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Pekatahi Bridge to close for final seal

By   /  February 22, 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 Pekatahi Bridge to close for final seal

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pekatahi Bridge to close for final seal The Pekatahi Bridge on State Highway 2 in eastern Bay of Plenty is to close for around five days as part of the re-decking project. The permanent seal on the bridge deck is expected to be laid from Friday […]

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Cyclone Gita: NZ Transport Agency urging drivers to consider delaying travel in affected areas

By   /  February 19, 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 Cyclone Gita: NZ Transport Agency urging drivers to consider delaying travel in affected areas

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cyclone Gita: NZ Transport Agency urging drivers to consider delaying travel in affected areas The NZ Transport Agency is urging people to plan ahead and consider delaying road travel in areas likely be most impacted by Cyclone Gita until the predicted severe weather has passed. NZ […]

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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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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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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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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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Tropical Cyclone Gita: Tonga and Fiji

By   /  February 13, 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: Tonga and Fiji

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tropical Cyclone Gita: Tonga and Fiji Tropical Cyclone Gita: Tonga and Fiji Tropical Cyclone Gita passed through Tonga on 12-13 February 2018 as a category 4 cyclone, causing substantial damage. Tropical Cyclone Gita continues on its forecasted path as a […]

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Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Reauthorisation 2018

By   /  February 13, 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 Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Reauthorisation 2018

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Reauthorisation 2018 On 8 February 2018, Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines applied to the Ministry of Transport for reauthorisation of their Strategic Alliance Agreement by the Minister of Transport. The Agreement was initially authorised by the Minister of Transport […]

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State Highway 2 Waioeka Gorge closed

By   /  February 12, 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 State Highway 2 Waioeka Gorge closed

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: State Highway 2 Waioeka Gorge closed Flooding and slips have forced the closure of part of the Waioeka Gorge between Opotiki and Gisborne. The road is closed from the mouth of the gorge to Traffords Hill. Road users are advised to use State Highway 35 or […]

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‘We prayed with them until they died’ – stories of Kiribati ferry survival

By   /  February 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Butiraoi, Disasters, emergency, Evening Report, Featured, Ferry disasters, Kiribati, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on ‘We prayed with them until they died’ – stories of Kiribati ferry survival

Coming ashore … seven ferry disaster survivors reach Kiribati and tell their stories. Image: TVNZ video clip By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ’s Pacific correspondent With 93 people still missing, the first reports of survival – and loss – are starting to emerge from the sunken ferry MV Butiraoi in Kiribati. In the first interview with Radio […]

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SH1 reopened north of Ōtaki

By   /  February 5, 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 SH1 reopened north of Ōtaki

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SH1 reopened north of Ōtaki State Highway 1 between Manakau and Ōhau in the Manawatū has reopened to traffic in both directions, following a truck crash earlier today that had been blocking the road. A temporary speed limit is in place near the crash site of […]

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New Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry

By   /  February 4, 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 New Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry A commitment to supporting future transport policy with high quality scientific advice has seen Professor Simon Kingham been appointed into the new role of Chief Science Adviser at the Ministry of Transport. Canterbury University-based Professor Kingham’s expertise across a wide […]

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SH30 Road closures for resurfacing work

By   /  February 2, 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 SH30 Road closures for resurfacing work

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SH30 Road closures for resurfacing work The New Zealand Transport Agency is advising the Sala / Fenton Street Roundabout on State Highway 30 (SH30) in Rotorua will be closed from Friday evening 9 February to Monday 12 February for resurfacing work. Traffic management measures, including detours, […]

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South Island Storm update: NZTA advising drivers of essential travel only on SH73 and parts of SH6

By   /  February 1, 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 South Island Storm update: NZTA advising drivers of essential travel only on SH73 and parts of SH6

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: South Island Storm update: NZTA advising drivers of essential travel only on SH73 and parts of SH6 The NZ Transport Agency is strongly advising road users crossing the South Island’s alpine passes, especially SH73 and travelling the Coastal SH6 on the West Coast today of essential […]

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Urgent gantry sign removal

By   /  January 31, 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 Urgent gantry sign removal

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Urgent gantry sign removal The NZ Transport Agency’s Auckland Motorway Alliance advises that it will close northbound lanes on State Highway 1 (SH1) at Mt Wellington tonight to remove a gantry sign. The Mount Wellington northbound offramp will be closed from 12:00am to 3:00am and this […]

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SH2 near Norsewood closed

By   /  January 16, 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 SH2 near Norsewood closed

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SH2 near Norsewood closed Due to a truck crash, SH2 near Norsewood will remain closed this morning to allow for the recovery of the vehicle. Heavy recovery vehicles will assist in the removal of the truck beginning at 9am this morning. A detour is in place […]

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South Korea: Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

By   /  January 15, 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 South Korea: Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: South Korea: Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 South Korea: Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 Tips for fans travelling to the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang, Korea. Visit the SafeTravel website to read our travel advisory for South Korea and […]

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People asked to avoid State Highway 1 in Frankton, Hamilton

By   /  January 12, 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 People asked to avoid State Highway 1 in Frankton, Hamilton

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: People asked to avoid State Highway 1 in Frankton, Hamilton State Highway 1 (Greenwood Street) is closed between Killarney St and Duke St following a serious crash. A short detour is in place via Higgins Rd for northbound motorists and via Ellis St for southbound motorists. […]

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Livestock Movement

By   /  January 11, 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 Livestock Movement

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Livestock Movement Data from the National Freight Demand Study 2014, especially Table 3.33, indicate that in the year 2012 livestock movements accounted for about 3.6% of the freight tonnes moved and 4.7% of the freight tonne-kms moved. However, these percentages were considerably higher in several regions, including […]

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