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Mexico Earthquake

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Mexico Earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mexico Earthquake Mexico Earthquake A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in Oaxaca (approximately 380 km from Mexico City) at 17:40 on 16  February 2018 (local time).   An earthquake alert was issued in Mexico City. Local services, including transport, may be […]

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Ethiopia State of Emergency

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Ethiopia State of Emergency

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ethiopia State of Emergency Ethiopia State of Emergency On the evening if 16 February 2018 the Government of Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency in response to a wave of protests and following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam […]

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Slip that’s closed State Highway 11 is bigger than first thought

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Slip that’s closed State Highway 11 is bigger than first thought

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Slip that’s closed State Highway 11 is bigger than first thought Initial assessments were that it would be two weeks before the hillside could be made safe for the road to reopen, but the Transport Agency’s System Manager Steve Mutton says the slip in […]

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Tropical Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Tropical Cyclone Gita

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tropical Cyclone Gita Tropical Cyclone Gita Tropical Cyclone Gita passed through Tonga and Fiji on 12-14 February 2018 as a category 4 cyclone, causing substantial damage. Tropical Cyclone Gita continues to travel through the South Pacific – for further […]

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SH1 cleared after crash near Pūhoi, north of Auckland, but expect long delays

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on SH1 cleared after crash near Pūhoi, north of Auckland, but expect long delays

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: SH1 cleared after crash near Pūhoi, north of Auckland, but expect long delays The road has now been cleared, but there is traffic backed up in both directions. For north-bound motorists, the tailback reaches the Johnstone’s Hill tunnel, while heading south traffic is backed […]

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Attitudes to transport technologies

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Attitudes to transport technologies

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Attitudes to transport technologies In November 2016, the Ministry surveyed the Household Travel Survey panel on attitudes to transport technologies such as electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles with 614 people responding. The Ministry sponsored a University of Otago summer student to analyse and report on the survey results. […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures 18–24 February 2018

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Overnight motorway closures, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures 18–24 February 2018

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland overnight motorway closures 18–24 February 2018 See daily updated closure information  NORTHERN MOTORWAY (SH1)  Northbound lanes between Upper Harbour Highway off ramp and Oteha Valley Road on ramp, 18 – 22 February (approx. 10:30p.m. to 5:00a.m.)  Upper Harbour Highway northbound on ramp 18 […]

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Use State Highway 16 to avoid crash site near Pūhoi on State Highway 1

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Use State Highway 16 to avoid crash site near Pūhoi on State Highway 1

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Use State Highway 16 to avoid crash site near Pūhoi on State Highway 1 The crash is at the intersection of Cowan Bay Road at Pōhuehue and SH1. The road is reduced to one lane with traffic under the control of a stop/go operator. […]

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Have your say at North Otago A&P Show and help improve safety on State Highway 1 between Ōamaru and Dunedin

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Have your say at North Otago A&P Show and help improve safety on State Highway 1 between Ōamaru and Dunedin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Have your say at North Otago A&P Show and help improve safety on State Highway 1 between Ōamaru and Dunedin Transport Agency System Manager Graeme Hall says a team will be at the North Otago A&P Show, in Ōamaru on Saturday, February 24, to […]

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Safety improvements for SH2 Masterton crossing

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Safety improvements for SH2 Masterton crossing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Safety improvements for SH2 Masterton crossing The northbound lanes will be resurfaced and the road layout will be changed to improve the safety and visibility at the pedestrian crossing near Te Ore Ore Road. “Since 2006, four pedestrians have been injured using the crossing […]

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Resurfacing work to commence on SH50

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Central North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Resurfacing work to commence on SH50

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Resurfacing work to commence on SH50 Regional Transport Systems Manager Wayne Oldfield says resurfacing will involve removal of the old, worn road surface, followed by the laying and rolling of a new smooth bitumen surface. “The work will provide a quality surface which will […]

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UPDATE: Expect delays and closures on part of SH1 Desert Rd

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Central North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on UPDATE: Expect delays and closures on part of SH1 Desert Rd

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: UPDATE: Expect delays and closures on part of SH1 Desert Rd The bridge was damaged by a truck crash in July 2017. The work was expected to start in late January but will now take place from Saturday 17 February. During this time road […]

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Bad weather further delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Bad weather further delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bad weather further delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge Bad weather in the Far North has forced another delay in the start of work to resurface State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge. The work will now not start until Saturday, 24 February at the […]

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EV charging station signage rollout continues

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on EV charging station signage rollout continues

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: EV charging station signage rollout continues The NZ Transport Agency’s Director Safety and Environment, Harry Wilson says with around 6,500 EVs now registered in New Zealand, signposting all DC (rapid) charging stations ensures the increasing number of EV drivers are able to easily find […]

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Slip closes State Highway 11 in Northland for at least two weeks

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Slip closes State Highway 11 in Northland for at least two weeks

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Slip closes State Highway 11 in Northland for at least two weeks A slip approximately 80 metres long is blocking the road just north of Kawakawa in the Lemons Hill area. A detour via SH10 will add an additional 10-20 mins to the journey […]

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Russley Road upgrade – Speed reduction and lane closures

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Russley Road upgrade – Speed reduction and lane closures

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Russley Road upgrade – Speed reduction and lane closures The wire rope safety barrier is being temporarily removed in some places to allow traffic to move from one side of SHI to the other as final surfacing occurs. While the barrier is down, a […]

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Kaikoura, SH1 south side: Parititahi Tunnel damaged by hiab hitting entrance

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura, SH1 south side: Parititahi Tunnel damaged by hiab hitting entrance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura, SH1 south side: Parititahi Tunnel damaged by hiab hitting entrance “The tunnel portal had a small crack in the same area but this latest hit has caused more damage which requires stabilising,” says Tim Crow, NZ Transport Agency Earthquake Recovery Manager. Assessment and […]

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Nelson’s Rocks Road project update after recent damaging storm

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Nelson’s Rocks Road project update after recent damaging storm

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Nelson’s Rocks Road project update after recent damaging storm Nelson’s Rocks Road project update after recent damaging storm NZ Transport Agency staff and contractors have confirmed that the scale of the work needed to reinstate the footpath and seawall on Nelson’s Rocks Road is […]

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A slip closes State Highway 11 for the rest of the day

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on A slip closes State Highway 11 for the rest of the day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: A slip closes State Highway 11 for the rest of the day A slip is blocking the road just south of Opua in the Lemons Hill area. A detour via SH10 will add an additional 10 mins to the journey between Paihia and Kawakawa. […]

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Central Otago Summer Road Works Hit Top Gear

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Central Otago Summer Road Works Hit Top Gear

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Central Otago Summer Road Works Hit Top Gear The Transport Agency’s Central Otago Maintenance Contract Manager Mark Stewart says the work is critical to the safety and protection of the area’s highways and the people who rely upon them. “We appreciate this work can […]

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