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AA Directions welcomes surge in readership

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

21 June 2018 The AA is welcoming the latest Nielsen readership figures which show a surge in readers of New Zealand’s best-loved magazine AA Directions – which is now read by more than 900,000 Kiwis. More >>

Months of wary driving ahead

Monday, 18 June 2018, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

In June we celebrate both Matariki and the shortest day of the year (21 June), but Kiwis will still need to drive to winter conditions for several months with what is often the coldest time yet to come. More >>

Alarming increase in drugged driving deaths

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 10:49 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 14 June 2018 Alarming increase in drugged driving deaths More road deaths in 2017 involved drivers with drugs in their system than over the alcohol limit, figures obtained by the AA reveal. More >>

Mixed bag of results in latest ANCAP safety ratings

Monday, 21 May 2018, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

The two latest Alfa Romeo models have received top ratings, while the Citroen C3 has fallen short in the latest round of the Australasia New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety ratings. More >>

ATAP - proof of pudding will be in the eating

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

The AA welcomes today’s announcement of an updated transport strategy for Auckland, but says that the key question for Auckland AA Members is still to be answered: what will it do for congestion? More >>

Aucklanders still not sold on regional fuel tax – AA survey

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:08 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Aucklanders are yet to be convinced about the merits of a regional fuel tax, according to a new survey of more than 2300 Auckland AA Members. More >>

Consultation process has led to the best decision

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:36 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

The AA believes NZTA has made a good decision choosing Option 3, and pursuing a business case for the new Regional Freight Ring Road and a second bridge across the Manawatu River, to replace the Manawatu Gorge road. More >>

New AA service to help with household woes

Monday, 5 March 2018, 8:29 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Difficulty in finding a tradesperson has been a key catalyst for a new home emergency response service launched by the New Zealand Automobile Association (AA). More >>

Motorists need car safety information at point of sale

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

The latest update to the Used Car Safety Ratings guide reinforces the need for more information to be provided to buyers at the point of sale. More >>

Electric Vehicles to Share 2017 NZ Car of the Year Spotlight

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:29 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Electric vehicles to share 2017 NZ Car of the Year spotlight Electric vehicles have their own category for the first time in the 2017 New Zealand Car of the Year awards. More >>

AA Calls for Park and Ride Step-Change in Auckland

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:15 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

10,000 in 10 years: the AA calls for park and ride step-change in Auckland More >>

Safety is in the details for 5 star family cars

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:42 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

New Zealand’s love of SUVs continues to be fuelled with a healthy supply of 5 star rated ANCAP vehicles. Audi’s new Q2, Q5 including SQ5 variants, as well as 4x4 variants of the Skoda Kodiaq and Cooper D variants of the new Mini Countryman have ... More >>

Remember the simplest safety message this Easter - AA

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Remember the simplest safety message this Easter - AA The number of people dying on our roads has shown no improvement in the first three months of the year and it is horrific how many deaths could have been easily prevented, says the AA. More >>

Hyundai i20 falls short in latest ANCAP safety results

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

It’s a mixed bag of results in latest round of Australasian New Car Assessment Programme safety ratings. More >>

Compact SUV shines light on safety tech with 5 stars

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 10:01 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Due to hit the New Zealand market by May this year, Toyota’s latest offering is a compact SUV – the C-HR – which received a 5 star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). More >>

Holiday brains lead to lost keys and lock-ins

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 9:46 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Taking your car keys for a swim, leaving them in the bush, burying them in the boot under the groceries or giving them to the kids to play with – these are just a handful of the ways Kiwis managed to lock themselves out of their cars so far this ... More >>

Ford kicks off the year with a 5 star rating

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 10:46 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

The New Zealand SUV market has grown to include another 5 star ANCAP safety rated vehicle with the addition of the new Ford Escape. More >>

Commitment to Kaikoura coastal route provides certainty

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the existing State Highway 1 and rail corridor to the north and south of Kaikoura would be reconstructed, and that additional funding would be made available to speed up the process. More >>

Top cars for 2016 earn 5 star safety rating

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

New Zealand’s Car of the Year, the Mercedes Benz E-Class has added to its accolades earning a 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating. More >>

A summer of Must Do’s for Kiwi travellers

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Just in time for summer, AA Traveller has presented a freshly collated, vibrant collection of absolute Must-Do’s for Kiwi holidaymakers. More >>

 

 

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