genesis lifts the active safety bar – AA

Press Release – Automobile Association

Hyundais luxury offering to the market, the Genesis sedan will reach New Zealand with a 5 star Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) rating. The large car is the latest rated Hyundai to achieve the maximum ANCAP safety rating for a … Read more »

Coastguard expects busy Labour Weekend on the water

Press Release – Coastguard

Labour weekend is when most kiwis head outside to enjoy our coastline and traditionally its a busy weekend on the water. Coastguard New Zealand encourages boaties to get prepared and check their boats before heading out on our seas, lakes and rivers. Read more »

Travel Smart to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is encouraging visitors to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014 on Saturday to get smart and think about travelling without the car. Thousands of viewers flocked to last years event to see the four houses up close. TV3 is inviting viewers to … Read more »

Walking and cycle trails connect city to great outdoors

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 OCT 2014Outdoor enthusiasts have even more reason to enjoy a walk or ride in Upper Hutt. Upper Hutt City Council have announced approval from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to fund the development of new and improved … Read more »

Pump tyres, save fuel and be safer on long weekend

Press Release – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

As motorists hit the road for the long weekend, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is encouraging them to save fuel and be safer on the road by checking their tyres when they fill up with petrol Read more »

Courier driver who blamed fake tax agent is sentenced

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

A Papamoa-based courier driver who lied and blamed a non-existent tax agent for mishandling his tax affairs has been sentenced to 12 months home detention and ordered to pay back $180,000. Read more »

Aucklanders’ train use shows they need City Rail Link now

Press Release – Green Party

News that Aucklanders overtook Wellingtonians as the biggest train users is further evidence the Government needs to start work on the Auckland City Rail Link now, the Green Party said today. Read more »

John Key: Our plan for the next three years

Press Release – John Key

This week New Zealands fifty-first Parliament convened for the first time. The National Caucus is a strong, united team and I was pleased to hear the first maiden speeches of our new MPs. I was also proud to take the opportunity to outline some … Read more »

Stay safe on South Island roads this Labour Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Roads in Canterbury and the West Coast will be busy this Labour Day Weekend and the NZ Transport Agency says it will be working with the Police to keep traffic moving and families safe on their travels during the holiday break. Read more »

Hill Street upgrade ready for holiday weekend traffic

Press Release – NZTA

Labour Weekend drivers will benefit from the early completion of the first stage of the interim improvements at the State Highway 1/Hill Street intersection in Warkworth. Read more »

Auckland’s trains pass two more milestones

Press Release – Auckland Council

A record 12 million train trips across Auckland confirms that Aucklanders are crying out for better transport choices, says Mayor Len Brown. Auckland rail patronage numbers, up 17.5 percent in the past year, are on track to reach the Councils target of … Read more »

Auckland finally beats Wellington – Auckland Transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Aucklanders are using the trains in record numbers making 12 million passenger trips in the past year. Read more »

Plan for weekend lane closures on Auckland Harbour Bridge

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says the two lanes on the northbound box girder extension, or clip-on, of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed for four hours this Sunday morning (26 October). Read more »

Safe Speeds Will Make for Safe Labour Holiday

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Roads in Northland and Auckland will be busy this Labour Day Weekend and the NZ Transport Agency says it will be working with the Police to keep traffic moving and families safe on their travels during the holiday break. Read more »

Surveying Views on Parking

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council wants to hear what the public thinks about possible changes to how parking is managed in areas close to the CBD. Read more »

Linwood Ave – apologies for unexpected delays

Press Release – SCIRT

SCIRTs plans to narrow part of Linwood Ave on the city side of the Eastgate intersection (at Buckleys/ Aldwins Roads) caused delays for motorists this morning. As well as narrowing the eastbound lanes of Linwood Ave, the west bound (city bound) side was … Read more »

Introducing ENERGYWISE approved fuel efficient tyres

Press Release – Bridgestone

Introducing ENERGYWISE approved fuel efficient tyres to save consumers fuel and give reassurance about the performance of tyres braking in the wet Read more »

Airwork sees annual profit growth of 48%

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Airwork Holdings, the aviation service firm which listed on the stock exchange last December, expects to lift annual profit 48 percent in the current year, with first-half earnings tipped to beat its offer document forecast … Read more »

Kiwi Company Announces Multi-Million Dollar UK Expansion

Press Release – JUCY

A New Zealand vehicle rental company will launch a multi-million dollar expansion into the UK market to capitalise on potential British accommodation shortages during the 2015 international rugby tournaments. Read more »

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