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Labour Weekend: there and back again safely in the South Island

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Labour Weekend: there and back again safely in the South Island

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Ahead of the three-day Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers of a useful tool that shows predicted traffic flows at particular times, based on previous years’ travel patterns. It can be found at www.nzta.govt.nz/holidayjourneys “Holiday weekends are always busy across the South Island so congestion and delays are […]

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Locals invited to find out about safety improvements planned for SH5 in Waikato

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  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 Locals invited to find out about safety improvements planned for SH5 in Waikato

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is holding a series of drop-in sessions next week (23-26 October) to talk the community through planned safety improvements on State Highway 5 between Wairakei and the State Highway 5/State Highway 38 intersection, near Rainbow Mountain. State Highway 5 at Waiotapu Construction of the northern section […]

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NZTA launches 0800 number for vehicle safety concerns and compliance issues

By   /  October 18, 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 NZTA launches 0800 number for vehicle safety concerns and compliance issues

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 18 Oct 2018 10:52 am | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has set up a new, independently monitored 0800 number for industry workers or members of the public to provide information or raise concerns with vehicle certification work or other compliance issues. “0800 468 244 is free to […]

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Motorists intending to go away for Labour Weekend are encouraged to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  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 Motorists intending to go away for Labour Weekend are encouraged to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has developed a tool that shows predicted traffic flow across popular journeys based on travel patterns from previous years. It can be found at www.nzta.govt.nz/holidayjourneys. “Holiday weekends are always busy across Waikato and Bay of Plenty so congestion and delays are inevitable in peak times. But […]

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Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path – connecting land and sea consultation on designs for Section 2 and balustrade options for Section 3

By   /  October 18, 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 Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path – connecting land and sea consultation on designs for Section 2 and balustrade options for Section 3

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport are asking for public feedback to help finalise designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path. Consultation is now open for Section 2 of the path which starts at the intersection of St Johns Road and St Heliers […]

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NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport call for public feedback on designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path

By   /  October 17, 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 NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport call for public feedback on designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport are asking for public feedback to help finalise designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path. Consultation is now open for Section 2 of the path which starts at the intersection of St Johns Road and St Heliers […]

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Temporary closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road to through traffic this Friday

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Lower North Island, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Temporary closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road to through traffic this Friday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Paekākāriki Hill Road will be closed temporarily to through traffic this Friday afternoon of Labour Holiday Weekend, 19 October from noon and finishing at around 9pm or when traffic eases on State Highway 1. The NZ Transport Agency in collaboration with NZ Police, Kapiti Coast District and Porirua City Council […]

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Works package to begin on State Highway 35

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  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 Works package to begin on State Highway 35

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to allow extra time for their journeys over the long weekend, with minor delays expected on SH35 between Okitu and Tolaga Bay. Preparation works for resealing the road will take place on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October. Construction on State Highways is […]

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Action underway as NZTA compliance investigation progresses

By   /  October 16, 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 Action underway as NZTA compliance investigation progresses

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency NZ Transport Agency Chief Executive Fergus Gammie says 63 of the 152 high priority compliance files being closely investigated for any safety issues have now been assessed. The files were identified by law firm Meredith Connell, who were engaged by the NZTA Board in September to review and strengthen the […]

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Plan ahead for a safe and stress-free Labour Weekend on the road

By   /  October 16, 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 Plan ahead for a safe and stress-free Labour Weekend on the road

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists intending to go away for Labour Weekend are encouraged to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays on congested motorways. The NZ Transport Agency has developed a tool that shows predicted traffic flow across popular journeys based on travel patterns from previous years. It can be found at […]

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Ōhau Point, north of Kaikōura, safe stopping area open ahead of Labour Weekend

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ōhau Point, north of Kaikōura, safe stopping area open ahead of Labour Weekend

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Less than two years after 2016’s devastating Kaikōura Earthquake, the new Ōhau Point safe stopping area will open on Thursday this week, 18 October, ahead of Labour Weekend. The North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) team has worked hard to stabilise slopes, design and install the sea walls and to […]

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Busy summer roadworks season for the West Coast

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Busy summer roadworks season for the West Coast

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency While consistent summer weather may seem a little way off, the NZ Transport Agency has started its annual summer road maintenance programme on the South Island’s West Coast. Transport Agency System Manager Pete Connors says the works programme has started with rebuilding, resurfacing, and other road maintenance work starting across […]

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NZTA reviewing regulatory compliance and getting tough on enforcement

By   /  October 15, 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 NZTA reviewing regulatory compliance and getting tough on enforcement

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has an extensive review of compliance files underway and is toughening up its enforcement regime. An increase in the number of suspensions and other legal action is expected to follow as a result of review findings to date. In late September the NZ Transport Agency Board […]

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State highway 1 at Pūhoi reopens after fatal crash

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on State highway 1 at Pūhoi reopens after fatal crash

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 12 Oct 2018 02:43 pm | NZ Transport Agency Traffic is flowing again in both directions on State Highway 1 north of Auckland after the road was closed for nearly five hours by a fatal crash between a car and truck just north of Pūhoi. Throughout the day the Transport […]

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Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland The journey of just over 140 kms usually takes about 2 hours by car but the transporter takes three and a half hours negotiating the route up State Highway 1 and along SH12 to Matakohe. The transporter […]

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Travellers advised to use SH16 after fatal crash closes SH1 near Pūhoi

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Travellers advised to use SH16 after fatal crash closes SH1 near Pūhoi

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 12 Oct 2018 12:13 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 1 north of Pūhoi is closed in both directions after a fatal crash and motorists should expect significant delays. Travellers heading south to Auckland are advised to take SH16 from Wellsford and drivers […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures 14–20 October 2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Auckland overnight motorway closures, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures 14–20 October 2018

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, 19th October 2018. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every […]

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Fatal crash closes State Highway 1 north of Pūhoi

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Fatal crash closes State Highway 1 north of Pūhoi

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 12 Oct 2018 10:50 am | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 north of Pūhoi is closed in both directions after a fatal crash. The crash involving a car and a truck happened between Pūhoi and Mahurangi West Road. It’s not clear when the […]

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Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits In December 2017, when SH1 re-opened after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquakes, an emergency speed limit of 80km/h in the areas north and south of Kaikōura was put in place on sections of the highway between the Clarence River (north of […]

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Upcoming road works on SH1 between Waipara and Amberley

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Upcoming road works on SH1 between Waipara and Amberley

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Upcoming road works on SH1 between Waipara and Amberley From October until late November, the NZ Transport Agency is installing roadside technology to screen the weight of heavy vehicles. This work includes installing weigh scales in the road, automatic number plate recognition cameras, and electronic signs […]

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