Sunday, May 26, 2024

Roads & Transport

Next stage for quake-damaged New Brighton key route

Christchurch City Council says fixing earthquake damage and emergency resilience for the key route in and out of New Brighton is now a step...

Waikato onboard with Te Huia trial funding

Waikato Regional Council has welcomed the NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi Board decision to support the continued trial of Te Huia - the passenger...

Govt drives forward with Roads of Regional Significance

The Government has today launched Roads of Regional Significance, with programme to sit alongside Roads of National Significance as part of its plan to...

Botanic Garden route boosts Wellington pedal power

Street changes between Wellington's Botanic Garden ki Paekākā and the waterfront show that more people are making the move to pedal power and feeling...

Cyclone-hit bridge clean up begins

Hastings District Council is working to remove damaged sections of Brookfields Bridge from the Tutaekuri River waterway as part of ongoing repairs to the...

Two-year review finds Te Huia on track

A two-year review of the Waikato to Auckland passenger rail service, Te Huia, has found it has delivered or is close to delivering on...

Transporting NZ calls on Govt to fast-track roads consent

Transporting New Zealand is urging the Government to put the Roads of National Significance (RONs) at the centre of its impending Fast-track Approvals Bill. The...

Slow down around Hamilton schools

Drivers are being urged to pay extra attention when students return for the start of Term Two this week, with new 30km/h speed limits...

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...

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...

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...