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Air New Zealand’s World Premiere In The Air With Kiwi Band SIX60 Takes Off

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealands World Premiere in the Air has departed Auckland Airport carrying popular Kiwi band SIX60 and a planeload of fans to the bands birthplace of Dunedin. The dedicated flight, specially numbered NZ660, will air the world premiere of a … Read more »

KiwiRail And CentrePort Looking To Alleviate Congestion

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail and Wellingtons CentrePort are exploring ways to work together to try to improve the movement of freight which is currently congested around the North Island. A combination of factors including industrial action at Australian ports … Read more »

Tapanui, SH90, And Rosebank Near Balclutha, SH1, Otago, Speed Review Outcomes Announced

Press Release – NZTA

New speed limits will be put in place in two Otago towns from Friday, 4 December, following speed reviews over the past year. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has set a new permanent speed limit on SH90, through Tapanui, West Otago, extending the 50 … Read more »

Road Safety Week: Auckland Transport Continues Work Towards Vision Zero Goal

Press Release – Auckland Transport

As part of Road Safety Week this week, Auckland Transport (AT) is evaluating its work to make Tmaki Makaurau a safer place for everyone. A recently released report shows while progress has been made in some areas of road safety, there is still work … Read more »

Lower South Island Top Of Kiwi’s Road Trip Lists

Press Release – Budget NZ

The lower South Island is on the top of Kiwis domestic travel to-do list as we accept international boarder restrictions and look forward to a summer at home. A survey conducted by Budget New Zealand found four of the top five road trips on Kiwis … Read more »

Road Layout Change In Place Early At Johnstones Hill Tunnels On SH1

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that changes to the road layout on State Highway 1 just north of the Johnstones Hill Tunnels, will take effect tomorrow morning (Friday, 13 November), a week earlier than originally planned. The road layout changes … Read more »

Auckland Metro Upgrade Reaches Milestone

Press Release – KiwiRail

Weekday train services will be running across all lines on Aucklands metro network following the completion of another section of rail upgrade. Earlier in the year testing revealed over 100km of rail in the Auckland metro network was in need of … Read more »

Hi-tech Hand-luggage Scanner Gives Biosecurity A Huge Boost At Auckland Airport

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A new hi-tech baggage scanner at Auckland Airport will provide another crucial layer of protection against invasive pests and diseases, says Biosecurity New Zealand. The computer tomography (CT) scanner made its first detection earlier this month … Read more »

ChargeNet Invites The Public To EV Event Celebrating The Installation Of New Zealand’s Fastest Electric Vehicle Chargers

Press Release – ChargeNet NZ

In August 2020, ChargeNet installed the fastest electric vehicle chargers in New Zealand. The 300kW hyperchargers were installed at the Bombay Service Centre in Auckland, with the support of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and round … Read more »

Simplicity Calls For Change To Air New Zealand Executive Pay Scheme

Press Release – Simplicity

Simplicity, New Zealands nonprofit KiwiSaver scheme, has written to the Air New Zealand Board regarding its executive compensation scheme, asking for it to be redesigned to better serve KiwiSaver shareholders. The Air New Zealand Board recently announced … Read more »

TAIC STATEMENT – Closure Of Inquiries Into 787 Rolls-Royce Engine Issues, December 2017

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has resolved its inquiries into two incidents in December 2017 involving Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on Air New Zealand Boeing 787s. Deputy Chief Commissioner Stephen Davies Howard says the … Read more »

Air New Zealand Chief Financial Officer Appointment

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Richard Thomson. Air New Zealand has appointed Richard Thomson as its next Chief Financial Officer. Mr Thomson is a former Air New Zealander and has been Chief Financial Officer of publicly listed Metlifecare for the past three years where he has been … Read more »

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