Thursday, April 25, 2024

Infrastructure

Responsibility for old SH1 transferred to Kāpiti council

NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) Waka Kotahi has today handed over responsibility for the old State Highway 1 (SH1) between Poplar Avenue (Raumati) and Peka...

Final stage of Wānaka active pathway gets underway

Wānaka’s new pathway is nearly complete, with construction underway on sections of the final stage of Queenstown Lakes District Council's 'Schools to Pool' active...

Transfer of Northland IQP register to Auckland Council proposed

A proposal to transfer the administration of Northland's Independent Qualified Person (IQP) Register from Whangārei District Council (WDC) to Auckland Council is now open...

Hamilton boosts all-day parking spots

Five new $6 all-day paid parking locations are being introduced by Hamilton City Council on sections of Tainui Street, Hill Street, Victoria Street, and...

Beauty of historic Christchurch council chambers restored

For the first time in more than 10 years, the ornate detail of Christchurch’s Old Municipal Chambers are on full view following the removal...

New crossing raises bar for Karori seniors

The residents and staff of the Huntleigh Home and Apartments community in the Wellington suburb of Karori are celebrating a new raised crossing, which...

New parking scheme for Wellington suburbs

Wellington City Council has announced a new parking scheme will be rolled out from 24 June in Newtown and Berhampore to better manage existing...

Waikato council puts brakes on public transport fare hikes

With Government subsidies for age-based public transport fares due to end on 30 April, Waikato Regional Council has today announced it will maintain current...

New speed limits for Kāpiti school zones

Kāpiti Coast District Council says new variable 30km/h speed limits around 13 Kāpiti schools will be up and running by June.  Installation of new 30km/h...

Cambridge bridge location diverted

Waipā District Council has taken the potential location for a third bridge in Cambridge off the table and extended the timeframe for people to...

Norsewood water treatment plant works flow

The planned upgrade to the Norsewood water treatment plant, aimed at enhancing water quality, is progressing well and remains on schedule, with works set...

Major work to renew Masterton roundabout

Masterton District Council is taking advantage of the school holidays to carry out major renewal work on the Renall Street-Ngaumutawa Road roundabout, which will...

Long tunnel on drawing board for Wellington

The Government has asked NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to consider and provide advice on a Long Tunnel option for Wellington, Transport Minister Simeon Brown...

Planning underway for Roads of National Significance delivery

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has signalled its proposed delivery approach for the Government’s 15 Roads of National Significance (RoNS), with the release of...

Queenstown roading upgrades begin

Construction has kicked off a $250 million upgrade to State Highway 6/6A (SH6/6A) in Queenstown. Transport Minister Simeon Brown says the works will boost economic growth,...