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Safety double act at the New Zealand Car of the Year awards

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 9:35 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Two vehicles have taken top billing as the safest available on the Kiwi market at the 2015 New Zealand Car of the Year awards on Wednesday. Both the Hyundai Genesis sedan and the Volvo XC90 SUV have been named as the safest cars on the New Zealand ... More >>

People’s Choice voting opens – Which is YOUR car of the year

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 11:47 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Voting is now open for the 2015 New Zealand Car of the Year People’s Choice award. Together with autotrader.co.nz , the AA is offering the public a chance to pick its favourite out of the top 10 finalists for the New Zealand Car of the Year award. ... More >>

Top 10 summer swimming holes

Monday, 19 October 2015, 11:42 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

It’s a Kiwi summer tradition – grabbing your towel and togs and heading to wherever you can dip, dive and drop into some water, but where are the best places to go? More >>

AA gives social media star the key to Kiwi driving

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

As the weather warms up, so does the season of learner drivers getting behind the wheel. It can be nerve wracking for an average novice driver, but imagine having thousands of people watching you learn on national television! More >>

Car buyers: Exercise caution before handing over cash

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 10:24 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Everyone likes a bargain and getting a sweet deal on a new set of wheels can be cause for celebration, but be cautious before handing over cash. More >>

Popularity of new guide fuelled by pedal power

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:29 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 28 September 2015 Popularity of new guide fuelled by pedal power New Zealanders love their bikes and the speed at which the 2016 New Zealand Cycle Trail Guide has disappeared off shelves proves it. More >>

Summer holiday accommodation booking up fast

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:50 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

If you haven’t booked your summer holiday accommodation yet, you may be about to miss out on popular properties. More >>

Auckland Council getting ahead of itself - AA

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Auckland Council needs to come up with a better plan to solve Auckland’s transport problems before asking residents to pay more, the Automobile Association (AA) says. More >>

4-star ANCAPs: attention to structural integrity needed

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Both the 2014 Mini Cooper 3 and the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer fall short of a 5-star ANCAP rating after crash tests reveal the driver could be seriously injured due to a lack of structural protection. More >>

Compact Suzuki misses ANCAP 5 star safety target

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 11 February 2015 Compact Suzuki misses ANCAP 5 star safety target The New Zealand market will receive a higher spec version of the Suzuki Celerio than European customers, but not high enough to ensure it receives a top ANCAP safety ... More >>

Major road closure in Hutt Valley this weekend

Friday, 16 January 2015, 12:45 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 16 January 2015 Drivers warned of major road closure in Hutt Valley The AA is advising drivers in the Hutt Valley to be aware of a major road closure this weekend. More >>

Vehicle safety bar set high in 2014

Monday, 5 January 2015, 9:21 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

About 30 vehicles either in the New Zealand market, or about to be, have been awarded Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety ratings last year, with all but two receiving the highest rank possible including a record-breaking score. More >>

Renew your rego to July and save money

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 26 NOVEMBER 2014 Renew your rego to July and save money Vehicle owners shouldn’t renew their vehicle licences (“rego”) for 12 months, in order to save money ahead of forthcoming reductions in ACC levies, consumer groups say. More >>

Lower exchange rate means higher fuel prices

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 1 October 2014 PetrolWatch – September 2014 Lower exchange rate means higher fuel prices More >>

Steer clear of new vehicles with poor safety ratings

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:38 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Consumers need to be aware that they could be missing out on life saving technology if they opt for the cheapest, brand-new vehicles in some classes. More >>

Northland most popular Kiwi summer holiday region

Monday, 31 March 2014, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Northland is New Zealand’s most popular domestic summer holiday region capturing about 12% of the overnight visitor market during December to February and more than 14% of the total visitor nights. More >>

Too soon to look at extending lower speed tolerance - AA

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Talk of making the lower speed tolerance permanent is premature, says the Automobile Association. This Friday will see the conclusion of a major two-month advertising and enforcement campaign on speed where any vehicle exceeding the speed limit by ... More >>

ANCAP vehicle safety ratings best guide for car buyers

Friday, 24 January 2014, 1:51 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

The AA says new car buyers should not discount the value of a 5-star Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety rating attached to smaller cars despite the release of new information that suggest occupants face more risk in some crashes. ... More >>

Roadservice officers head to the beach

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 10:44 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

As New Zealand beachside populations swell during summer, so too has the number of calls to the AA from motorists stranded at the beach. More >>

2013 road toll another record breaker

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 11:03 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

The lowest annual road toll since 1950 is not due to any one change, says the Automobile Association. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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