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Retrofitted seatbelt safety alert

Friday, 19 October 2018, 4:20 pm | NZTA

Retrofitted seatbelt safety alert The NZ Transport Agency is urging vehicle owners who have retrofitted seatbelts to check the labels on their seatbelts following safety concerns leading to a recall. Seatbelts imported by Business Ventures Limited (BVL) ... More >>

Labour Weekend: there and back again safely

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:18 pm | NZTA

Labour Weekend: there and back again safely in the South Island Ahead of the three-day Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers of a useful tool that shows predicted traffic flows at particular times, based on previous years’ travel ... More >>

Labour Weekend: there and back again safely in South Island

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:09 pm | NZTA

Ahead of the three-day Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers of a useful tool that shows predicted traffic flows at particular times, based on previous years’ travel patterns. It can be found at www.nzta.govt.nz/holidayjourneys ... More >>

NZTA launches 0800 number for vehicle safety concerns

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 11:11 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has set up a new, independently monitored 0800 number for industry workers or members of the public to provide information or raise concerns with vehicle certification work or other compliance issues. More >>

Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path Consultation

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 4:45 pm | NZTA

Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path – connecting land and sea Consultation on designs for Section 2 and balustrade options for Section 3 More >>

Plan ahead for a safe and stress-free Labour Weekend

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 4:34 pm | NZTA

Motorists intending to go away for Labour Weekend are encouraged to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays on congested motorways. More >>

Action underway as NZTA compliance investigation progresses

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 4:02 pm | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency Chief Executive Fergus Gammie says 63 of the 152 high priority compliance files being closely investigated for any safety issues have now been assessed. More >>

Ōhau Point safe stopping area open ahead of Labour Weekend

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 3:45 pm | NZTA

Less than two years after 2016’s devastating Kaikōura Earthquake, the newŌhau Point safe stopping area will open on Thursday this week, 18 October, ahead of Labour Weekend. More >>

Busy summer roadworks season for the West Coast

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:49 am | NZTA

While consistent summer weather may seem a little way off, the NZ Transport Agency has started its annual summer road maintenance programme on the South Island’s West Coast. Transport Agency System Manager Pete Connors says the works programme ... More >>

NZTA getting tough on enforcement

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:09 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has an extensive review of compliance files underway and is toughening up its enforcement regime. An increase in the number of suspensions and other legal action is expected to follow as a result of review findings to date. More >>

Matakohe Bridge Beams Make The Long Haul From Auckland

Friday, 12 October 2018, 2:07 pm | NZTA

Four of the 30 concrete beams for Bridge No.2 across the Matakohe River have been delivered this week, with the transporter making daily trips from Ranui in west Auckland to the construction site. More >>

Fatal crash closes SH1 near Pūhoi

Friday, 12 October 2018, 12:19 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 1 north of Pūhoi is closed in both directions after a fatal crash and motorists should expect significant delays. More >>

Fatal crash closes State Highway 1 north of Puhoi

Friday, 12 October 2018, 11:03 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 north of Puhoi is closed in both directions after a fatal crash. More >>

Woodend township safety issues: drop in session

Friday, 12 October 2018, 10:33 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is investigating how State Highway 1 through Woodend, in North Canterbury, could be made safer and community connections improved. More >>

Overnight repairs Bealey Bridge, Waimakariri River

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:29 pm | NZTA

People who drive between the West Coast and Canterbury, on State Highway 73, will have up to 50 minute delays from this Sunday night, 14 October, between 8 pm and 6 am. More >>

Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 11:24 am | NZTA

Consultation with the community on proposed speed limits for State Highway One both north and south of Kaikōura by the New Zealand Transport Agency has begun. In December 2017, when SH1 re-opened after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquakes, an emergency speed ... More >>

Upcoming road works on SH1 between Waipara and Amberley

Friday, 5 October 2018, 4:27 pm | NZTA

North Canterbury road users who travel on State Highway 1 between Waipara and Amberley will notice road works around the Glasnevin weigh station in coming days. More >>

Delays on North Canterbury’s State Highway 7

Friday, 5 October 2018, 3:36 pm | NZTA

Motorists travelling on North Canterbury’s State Highway 7 between Waipara and Waikari are advised to expect delays over the coming months as work ramps up on a $3.5 million safety upgrade. More >>

Quake construction workers village slowly on the move

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 3:27 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has started the sale-by-tender process for the temporary accommodation village used by crew working on the Kaikōura earthquake recovery. More >>

Makarora Bridge closed overnights from Sunday night

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 3:13 pm | NZTA

Makarora Bridge, SH6, part of Haast Pass highway - night work, closed overnights from Sunday night and next week More >>

 

 

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