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Final design decided for Ōrākei Basin balustrade

By   /  December 14, 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 Final design decided for Ōrākei Basin balustrade

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is pleased to announce that following a second round of public feedback the design and materials of a replacement balustrade for the Ōrākei Basin boardwalk has been selected. The Ōrākei Basin boardwalk forms Section 3 of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path, a seven […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures 16–22 December 2018

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland overnight motorway closures, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures 16–22 December 2018

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 14 Dec 2018 10:06 am | 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, 21 December 2018. […]

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WoF alert – Sunnybrae Auto Services and Stephen Upson immediately suspended from issuing WoFs

By   /  December 13, 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 WoF alert – Sunnybrae Auto Services and Stephen Upson immediately suspended from issuing WoFs

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended Auckland-based vehicle inspector Stephen Upson and his inspecting organisation Sunnybrae Auto Services. In November this year, Mr Upson was found to have allowed two unauthorised people to carry out Warrant of Fitness inspections on his behalf. He also failed to correctly identify issues […]

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Lower speed limits Appleby Highway, Tasman District from 18 December

By   /  December 13, 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 Lower speed limits Appleby Highway, Tasman District from 18 December

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency In a joint effort to increase road safety in the Tasman District, the NZ Transport Agency is lowering speed limits on a busy stretch of State Highway 60 between Richmond and Motueka, in time for Christmas. The Tasman District Council is also lowering speeds on a number of adjoining roads […]

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Permanent changes to speed limits Kaikōura coast and Hundalees, SH1, to save lives

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Permanent changes to speed limits Kaikōura coast and Hundalees, SH1, to save lives

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Permanent changes to speed limits Kaikōura coast and Hundalees, SH1, to save lives “Following consultation with the community, we have decided to continue these speed limit reductions and extend some areas for lower speeds in the interests of road safety for everyone using these winding sections […]

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WoF alert – Beemac Motors Tokora and vehicle inspector Brian McEvoy immediately suspended

By   /  December 12, 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 WoF alert – Beemac Motors Tokora and vehicle inspector Brian McEvoy immediately suspended

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended vehicle inspector Mr Brian McEvoy and his inspecting organisation Beemac Motors in Tokoroa. The suspension notice was served today. Mr McEvoy is the sole vehicle inspector at Beemac Motors and has a long history of non-compliance. Recent reviews of his work identified further […]

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Tarewa Road in Whangārei closed to right turns for SH1 upgrade

By   /  December 12, 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 Tarewa Road in Whangārei closed to right turns for SH1 upgrade

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The upgrade of the Tarewa Road intersection with SH1 in Whangārei is stepping up a gear from next week. On Monday, 17 December the right turn into Tarewa Road from SH1 and the right turn out of Tarewa Road onto SH1 will close to all vehicles. The right turn closures […]

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NZTA announces selection of Ōtaki to north of Levin corridor

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  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 NZTA announces selection of Ōtaki to north of Levin corridor

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has announced that the preferred corridor for the new 24.2 kilometre Ōtaki to north of Levin road is one that runs closest to State Highway 1 and, in the northern section, alongside State Highway 57. The preferred corridor is a combination of two options that received […]

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Water mains to be turned off on Awapuni Road this Thursday

By   /  December 11, 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 Water mains to be turned off on Awapuni Road this Thursday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Tairāwhiti Roads has begun work to help reduce noise and vibration from traffic on Awapuni Road in Gisborne. General Manager Dave Hadfield says Phase 1 of this work involves moving fire hydrants between Grey Street and Roberts Road away from the driving lane to stop the noise created by tyres […]

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State Highway 29A closure later this week

By   /  December 11, 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 State Highway 29A closure later this week

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 29A (SH29A) between the Baypark and Te Maunga roundabouts in Tauranga will be closed from 8pm Friday, 14 December to 4am Monday, 17 December. This is part of the Baypark to Bayfair (Bay Link) project and detours will be in place along […]

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Digger cuts fibre optic cable on Whangārei intersection upgrade

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Digger cuts fibre optic cable on Whangārei intersection upgrade

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Digger cuts fibre optic cable on Whangārei intersection upgrade The Transport Agency’s Senior Manager Project Delivery, Chris Hunt says the incident happened mid- morning and early indications are that it could take four to six hours to repair the cable. The outage is affecting residential and […]

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NZ Transport Agency CEO steps down

By   /  December 11, 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 NZ Transport Agency CEO steps down

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency NZ Transport Agency CEO, Fergus Gammie today announced that he has tendered his resignation, which has been accepted by the Board. In making his decision, Mr Gammie said that by stepping aside he was hopeful that the necessary review and improvement of the regulatory function at the Transport Agency could […]

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Northland road crews push ahead with re-sealing programme

By   /  December 11, 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 Northland road crews push ahead with re-sealing programme

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Road crews in Northland are going all-out on state highway maintenance and have already completed nearly half their summer programme of road re-sealing. The NZ Transport Agency’s Northland System Manager Jacqui Hori-Hoult says 100 kilometres of highway resealing was completed across the Northland network by the end of November.  “Northland […]

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Mt Messenger bypass decision a major milestone

By   /  December 10, 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 Mt Messenger bypass decision a major milestone

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 10 Dec 2018 04:08 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency says the decision and recommendation released today by Independent Hearing Commissioner Stephen Daysh on the Mt Messenger Bypass Project granting the resource consents for the project and recommending to the NZ Transport Agency that the Notice of […]

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Route protection proceeds for Warkworth to Wellsford corridor

By   /  December 10, 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 Route protection proceeds for Warkworth to Wellsford corridor

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is completing the work necessary for designations to be put in place for a new road alignment between Warkworth and Wellsford. The Indicative Alignment for Warkworth to Wellsford, the second section of the Ara Tūhono Pūhoi to Wellsford project, is now available to view online.  Public […]

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Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holiday period

By   /  December 10, 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 Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holiday period

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency plans to close the clip-on lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge for annual maintenance over the Christmas – New Year holiday period. The two southbound clip-on lanes of the bridge will close early on Boxing Day for up to five days. The Shelly Beach Road off-ramp […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures 9–15 December 2018

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland overnight motorway closures, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures 9–15 December 2018

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 6 Dec 2018 11:16 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, 14th December 2018. […]

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Lane changes on Southern Motorway to allow new bridge construction

By   /  December 6, 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 Lane changes on Southern Motorway to allow new bridge construction

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that it’s changing the lane layout over the Pahurehure Inlet on the Southern Motorway (SH1), between Takinini and Papakura. Transport Agency Senior Manager Project Delivery, Chris Hunt says the lane changes will start on Monday, 10 December and be rolled out in stages over […]

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SH29A Barkes Corner roundabout metering to begin next week

By   /  December 6, 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 SH29A Barkes Corner roundabout metering to begin next week

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is reintroducing roundabout metering on SH29A Barkes Corner roundabout next week, to improve peak traffic flow. Bay of Plenty Transport System Manager Rob Campbell said the main change is that the traffic lights will have amber and red lights only – no green. “When we introduced […]

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Trial closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road extended

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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 Trial closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road extended

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and the Kāpiti Coast District Council are advising that following the first trial closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road on Friday 30 November, another temporary closure of the road will take place this Friday 7 December between 2pm and 7pm. The Transport Agency and the Kāpiti Coast […]

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