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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 >>

Watch out when filling up at truckstops

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 10:37 am | Automobile Association

2 August 2016 Watch out when filling up at truckstops The Automobile Association is warning motorists to be extra vigilant when buying fuel at truckstops, after several catastrophic incidents with people inadvertently filling up with Diesel Exhaust Fluid. ... More >>

Seniors set to get free AA coaching session

Monday, 1 August 2016, 10:48 am | Automobile Association

Advances in health care and technology mean New Zealanders are living and driving for longer, but how do we ensure that the driving we’re doing in our golden years is up to speed? The AA is set to roll out a solution. More >>

Buyers get safety and value with latest ANCAP rated vehicles

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 3:52 pm | Automobile Association

Consumers expecting to pay big bucks for the latest safety technologies will find their dollar goes further with the affordable 2015 Kia Optima, which has just been awarded a 5 star ANCAP safety rating. The sedan comes equipped with a raft of safety ... More >>

Padding out the school holiday winter to-do list

Monday, 11 July 2016, 9:53 am | Automobile Association

Colder months usually see New Zealanders rug up, all except the people who know how to make the most of it. They’re inspiring the rest of us in the winter issue of AA Directions. More >>

New Subaru launches with a 5 star safety win

Monday, 27 June 2016, 9:33 am | Automobile Association

Subaru has two things to celebrate today. Alongside the launch of the Subaru Levorg in the New Zealand market, Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has also awarded the car a 5 star safety rating. More >>

New rural highway safety programme will save lives - AA

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:16 am | Automobile Association

The Government’s significant new investment in improving New Zealand’s highest risk rural highways is a great day for road safety, says the Automobile Association. More >>

Popular sports car punches above its weight for safety

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:17 pm | Automobile Association

Popular sports car and 2015 New Zealand Car of the Year finalist, the Mazda MX-5, has been awarded a 5 star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). The 2015 model is an improvement on its 4 star predecessor and has one of ... More >>

AA Traveller welcomes additional Cycle Trail funding

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:11 pm | Automobile Association

AA Traveller welcomes the government’s increased commitment to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail with an additional $25 million in funding over the next four years. More >>

Electric vehicles package will increase choice for motorists

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 3:42 pm | Automobile Association

Media Release: 5 May 2016 Electric vehicles package will increase choice for motorists The AA welcomes the Minister of Transport’s announcement today of a package of initiatives to promote the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand. “With our ... More >>

Long weekend traffic nightmares avoidable

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 3:17 pm | Automobile Association

Long weekend traffic nightmares avoidable says AA Traveller You’ve booked the rooms, figured out the activities and know where you’re eating this long weekend, but how will you avoid the frustratingly slow holiday traffic? More >>

 

 

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