Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency says it has been able to reopen most Southland and Otago highways after clearing snow.
The final closed section of State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson is expected to open at 1pm today, with temporary measures in place including speed restrictions and traffic controls.
Challenging driving conditions could continue all this week across the South Island, warns Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will drop the speed limit on State Highway 73 and 75 between Christchurch and Akaroa in early September.
The closure begins at Hollyford Road and will remain in place all day Monday 18 July.
Significant progress” is being made on restoring 460km of Marlborough’s road network following floods that affected the region last year.
KiwiRail and Auckland Transport have named the three new stations to be built along the South Auckland rail network between Papakura and Pukekohe.
Budget 2022 has allocated $661.5m for rail, including $312.3m to restore the national rail network and $349.2m to continue KiwiRail’s fleet modernisation.
Glenbrook Vintage Railway will bring the second of its seven steam locomotives back online in the next month.
Access to Kenepuru Road between the Water Tank slip and Sandy Bay in the Marlborough Sounds will open to restricted public access from Friday 11 March.
Wellington’s iconic Cable Car is celebrating its 120 years today with a limited-edition chocolate bar and 120 hidden golden tickets offering a free ride.
A new pay deal that increases hourly pay rates and allowances for workers at KiwiRail has been approved.
Domestic passengers flying into Auckland Airport from 15 December will be able to use a $160m new road system.
KiwiRail says the resignation was in response to reports about his leadership style – allegations Miller denies.
The operator’s scenic rail and Interislander services could be affected in the run-up to summer.
As part of the larger project to upgrade State Highway 20B near Auckland Airport, mass transit bus lanes will shortly be completed at the George Bolt entrance to the facility, increasing the speed and frequency of access possible.
The coroner’s report into the 2018 crash that killed 11-year-old Hannah Francis may prompt stricter safety standards.
And it says it will help set up an industry-led group to advise on cutting aviation emissions.
Police will be checking that vehicles, including those used for passenger services, are operating safely around ski fields across the country during the October school holidays.
Scenic train services are reduced to the bare minimum to soften the financial impact from the reduction in tourists.
But it doesn’t expect to get near its pre-Covid tourism revenue until FY24.
The road between Te Anau and Milford Sound/Piopiotahi is closed due to ongoing high avalanche risk.
Revenue fell at all of the SOE’s scenic train services in a “difficult environment for tourism operators,” says CEO Greg Miller.
Transport unions are asking whether the fuel type for the new inter-island ferries can be switched to a more environmentally-friendly option.
KiwiRail, CentrePort and Port Marlborough are seeking a single design partner for the delivery of two new ferry terminals.
A retired pesticide business owner in Taumarunui has seen success with a new rail tour venture launched in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has issued permanent reduced speed limits across a 19km stretch from the Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound.
A slew of new products has set up the railway for growth, with local businesses on board for the economic ride.
Historic steam train can now operate commercially on the 14km Kingston to Fairlight railway.
An innovative role for Māori tourism is floated to help the country transition to net zero emissions by 2050.
Nearly 300 jobs created as new site expected to be operational by late 2023.
The SOE is forecasting a significant fall in annual tourist passenger numbers for FY21.
Drivers leaving Auckland on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, and returning Monday were likely to face heavy traffic volumes.
The cultural artworks along SH1 and the railway line on the Kaikōura coastline have been completed.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will start rockfall mitigation work at the Ngauranga Gorge to make the road safer for motorists, cyclists and walkers.
The route spanned 341km from Otepoti/Dunedin to the foot of the Southern Alps at Queenstown.
The company’s locomotives and carriages would be brought out of hibernation temporarily to provide the service,
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will fund the $2m repair of the last 3km of Lower Hollyford Road in Fiordland.
Travel might be more spread out across the country with holiday makers taking the opportunity to have a longer break and exploring different regions to normal.
The main route into the airport will close over four consecutive nights as work continues on its roading network.
Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency’s Takitimu North Link project is up for tender for construction.
Wellington City Council has secured $1m from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to design four Innovating Streets pilots with the community.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising all drivers to avoid unnecessary journeys and check highways before setting off as snow and ice falls over the South Island.
Snow and wind have closed highways across New Zealand, including the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has confirmed the first 11km section of the flood-damaged Lower Hollyford Road in Fiordland will be repaired, at a cost of $400,000.
Popular tourist route Milford Road, SH94, remains closed due to avalanche risk.
Sealing the Pouto road would unlock tourism and business opportunities for Kaipara locals.
The road is an important tourism route, forming part of the Thermal Explorer Highway linking Rotorua with the Hawkes Bay, Lake Taupo, Ruapehu and Hamilton.
Queenstown Lakes District Council calling for local feedback on proposed options to improve crossing the Kimiākau Shotover River, complementing the Edith Cavell Bridge.
The person who died had been travelling in the car at the time of the collision, Police said.