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Over 20,000 New Zealanders taking part in 2019 Aotearoa Bike Challenge

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Over 20,000 New Zealanders taking part in 2019 Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is underway this month, and for the third year running the Challenge has encouraged thousands of New Zealanders to get on their bikes. More people have participated in the first two weeks of this year’s Challenge, than in the whole of last year’s Challenge. Over 17,000 […]

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Overnight maintenance planned on SH3 in New Plymouth

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Overnight maintenance planned on SH3 in New Plymouth

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency New Plymouth motorists and residents are advised of maintenance work on State Highway 3, between Pendarves Street and New Plymouth Boys High School, over six nights from 24 February 2019. The NZ Transport Agency’s Regional Transport Systems Manager Ross I’Anson says the pavement repairs will take place between 7pm and […]

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New Taipa Bridge in Northland opens to one lane traffic

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on New Taipa Bridge in Northland opens to one lane traffic

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The new Taipa Bridge on State Highway 10 in Northland has opened to one lane traffic. First across the bridge this morning was truck driver Darren Pupapera from Kaitaia, who was on a routine delivery run. “I come through Taipa just about every day and this will be a great […]

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WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Michael Cox suspended from issuing WoFs

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Michael Cox suspended from issuing WoFs

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended vehicle inspector Mr Michael Cox and his two inspecting organisations – Auto Super Shoppe Hamilton Central and Hamilton Automotive Repairs Ltd. Mr Cox admitted to allowing four unauthorised people to use his credentials to carry out Warrant of Fitness (WoF) inspections over a […]

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Overnight Auckland motorway closures 17 to 23 February 2019

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Overnight Auckland motorway closures 17 to 23 February 2019

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 15 Feb 2019 02:30 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday 22nd February […]

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WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Hapi Brown suspended from issuing WoFs

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Hapi Brown suspended from issuing WoFs

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended vehicle inspector Mr Hapi Brown and his Whangarei-based inspecting organisation John St Automotive Limited, trading as Hapi’s Automotive Ltd. Mr Brown allowed unauthorised people to use his credentials to carry out Warrant of Fitness (WoF) inspections. The review also found Mr Brown did […]

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Family memorabilia found on Auckland motorway

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Family memorabilia found on Auckland motorway

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 14 Feb 2019 02:30 pm | NZ Transport Agency A wartime letter of condolence from King George V1 was lost on an Auckland motorway earlier this month. The letter was in a box of photos, records and other family memorabilia found by a maintenance crew on SH16 (westbound) just before […]

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South Westland State Highway 6, two one-hour-long closures on Monday 18 February

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on South Westland State Highway 6, two one-hour-long closures on Monday 18 February

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises people travelling between Franz Josef and Fox Glacier, South Westland, that there will be two, one-hour-long road closures this coming Monday at lunchtime. Essential maintenance and repairs are needed on the Waiho River Bridge, close to the Franz Josef Glacier township on State Highway 6. […]

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WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Donald Stewart McLean revoked from issuing WoFs

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Donald Stewart McLean revoked from issuing WoFs

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has revoked Donald Stewart McLean’s vehicle inspecting authority and that of his Invercargill based inspecting organisation, The WOF Man Limited. Mr McLean has a history of compliance issues and upheld customer complaints relating to the poor quality of his inspections. Mr McLean failed to properly inspect […]

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Lower Buller Gorge traffic signals stolen at Fern Arch, SH6

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lower Buller Gorge traffic signals stolen at Fern Arch, SH6

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is asking people on the West Coast and in Buller District to take extreme care driving through the Lower Buller Gorge for the next month or so. The equipment for the traffic signals controlling the one-way traffic through the narrow Fern Arch area were stolen at […]

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NZ Transport Agency welcomes findings of independent report on regulatory compliance

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency welcomes findings of independent report on regulatory compliance

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The Board of the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has welcomed the findings – and unreservedly accepted all recommendations – made by Kristy McDonald QC in her Report entitled “Independent Inquiry into NZTA’s Performance in Relation to Dargaville Diesel Specialists (DDS)” (“the Report”) which has been publicly released today. The […]

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Unsworth Heights exit on SH18 to close so motorway upgrade can begin

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Unsworth Heights exit on SH18 to close so motorway upgrade can begin

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency North Shore drivers are encouraged to get ready for a change to how they access the suburb of Unsworth Heights due to work associated with the planned upgrade of State Highway 18 (SH18). The off-ramp from SH18 at Unsworth Drive will close permanently on Sunday 17 February. The exit is […]

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State Highway 6 through Wakefield closes as residents evacuated due to fire risk

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on State Highway 6 through Wakefield closes as residents evacuated due to fire risk

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency With the Nelson and Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Operations team decision to evacuate more streets in Wakefield, State Highway 6 which runs through the town is being closed for the safety of all road users. People will be able to leave the town but not enter State Highway 6 to […]

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State Highway 35 under stop-go management on Monday

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on State Highway 35 under stop-go management on Monday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 8 Feb 2019 04:13 pm | NZ Transport Agency Tairāwhiti Roads is advising that on Monday 11 February, State Highway 35 between Wainui and Sponge Bay under stop-go management between 9am to 3pm. This is to allow for a routine installation of a traffic counting system which will collect traffic […]

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Joint media advisory: Tackling Queenstown’s transport challenges is the Wakatipu Way to Go

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Joint media advisory: Tackling Queenstown’s transport challenges is the Wakatipu Way to Go

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 8 Feb 2019 02:26 pm | NZ Transport Agency | Queenstown Lakes District Council | Otago Regional Council Queenstown Lakes District Council, the NZ Transport Agency and Otago Regional Council have joined forces to develop and deliver a safe, connected and accessible transport network for the Wakatipu area. The collaborative […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures – 10 to16 February 2019

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures – 10 to16 February 2019

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 15 February 2019. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every […]

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Feedback sought on Paekākāriki Hill Road trial closures

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Feedback sought on Paekākāriki Hill Road trial closures

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency, along with the Kāpiti Coast District Council, Porirua City Council and NZ Police, are seeking feedback on the trial closures of Paekākāriki Hill Road that have taken place since November 2018. To improve safety on the Paekākāriki Hill Road and journey times on State Highway 1, […]

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Safety improvements to begin on Hawke’s Bay Expressway

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Safety improvements to begin on Hawke’s Bay Expressway

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Safety improvements which aim to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on the Hawke’s Bay Expressway will get underway on Monday 11 February. The improvements are part of the NZ Transport Agency’s $36 million investment in the Hawke’s Bay Expressway which began in early 2017. The Transport Agency’s […]

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Delays on SH35 Tatapouri Hill next Tuesday

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Delays on SH35 Tatapouri Hill next Tuesday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 8 Feb 2019 09:16 am | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is advising that Tatapouri Hill on State Highway 35 will be under stop/go management on Tuesday 12 February between 9am and 11am. This is to allow the NZ Police Serious Crash Unit to carry out further investigations […]

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NZ Transport Agency to cover costs for towbar recertifications

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency to cover costs for towbar recertifications

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has agreed to cover the costs of recertifications and repairs for vehicle owners affected by the revocation of towbars certified by suspended Heavy Vehicle Specialist Certifier Patrick Chu. Meredith Connell Managing Partner and NZ Transport Agency regulatory compliance lead Steve Haszard says the Agency has agreed […]

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