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Time for the truth about Auckland’s congestion problem

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:19 am | AA Media Centre

A new report from the AA shows that congestion levels in Auckland over the next decade could be a lot worse than the Government is saying, and the AA is calling on Auckland’s next Mayor and central government to be clear with the public about ... More >>

NZ follows global lead with speed camera trials and signage

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:34 am | AA Media Centre

Two trials of average speed cameras and warning signs are good moves to explore fairer and more effective ways of helping drivers stick to the speed limit, says the AA. The Government today announced that in 2019 it will trial average speed cameras ... More >>

Family favourite gets 5 star safety rating

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 11:06 am | AA Media Centre

The next generation of the Holden Commodore will hit the New Zealand market this month with a 5 star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). More >>

SUV competition heats up with latest ANCAP ratings

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 9:15 am | AA Media Centre

Competition is strong within the New Zealand SUV market and with the latest release of 5 star ANCAP ratings for the BMW X1 and the new Volkswagen Tiguan. More >>

Domestic NZ travel opens up with AA Traveller sale

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 10:30 am | AA Media Centre

Domestic NZ travel opens up with AA Traveller Great Spot sale AA Traveller is putting domestic travel on sale for the next few months – and there’s a very good reason. Tourism has been booming over the last year with international arrivals up more than ... More >>

NZ Golf Tourism Set to Get Trans-Tasman Boost

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 4:31 pm | AA Media Centre

NZ Golf Tourism Set to Get Trans-Tasman Boost Golf tourism in New Zealand is set to get a boost after the launch of the Great NZ Golf Guide, a new AA Traveller/Tourism New Zealand partner publication that will highlight the very best New Zealand has ... More >>

Pump prices should be falling

Monday, 5 October 2015, 3:43 pm | AA Media Centre

Fuel prices rose 6 cents per litre during September, after commodity prices rose early in the month. But the AA says retail prices should now be falling again, after a slight improvement in the New Zealand exchange rate. “In the AA’s view, when ... More >>

Masterton holiday park tops in hospitality

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 10:02 pm | AA Media Centre

Masterton holiday park tops in hospitality It was countless examples of sacrifices made for guests that won Mawley Holiday Park in Masterton the AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award tonight at the Holiday Parks Conference in Auckland. More >>

East West Connections option ticks all the boxes – AA

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 2:21 pm | AA Media Centre

East West Connections option ticks all the boxes – AA The AA says that the preferred option identified by NZTA and Auckland Transport for the East West Connections project – which will improve connectivity into, out of and through the Onehunga-Penrose ... More >>

Kia hits five-stars with latest Sorento

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 9:21 am | AA Media Centre

Kia has achieved an outstanding 5-star ANCAP rating for its new Sorento released last month. The four-door large SUV reached a near perfect ANCAP score and performed well in its crash tests offering good occupant protection. AA General Manager Motoring ... More >>

Heritage Hotel Group signs up with AA Traveller

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 2:08 pm | AA Media Centre

Heritage Hotel Group signs up with AA Traveller Heritage Hotel Management and AA Traveller are excited to announce a new partnership that provides more than 1.4 million AA Members competitive pricing for a full range of Heritage Group Hotels. Twenty ... More >>

AA tows around the world 16 times in 80 days

Monday, 19 January 2015, 8:20 pm | AA Media Centre

In 2014, the AA’s towing contractors travelled a whopping combined 2.7 million kilometres, taking into account driving to the job, completing the tow and then returning to base. More >>

AA Traveller launches fresh 101 Must Do’s for summer

Monday, 20 October 2014, 3:32 pm | AA Media Centre

Summer is coming and AA Traveller’s 101 Must-Do’s list is back with a new special compilation to help more of us find a few new holiday gems to enjoy. More >>

Honda Accord's modifications rewarded with top safety rating

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 2:02 pm | AA Media Centre

The Honda Accord has advanced to the top class having achieved a 5-star Australian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety rating following design improvements to lower the risk of injury. More >>

AA welcomes additional investment in safe urban cycleways

Monday, 18 August 2014, 3:07 pm | AA Media Centre

AA welcomes additional investment in safe urban cycleways The AA welcomes announcements today of an extra investment of $100 million to accelerate safe cycleways in urban centres. AA General Manager Motoring Affairs Mike Noon says this investment benefits ... More >>

Motel newbies earn top AA Traveller hospitality award

Friday, 1 August 2014, 9:43 am | AA Media Centre

Motel newbies earn top AA Traveller hospitality award Great customer service was the aim of the game for new moteliers Richard and Clare Gallagher on opening the Argent Motor Lodge in 2012 and winning this year’s AA Traveller Supreme Host of ... More >>

Domestic visitor nights dip as winter bites

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 3:24 pm | AA Media Centre

Domestic visitor nights dip as winter bites Domestic travel slowed in May with visitor nights dipping 27% to 4.9 million against 6.8 million during April. During April, Kiwis took advantage of school holidays combined with the public holidays around ... More >>

AA says diesel prices too high

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 3:05 pm | AA Media Centre

Fuel prices down and then up, but AA says diesel prices too high Petrol and diesel prices increased during May, but the AA says retailers should be cutting diesel prices, not raising them. After fuel prices rose slightly during April, they fell 2-3 cents ... More >>

NZ road safety campaigner given international award

Monday, 2 September 2013, 4:25 pm | AA Media Centre

NZ road safety campaigner given international award The Automobile Association is paying tribute to researcher Gerald Waters, who has been recognised with a prestigious global award for his efforts to reduce impaired driving on New Zealand roads. More >>

AA welcomes changes to WoF system

Sunday, 27 January 2013, 12:49 pm | AA Media Centre

The NZ Automobile Association is welcoming the government’s decision to reduce the frequency of the Warrant of Fitness (WoF) inspection. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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