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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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PNG government faces mounting pressure over Maseratis splurge

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Development, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, KB, Maserati, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Sri Lanka, Transport  /  Comments Off on PNG government faces mounting pressure over Maseratis splurge

One of the 40 Maseratis imported by Papua New Guinea for APEC 2018 … threatened two-day strike looms. Image: EMTV News By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea’s government is under mounting pressure to account for a purchase of 40 luxury vehicles for next month’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the […]

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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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O’Neill replies on Maseratis, shuns ‘racist’ critic as opponents call strike

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, Development, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Public tender, racism, Reports, Socio-Economics, State vehicles, Strikes, Transport, vietnam  /  Comments Off on O’Neill replies on Maseratis, shuns ‘racist’ critic as opponents call strike

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Papua New Guinean government will not spend any money on the purchase of 40 Maserati luxury sedans to be used to ferry APEC world leaders next month. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says all 40 Maserati executive vehicles being delivered to Papua New […]

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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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We are driving further and more than ever before

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on We are driving further and more than ever before

Source: Ministry of Transport More cars and a record year of travel shows Kiwis’ continued appetite for motor vehicles. Data released today by the Ministry of Transport shows 48.2 billion kilometres were driven on New Zealand roads over 2017 – a record high. The record is a six percent increase on 2016 and a 17 […]

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Update on work around recent bus crashes

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on Update on work around recent bus crashes

Source: Ministry of Transport The three recent serious bus crashes on New Zealand roads are tragic events that have impacted many people. Our thoughts are with all those that have been affected. The Ministry of Transport and the NZ Transport Agency will be examining the outcome of investigations into the three crashes by NZ Police, […]

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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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Istanbul, Turkey: Airport Opening

By   /  October 8, 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, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Istanbul, Turkey: Airport Opening

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Istanbul, Turkey: Airport Opening Istanbul’s new airport is scheduled to open on Monday 29 October 2018, with commercial flights transferred from Istanbul’s existing Ataturk International Airport (IST). In the period around the scheduled opening, flight delays and cancellations may occur and traffic congestion […]

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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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