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  • New Zealand’s biggest and most complex roading project – Auckland’s Waterview Connection– is a step closer to completion with the NZ Transport Agency’s announcement, Friday, that it has chosen the preferred tenderer for the project’s construction.
    Article - 2011-08-21 19:00
  • Two hundred and fifty Canterbury students descended on Auckland today for the second part of Youthtown’s Break from the Quake camps. Youthtown has organised for more than 500 children aged 10-18 to escape the city over the school holidays for fun and adventurous ‘Break from the Quake’ camps in the North Island. Today Auckland campers will be given a tour of the newly installed Maori Waka at the Viaduct followed by a live, personalised performance from the Topp Twins at The Cloud followed by exclusive entry to the giant rugby ball on Queens Wharf.
    Article - 2011-10-18 09:00
  • Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as businesspeople are served a meal of advice. GETBA (Greater East Tamaki Business Association) is holding a business breakfast on Wednesday November 23. Speakers include Managing director of Mainfreight, Don Braid, who will outline the keys to success of the logistics multinational, and ASB chief economist, Nick Tuffey, will provide an economic update.
    Article - 2011-11-08 09:34
  • The government should postpone car emissions regulations planned for next year, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says the existing regulations – aimed at reducing the pollution produced by cars – are having exactly the opposite effect.
    Article - 2011-11-11 09:01
  • The NZ Transport Agency is reminding agricultural contractors they can again apply for a work time variation to complete critical agricultural operations this season. The variation enables the completion of critical agricultural tasks including harvesting. An allowance is also made for tasks such as preparing for planting or spraying a crop. 
    Article - 2011-12-23 18:00
  • The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) wants to hear from Kiwi motorcyclists on a new guide being developed to help authorities make roads and roadsides safer for riders. The draft Safer Journeys for Motorcycling guide has been prepared with input from MOTO NZ (the Motorcycle Safety Levy Advisory Council), road controlling authorities, and the ACC.
    Article - 2012-01-10 17:00
  • The NZ Transport Agency is reminding young drivers that practical driving tests are about to get a lot harder. The NZTA has been working for several months to develop a longer and more challenging restricted driving practical test to improve the safety of young and novice drivers as part of the Government’s Safer Journeys road safety strategy.
    Article - 2012-01-27 14:00
  • The NZ Transport Agency welcomes and applauds Vodafone's texting innovation to improve safety on the country's roads. “Texting while driving became illegal two years ago but it remains a significant and unwelcome cause of too many crashes, so it’s great to see Vodafone’s initiative giving people another option to make a safe choice when they are travelling,” says the NZTA’s Chief Executive, Geoff Dangerfield.
    Article - 2012-02-02 13:00
  • The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says a multi-media public awareness campaign will kick off next month to ensure that drivers are aware of changes to New Zealand's give way rules which come into force from 5am on Sunday March 25. NZTA Chief Executive Geoff Dangerfield said publicity around the rule changes was being carefully timed in order to ensure maximum awareness of the changes, while at the same time minimising the risk of drivers starting to apply the new rules too early.
    Article - 2012-02-09 14:00
  • The NZ Transport Agency is urging young drivers and their parents to put in plenty of practice before booking appointments to sit tougher on-road driving tests being introduced from next week. The NZTA has been working for several months to develop a new and more challenging on-road test for learner drivers entering the restricted licensing phase. The new practical test aims to improve the safety of young and novice drivers as part of the Government’s Safer Journeys road safety strategy.
    Article - 2012-02-20 15:00