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Plan Ahead To Stay Safe On School Holiday Journeys In Northland

Monday, 29 June 2020, 10:51 am | AA and NZTA

With the start of school holidays next week and winter weather starting to settle in, motorists in Auckland and Northland are reminded to adjust their driving to keep themselves and other road users safe. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency encourages ... More >>

Final phase of New Plymouth’s Vickers to City upgrade

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 4:23 pm | AA and NZTA

As the Vickers to City upgrade project moves into its final phase, New Plymouth motorists will notice road crews undertaking surfacing work at night from Wednesday 15 June. More >>

New Southland Highway Network Maintenance begins 1 March

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 11:27 am | AA and NZTA

A new $64 million, seven year contract covering the maintenance and operation of the NZ Transport Agency’s Southland state highway network, will start on Tuesday, 1 March. “This Network Outcomes Contract (NOC) signals a new era in the management ... More >>

NZTA Traffic Bulletin 6 December – 12 December 2015

Friday, 4 December 2015, 3:41 pm | AA and NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 11 December. ... More >>

SH1 and SH14 road surface improvements start next week

Monday, 2 November 2015, 3:37 pm | AA and NZTA

2 November 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Northland SH1 and SH14 road surface improvements start next week More >>

Kawarau Falls two-lane bridge tender announcement

Friday, 4 September 2015, 3:49 pm | AA and NZTA

Kawarau Falls, Queenstown, two-lane bridge tender announcement The NZ Transport Agency has awarded the contract for the new, two-lane Kawarau Falls Bridge to McConnell Dowell Constructors Ltd of Auckland. The contract is for the design and construction ... More >>

Work wrapping up on new King Country roundabout

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:32 pm | AA and NZTA

9 June 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Waikato & Bay of Plenty Work wrapping up on new King Country roundabout More >>

NZ Transport Agency Weekly Traffic Bulletin

Friday, 13 February 2015, 2:55 pm | AA and NZTA

13 February 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Auckland OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES 15 February – 21 February 2015 More >>

Slow down and be safe on the highways this summer

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 3:16 pm | AA and NZTA

Slow down and be safe on the highways this summer Motorists are being urged to allow extra time for their journeys this summer and to take care on Canterbury roads with a number of maintenance and safety projects underway throughout the region. The NZ ... More >>

Kairua Road closed to traffic today

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:57 am | AA and NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise that Kairua Road in Tauranga will be closed to through traffic between 9am and 4pm, today, Monday 21st July. Motorists are advised to use the alternative route via State Highway 2 (SH2) and Welcome Bay Road to allow ... More >>

Second Waitaki Bridge opens at Kurow

Sunday, 8 June 2014, 1:01 pm | AA and NZTA

Second Waitaki Bridge opens at Kurow The Waitaki Valley community turned out in force today (Saturday 7 June) to celebrate the opening of the second and last of the two new bridges that the NZ Transport Agency has built over the Waitaki River on State ... More >>

Arthur’s Pass re-opens to two-lane traffic

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 4:04 pm | AA and NZTA

Arthur’s Pass will re-open to two-lane traffic tomorrow (Friday 6 June), two weeks after 30,000 tonnes of rock and material fell onto State Highway 73, closing the road for three days. The NZ Transport Agency’s Senior Network Manager Mark Pinner ... More >>

Weekend operation checks taxi safety in Tauranga

Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 9:05 am | AA and NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Police carried out a joint enforcement operation to check the safety and operator compliance of taxis in Tauranga on Friday night.Operation Double Trouble included members of Tauranga Police, the NZTA’s taxi enforcement ... More >>

Good results for commercial van in crash tests

Monday, 20 July 2009, 12:45 pm | AA and NZTA

The Automobile Association and the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) are pleased that another commercial vehicle has scored a four star safety rating in the latest round of Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) crash testing. More >>