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Rock Stabilisation Nevis Bluff, Queenstown Lakes District, Late January To May

Press Release – NZTA

The Aspiring Highways team, working for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, will begin rock stabilisation work on the Nevis Bluff, SH6, next week. Read more »

SH1 CHRISTCHURCH – CARMEN ROAD – Emergency Repairs – Delays Expected

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route if possible while work is underway to repair a sewer at the Carmen Road, Buchanan Road intersection. Read more »

New Year Work On Otago’s Outram/Middlemarch Highway

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency crews will be working on SH87, the Outram to Middlemarch highway, inland from Dunedin, this January. Road users will face delays up to 40 minutes while the work is being completed ahead of the new school term. Read more »

ChargeNet Opens Northland’s First Hyper-rapid (300kW) Charging Location

Press Release – ChargeNet

Electric vehicles (EV) can now ‘fill up’ at Gull Kaiwaka. ChargeNet, New Zealand’s largest EV charging network, has opened Northland’s first hyper-rapid (300kW) charging location, just in time for the holiday season. The charging location joins the existing hyper-rapid sites at Bombay and Taupō, as well as an additional 250 rapid charging stations across the country. Read more »

Enquiries ongoing into Invercargill serious crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police continue their enquiries into a serious crash in Invercargill on 
Saturday, 18 December.

The single vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Tay Street and Clyde 
Street in the early hours of Saturday morning. Read more »

Tay St, Invercargill, 11 Day Closure This Coming January, 2022

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Invercargill people are getting early notice of some key highway maintenance and re-sealing work for eleven days in January in the town’s Tay St (also SH1). Read more »

Contract For Christchurch Mechanical Rail Hub Awarded

Press Release – KiwiRail

A new rail mechanical facility in Christchurch will support more than a hundred of construction jobs and help ensure efficient rail services for the South Island, KiwiRail Acting Group Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. Read more »

Air New Zealand Reunites Aucklanders With Aotearoa

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is ready to welcome Aucklanders back to the skies and reconnect them with the rest of Aotearoa, after more than 120 days of the city’s border being in place. Read more »

More Space And Comfort Available For Domestic Travellers At Queenstown Airport’s Manaia Lounge

Press Release – Planebiz

This summer, locals and visitors departing on domestic flights from Queenstown Airport will have the option of enjoying extra space and comfort in the Manaia Lounge, usually reserved for international travellers. Read more »

Tour And Coach Industry In Danger Of Imminent Collapse

Press Release – Bus and Coach Association

The Labour government recently provided clarity on border openings, with plans to open New Zealand’s domestic borders in December, then international borders in early 2022. With this clarity, many, including Labour, hope that the challenges businesses have experienced over the last 18 months will just disappear. Read more »

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