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AA calls for please explain on price rises

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 3:04 pm | Automobile Association

The Automobile Association is calling for fuel companies to explain to motorists why the national price of fuel rose 5 cents per litre during January, despite no increase in commodity prices or a drop in the exchange rate. More >>

ANCAP 2 star safety rating for Ford Mustang

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 9:19 am | Automobile Association

There’s no denying the popularity of the Ford Mustang in New Zealand. Pre-launch hype generated a significant buzz with those keen to buy an all-American right-hand drive muscle car. More >>

AA Traveller’s favourite family beaches

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:44 pm | Automobile Association

Packing the car full of kids, stuff and maybe the dog can be an ordeal, but the hardest part is finding somewhere everyone actually wants to go. More >>

Latest ratings shed light on commitment to safety

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:31 am | Automobile Association

Toyota has reenergised its Avensis with a number of safety upgrades earning it a 5 star ANCAP safety rating. More >>

Kiwis identify the best spots for when you’ve just got to go

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 3:41 pm | Automobile Association

Fresh cut flowers, the existence of toilet paper (as opposed to none), art, architecture, music and even attendants also make for a memorable pitstop. More >>

Avoid becoming a road crash statistic these holidays

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 12:34 pm | Automobile Association

The AA says you can reduce your chances of becoming a road crash statistic this holiday season with some simple steps to prepare yourself and your car for the drive. More >>

Don’t rely on luck – AA’s call to motorists this summer

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 10:11 am | Automobile Association

Media Release: Wednesday 21 December 2016 Don’t rely on luck – AA’s call to motorists this summer You’re on the motorway surrounded in traffic when suddenly your car breaks down – what do you do? For many people their first instinct is ... More >>

12 Days of Christmas...safety

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:28 pm | Automobile Association

Auckland, 13 December 2016 – Christmas holidays can either be fabulous or fraught, so here are 12 ways to keep your belongings safe and yourself stress-free from AA Insurance. More >>

Puhoi to Warkworth a vital step forward for Northland

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 3:31 pm | Automobile Association

Media Release: 8 DECEMBER 2016 Puhoi to Warkworth a vital step forward for Northland The AA is delighted that construction is officially underway on the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway extension – a project which will deliver huge benefits for Northland by ... More >>

Nod to the future with Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 11:42 am | Automobile Association

Cutting-edge technology alongside world-class styling and an ultimate driving experience has helped the Mercedes-Benz E-Class to pole position at the 2016 New Zealand Car of the Year awards tonight (Wednesday 7 December). More >>

Commerce Commission’s stance on OTAs weak – AA

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 10:59 am | Automobile Association

The Commerce Commission’s acceptance of a partial concession by two global online travel agent (OTAs) giants to amend contracts with their Kiwi clients does little to benefit tourism in New Zealand. More >>

Which is YOUR NZ Car of the Year?

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 9:29 am | Automobile Association

Voting is now open for 2016 New Zealand Car of the Year People’s Choice award. More >>

AA Traveller intensifies focus on domestic travel

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 1:14 pm | Automobile Association

More information, more experiences, more choices and easier ways to book New Zealand accommodation and activities will soon be unveiled to travellers. More >>

Seatbelt deaths a senseless tragedy

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 12:37 pm | Automobile Association

People not wearing seat belts and dying on our roads has to stop, says New Zealand’s leading road safety organisation the Automobile Association. "It's hard to believe that heading into Labour weekend in 2016 we would still need to be urging every person ... More >>

Five healthy habits to pick up this summer

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 2:22 pm | Automobile Association

19 October 2016 Five healthy habits to pick up this summer It’s the time of year where toning and detoxing becomes part of the everyday, but will it make you feel good in the long term? AA Directions has pulled together a guide to wellness for ... More >>

Sad milestone for 2016 road toll

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 10:18 am | Automobile Association

11 October 2016 Sad milestone for 2016 road toll With 81 days still to go in the year the number of people killed on our roads is now more than the entire 2013 road toll. “In 2013 New Zealand had a record low road toll of 253 deaths but since then ... More >>

Auckland transport strategy has the tick – just do it

Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:11 am | Automobile Association

The AA says that yesterday’s release of the final report of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) is a major milestone in Auckland transport planning, and is calling on the Government and Auckland Council to now start delivering the transport ... More >>

Safe cars don’t cost an arm and a leg

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 9:44 am | Automobile Association

Safe cars don’t cost an arm and a leg according to latest safety rating guide More >>

New interlock approach the best way to stop drink drivers

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 3:07 pm | Automobile Association

New interlock approach the best way to stop drink drivers The Government’s intention to make alcohol interlocks mandatory for many drink drivers is a much-needed advancement to keep innocent people safe on the roads. More >>

Proceed with caution on congestion charging – AA Members

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 9:44 am | Automobile Association

3 AUGUST 2016 Proceed with caution on congestion charging – AA Members Auckland AA Members open to the idea of congestion charging, but they are not yet ready to sign up to it. That’s the main finding of a new survey of Auckland AA Members, ... More >>

 

 

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