Latest stage completed in the Renwick-to-river cycle track

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

The latest addition to the districts cycle network is a path which will give cyclists access to the Wairau River reserve and the Conders Bend mountain bike park at the edge of Renwick. Read more »

Driving reminders for Canterbury and the West Coast passes

Press Release – NZTA

Driving on parts of our highways during the winter months can be treacherous, says NZ Transport Agency Canterbury/ West Coast Journey Manager Lee Wright Read more »

Labour to invest in public transport for Greater Christchurc

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will commit $100m in capital investment for public transport in Greater Christchurch, including commuter rail from Rolleston to the CBD, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. Read more »

Mayor calls on government to get behind region’s roading

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is calling on central government to show support for the regions roading, citing increased congestion across the network and the strategic importance of efficient roads for resilience and economic growth. Read more »

BP REDUCES NATIONAL PRICE

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP has again decreased prices across its national company-owned network today, removing 2 cents per litre from all grades of petrol and diesel. Read more »

Waipara rail crossing – detour underway from Monday

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

KiwiRails upgrade work on the rail level crossing at Waipara, State Highway 7, part of the new Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route, will create detours for drivers from this Monday, 26 June until Thursday, 29 June. Read more »

Glidepath awarded new terminal system contract

Press Release – Glidepath

Scheduled for completion in 2020, international construction firm Aecon has awarded Glidepath a multi-million US dollar baggage and security systems contract for the new terminal at LF Wade International Airport Bermuda. Situated at the northern most … Read more »

Rural tourist routes an accident waiting to happen

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

The government must urgently upgrade unsafe rural roads used by tourists, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Read more »

Ambitious road safety goal welcomed by cycling advocates

Press Release – Cycling Action Network

Cycling advocates have welcomed a decision by Hamilton City Council to set an ambitious goal for road safety: zero deaths. Read more »

Harbour dredging consent brings long term certainty for Port

Press Release – Port Otago

Granting of a 25-year maintenance dredging and disposal consent for the Otago Harbour channel will allow Port Otago to cater for increasingly bigger ships on the New Zealand coast. Geoff Plunket, outgoing Port Otago Chief Executive, said the latest dredging … Read more »

Huge America’s Cup success for small NZ company

Press Release – Igtimi

A small New Zealand firm is making a giant contribution to the Americas Cup. Read more »

Road closed while crane rights trailer

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Motorists are advised that a section of Glenbrook Road in Kingseat will be closed for several hours between the roundabout at Kingseat Road and Ostrich Road. Read more »

Future-Focused Plan for NZ Infrastructure Needed, LGNZ says

Press Release – LGNZ

New Zealands infrastructure is at a crossroads and needs to be a key focus in the upcoming election, Local Government New Zealand says. Read more »

Funding approved for Auckland’s Lincoln Road improvements

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges is welcoming the approval of $46.4 million in advanced funding by the NZ Transport Agency to Auckland Transport for the construction of the Lincoln Road Corridor Improvements Project. Read more »

MTA Appoints New Director to Dekra New Zealand Board

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

MTA Appoints New Director to Dekra New Zealand Board MTA has appointed Auckland independent director Mark Gilbert as one of its two directors on the DEKRA New Zealand Board, the governing body for VTNZ. He joins MTA President Dave Harris and takes over from … Read more »

Ports making ‘parochial, emotional’ investment decisions

Article – BusinessDesk

June 20 (BusinessDesk) – Local government owners of New Zealand ports are still inclined to make emotional and parochial investment decisions even though the Ports Act requires them to manage port facilities so they return more than their … Read more »

Call for NEW TRANSPORT ERA safety measures

Press Release – Brennan Rigby

20 June 2017 Call for NEW TRANSPORT ERA safety measures at high risk site for pedestrian and cyclists. A cyclist versus pedestrian incident in Ash St today (20 June 2017) is an early signal that the safety profile of our transport network is under-going … Read more »

Transport Goliaths Grow Bigger

Press Release – Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – Consolidation within the trucking industry is nothing new and the trend is continuing. Transport operators are confronted with an expectation freight volumes will grow by 48% by 2042 and the sector has been consolidating as … Read more »

Forbury Road intersection improvements proposed

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Tuesday, 20 June 2017) A proposal to install a roundabout and pedestrian crossing points at the intersection of Forbury, Bay View and Allandale Roads in South Dunedin is out for public feedback. Read more »

Uber gives free rides to people named ‘Sam’

Press Release – Uber

If like the other 4,000,000 plus people in New Zealand, you still dont know about Uber (and by know, we mean taken a ride), we bet your bottom dollar you know a mate called Sam. Read more »

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