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Taranaki school students share ideas for making their road safer

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Taranaki school students share ideas for making their road safer

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Taranaki school students have provided some valuable insights into safety issues on their road and what they think could be done to improve it. The NZ Transport Agency is looking at ways to make the stretch of SH3 between New Plymouth and Hawera safer. Following community drop-in sessions to canvas […]

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Night time closures of Remutaka Hill Road in March

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Night time closures of Remutaka Hill Road in March

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is giving early notice of a series of full night time closures of State Highway 2 over the Remutaka Hill in March to allow for essential maintenance work to be carried out. The five consecutive night closures, from 9pm to 5am, are scheduled from Sunday 3 […]

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Plan ahead this anniversary weekend

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Plan ahead this anniversary weekend

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists are being reminded to plan ahead this anniversary weekend as the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regions are hosting a large number of planned public events. Bay of Plenty Systems Manager Rob Campbell says there will be a lot of people travelling on our roads this weekend, whether it […]

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The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back for 2019

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back for 2019

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has partnered with Love To Ride to bring back the Aotearoa Bike Challenge for its third year. The month-long workplace Challenge, taking place in February, encourages New Zealanders to hop on their bikes and log their rides to be in to win some great prizes valued […]

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Plan ahead to avoid the queues on Auckland Anniversary Weekend

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Plan ahead to avoid the queues on Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists are urged to plan ahead to avoid the traditional busy travel times this Auckland Anniversary weekend. The NZ Transport Agency says drivers leaving Auckland during Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, and those heading back to Auckland on Sunday or Monday are likely to be delayed by heavy traffic volumes. […]

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Delays at Gladstone Road Bridge on Wednesday

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Delays at Gladstone Road Bridge on Wednesday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Tairāwhiti Roads is advising road users that Gladstone Road Bridge will be reduced to one lane from 8am to approximately 12pm on Wednesday 23 January while contractors work to install precast columns across the bridge. Due to heavy rain last Wednesday, the work crew had to postpone the installation which […]

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NZ Transport Agency announces head of light rail appointment

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency announces head of light rail appointment

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has appointed Carl Devlin to lead the country’s largest infrastructure project, Auckland Light Rail. Announcing the Head of Light Rail appointment Transport Agency Chairman Michael Stiassny said Mr Devlin would bring extensive infrastructure expertise to develop world-class light rail for Auckland. Mr Devlin has led multi-billion […]

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SH1 over Brynderwyns to close for overnight resealing

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland and Northland, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH1 over Brynderwyns to close for overnight resealing

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 over the Brynderwyn Hills will be closed for two nights next week for resealing. The road will be closed between 9pm and 5am on Tuesday, 23 January and Wednesday, 24 January between Waipu and the intersection with SH12 on the […]

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Trial closures of Paekākāriki Hill Road continue from this Friday

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Trial closures of Paekākāriki Hill Road continue from this Friday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and the Kāpiti Coast District Council are advising that Paekākāriki Hill Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic on Friday 18 January between 2pm and 7pm, and Friday 25 January between 3pm and 7pm. These trial closures follow four other trial closures in November and […]

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Delays on SH35 Tatapouri Hill and Busby’s Hill this week

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Delays on SH35 Tatapouri Hill and Busby’s Hill this week

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 15 Jan 2019 04:38 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 35 Tatapouri Hill, between Okitu and Pouawa, will be under stop/go management on Wednesday 16 January between 9.30am and 11.30am. The following day, State Highway 35 Busby’s Hill, one kilometre south of […]

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Walking and cycling facilities considered around Manawatū Gorge

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Walking and cycling facilities considered around Manawatū Gorge

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is considering a range of options to allow for suitable walking and cycling facilities around the Manawatū Gorge. “Walking and cycling facilities are key considerations for the Transport Agency as we continue to work through the best possible options for the new Manawatū Gorge route,” Portfolio […]

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Road closure on SH1 Foxton this Thursday morning

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Road closure on SH1 Foxton this Thursday morning

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 15 Jan 2019 01:12 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 1 Foxton will be closed between Victoria Street and Avenue Road on Thursday 17 January from 4am to 7am. The closure is needed to allow the transportation of an oversize boat hull […]

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Consultation underway on Saddle Road permanent speed limits

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Consultation underway on Saddle Road permanent speed limits

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Public consultation by the NZ Transport Agency on proposed permanent speed limits for Saddle Road/Oxford Road/Woodlands Road/State Highway 3 has begun. The route is one of the bypass routes for the closed State Highway 3 Manawatū Gorge. Due to the heavy increase in traffic following the closure of the gorge, […]

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Gladstone Road Bridge down to one lane on Wednesday

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Gladstone Road Bridge down to one lane on Wednesday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Tairāwhiti Roads is advising road users that Gladstone Road Bridge will be reduced to one lane from 7am to approximately 3pm on Wednesday 16 January while contractors work to install precast concrete balustrades. Manual traffic controllers will be in place to manage traffic on the bridge while the lane is […]

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Roadside rubbish dumping a growing problem in Northland

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Roadside rubbish dumping a growing problem in Northland

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency New Zealand’s clean green image is being severely tarnished in Northland by roadside rubbish dumpers. The NZ Transport Agency Agency’s Northland System Manager Jacqui Hori-Hoult says rubbish dumping is a growing problem.  “We do heaps of rubbish clearing across the Northland network and it’s becoming an increasing problem with people […]

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Summer road maintenance accelerates in Northland

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Summer road maintenance accelerates in Northland

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is looking to take advantage of warmer drier weather over the next few months to accelerate its state highway maintenance programme in Northland. Before Christmas crews completed 133 kms of road re-sealing in Northland, but another 97 kms are planned before the end of summer. Road […]

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Rosedale Road under Northern Motorway to be lowered in January

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Rosedale Road under Northern Motorway to be lowered in January

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Drivers are encouraged to plan their journeys around the North Shore suburb of Rosedale in early January because of construction work under the Northern Motorway. Crews will be lowering a section of Rosedale Road under the motorway by 1.5m as part of the Northern Corridor Improvements project. The work will […]

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Safety alert – Certifications for tow bars revoked

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Accessing & regulating, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Safety alert – Certifications for tow bars revoked

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Following an ongoing specialist investigation, the NZ Transport Agency has issued a Safety Alert advising that it has revoked the certifications for tow bars on more than 1,400 heavy vehicles. These include small trucks, tipper trucks, motorhomes and goods’ vans certified by Auckland-based heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu of […]

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NZ Transport Agency issues safety alert for heavy vehicle towing connections and components

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Accessing & regulating, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency issues safety alert for heavy vehicle towing connections and components

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has issued a safety alert strongly advising heavy vehicle operators to be vigilant in cleaning and checking towing connections and components certified by Auckland-based heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu (Transport & Structure Ltd). There has been sub-standard work identified in certain heavy vehicle specialist certifications […]

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Interim NZ Transport Agency CEO appointed

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Interim NZ Transport Agency CEO appointed

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 20 Dec 2018 12:30 pm | NZ Transport Agency NZ Transport Agency Chairman Michael Stiassny has announced an interim Chief Executive to replace outgoing Chief Executive Fergus Gammie. From 14 January 2019, independent director and former Chorus CEO Mark Ratcliffe will step into an interim CEO role until a permanent […]

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