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MOT provides level 2 guidance for transport operators
16 Sep 2020   /

MOT provides level 2 guidance for transport operators

The Ministry of Transport is still encouraging physical distancing on public transport even though it is no longer mandatory.


Charter, group tours exempt from face masks
28 Aug 2020   /

Charter, group tours exempt from face masks

Wearing a face covering on public transport and planes will be compulsory at Covid-19 alert level 2 and above.


Auckland Transport issues level 3 guidance
13 Aug 2020  

Auckland Transport issues level 3 guidance

Auckland Transport is advising public transport users in the region to follow alert level 3 guidance and only use public transport when essential. 


Wellington’s Cable Car returns to service
6 Aug 2020   /

Wellington’s Cable Car returns to service

Wellington’s Cable Car will be back in service from this Saturday 8 August after its annual maintenance shutdown.


Wellington Airport Flyer back on the job
7 Jul 2020   /

Wellington Airport Flyer back on the job

NZ Bus has resumed its Wellington Airport Flyer service.


Carpark queues ‘thing of the past’ at Mt Ruapehu – RAL
30 Jun 2020  

Carpark queues ‘thing of the past’ at Mt Ruapehu – RAL

Queuing for a carpark will become ‘a thing of the past’ at Mt Ruapehu’s Turoa and Whakapapa Ski Fields, says Ruapehu Alpine Lifts.


Auckland streets upgrade plan secures $1.4m funding
24 Jun 2020  

Auckland streets upgrade plan secures $1.4m funding

Auckland will receive around $1.4m in new funding from the Government’s Innovating Streets for People programme.


Transport projects to make Northland more attractive to tourists – NZTA
11 Jun 2020  

Transport projects to make Northland more attractive to tourists – NZTA

The first regional transport projects of the $12bn New Zealand Upgrade Programme are underway.


Avis, Budget remove cancellation fees
2 Jun 2020   /

Avis, Budget remove cancellation fees

Avis and Budget Car Rentals have removed cancellation fees for booking made before 31 August 2020. 


Entrada cuts 80 staff, InterCity resumes services
27 May 2020   /

Entrada cuts 80 staff, InterCity resumes services

Physical distancing measures meant there would be reduced seating capacity, and services might run at a loss.


Wellington operator trumps discounting to go free for customers
27 May 2020   /

Wellington operator trumps discounting to go free for customers

Wellington-based Rover Tours Group says the Government’s wage subsidy has enabled it to keep operating, and it is now offering a free service.


What alert levels 3 and 2 mean for NZ travel
23 Apr 2020   /

What alert levels 3 and 2 mean for NZ travel

Airlines will still be required to severely restrict their capacity to meet physical distancing requirements at Covid-19 alert level 2, according to the Ministry of Transport.


Kawau Cruises to run essential ferry services
20 Apr 2020   /

Kawau Cruises to run essential ferry services

A passenger ferry service between Kawau Island and Auckland’s mainland will continue so residents can replenish supplies and access essential services.


Driver licensing and vehicle requirements to be extended
14 Apr 2020   /

Driver licensing and vehicle requirements to be extended

Legislative changes to driver licensing and vehicle certification requirements will help drivers safely navigate the Covid-19 lockdown.


Travellers get real-time transport capacity data
8 Apr 2020  

Travellers get real-time transport capacity data

Auckland Transport has updated its AT Mobile app to show users how many people are on a train in real time.


BCA hits out against double dipping claims
6 Apr 2020   /

BCA hits out against double dipping claims

The Bus and Coach Association says it is “dumbfounded” by the suggestion of one union organisation that bus companies are ‘double dipping’ on the Covid-19 wage subsidy scheme.


Govt to invest $54bn in transport over the next 10 years
20 Mar 2020   /

Govt to invest $54bn in transport over the next 10 years

The Government will invest a record $54b in its balanced transport policy over the next decade.


Trains, buses, ferries to be cleaned
18 Mar 2020   /

Trains, buses, ferries to be cleaned

Metlink is rolling out new precautionary cleaning measures across rail, bus, and ferry today to give passengers further peace of mind.


Forgotten World Highway $13.4m funding boost to help lift visitor numbers
2 Mar 2020   /

Forgotten World Highway $13.4m funding boost to help lift visitor numbers

A further $13.4m will be spent on improving State Highway 43 the Forgotten World Highway.


Milford Sound convoys set to continue as road repairs ongoing
2 Mar 2020   /

Milford Sound convoys set to continue as road repairs ongoing

Convoys in and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi are set to be ongoing as work continues on repairing the road following adverse weather that closed the highway in February.


Milford Sound convoys continue – no private vehicle access
26 Feb 2020   /

Milford Sound convoys continue – no private vehicle access

Convoys of buses for visitors and essential services vehicles to Milford Sound Piopiotahi are continuing this week, with a small change in frequency and timing from Thursday.


First buses get into Milford Sound
24 Feb 2020   /

First buses get into Milford Sound

The first convoys, including visitor buses into Milford Sound Piopiotahi since the torrential rain of just over a fortnight ago, have gone smoothly.


Buses to return to Milford Sound from Friday
20 Feb 2020  

Buses to return to Milford Sound from Friday

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reconnecting Milford Sound Piopiotahi for tourist bus travellers alongside essential service vehicles from this Friday.


NZTA: Busy week on roads as travellers head to events
3 Feb 2020  

NZTA: Busy week on roads as travellers head to events

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is warning motorists of a busy week in Dunedin as international entertainers take to the stage.


Road to relief for resort’s traffic woes in $90m package
30 Jan 2020   /

Road to relief for resort’s traffic woes in $90m package

The new investment will help Queenstown cope with a growing number of tourists and residents.


NZTA urges summer drivers to plan ahead in the South Island
19 Dec 2019  

NZTA urges summer drivers to plan ahead in the South Island

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging people to prepare for the unexpected when travelling on roads in the South Island this summer. 


West Coast gets SH6 reopening for Christmas
16 Dec 2019  

West Coast gets SH6 reopening for Christmas

NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that it is aiming to fully reopen State Highway 6 south of Hokitika to Makarora in Otago in time for Christmas.


Forgotten World Highway’s Tunnel Hill back in business
16 Dec 2019  

Forgotten World Highway’s Tunnel Hill back in business

A section of the Forgotten World Highway at Tunnel Hill, Aukopae, which has been closed since 15 October due to a large underslip, has reopened to one lane of traffic.


Operators welcome reopening of SH6 south
11 Dec 2019   /

Operators welcome reopening of SH6 south

West Coast tourism operators have welcomed the announcement that State Highway 6 from Whataroa – located north of Franz Josef – right through to Wanaka will re-open tomorrow.


West Coast: Visitors hit the road as timeline for SH6 reopening emerges
10 Dec 2019   /

West Coast: Visitors hit the road as timeline for SH6 reopening emerges

Operators returning to ‘business as usual’ as police convoy escorts visitors from Fox, Franz air evacuations continue and timeline for re-opening of southern portion of SH6 emerges.


New park and ride facility for Auckland Airport
2 Dec 2019   /

New park and ride facility for Auckland Airport

Work has begun on a second Park & Ride facility at Auckland Airport that aims to boost options for access to the terminals and reduce the number of vehicles on the precinct’s busy road network.


Auckland transport programme open for public feedback
19 Nov 2019   /

Auckland transport programme open for public feedback

The Southwest Gateway programme is officially open for public feedback.


Construction of $29m Hamilton transport hub to kick off
14 Oct 2019   /

Construction of $29m Hamilton transport hub to kick off

Construction of the new $29m Rotokauri Transport Hub in Hamilton will commence before Christmas.


Queenstown’s Skippers Road set for closures
10 Oct 2019   /

Queenstown’s Skippers Road set for closures

Queenstown’s Skipper Road is set for a number of road closures starting next week as Queenstown Lakes District Council commences work to address a heightened rock fall risk near Blue Slip.


Construction begins on $60m airport connection
18 Sep 2019   /

Construction begins on $60m airport connection

Construction has begun on the $60m Puhinui Station Interchange near Papatoetoe at Auckland.


Police sweep finds ski field transport operators non-compliant
28 Aug 2019   /

Police sweep finds ski field transport operators non-compliant

A police and NZ Transport Agency check of Queenstown ski field transport operators over the weekend found a dozen operators were not complying with the rules.


Sir Brian Souter sells bus companies
23 Aug 2019  

Sir Brian Souter sells bus companies

Scottish entrepreneur Sir Brian Souter is selling Howick and Eastern Buses and Mana Coach Services to France’s Transdev for an undisclosed sum.


NZTA seeks more feedback on Auckland Harbour Bridge path
12 Aug 2019   /

NZTA seeks more feedback on Auckland Harbour Bridge path

The NZ Transport Agency has asked for more public feedback as it develops the design of a mooted walking and cycling path across the Auckland Harbour Bridge.


Go Orange donates buses to social enterprise
24 Jun 2019  

Go Orange donates buses to social enterprise

Adventures activity group Go Orange has gifted two buses to kiwi social enterprise Got To Get Out, which helps people get active and outdoors.


Popular tourist route closed for blasting works
10 Apr 2019  

Popular tourist route closed for blasting works

The Crown Range between Queenstown and Wanaka will be closed again today to allow for blasting works.


New staff, new vehicles in InterCity venture, Skip
22 Nov 2018   /

New staff, new vehicles in InterCity venture, Skip

InterCity has moved to fill the gap left by the demise of Nakedbus and Manabus.


Auckland boosts bike-sharing scheme with 2,500 e-scooters
20 Sep 2018  

Auckland boosts bike-sharing scheme with 2,500 e-scooters

More than 2,500 e-scooters are set to hit Auckland streets as part of an expansion of the city’s bike-sharing scheme.


West Coast tourism to benefit from $177m investment
3 Sep 2018  

West Coast tourism to benefit from $177m investment

The West Coast’s flourishing tourism economy is set to benefit from a $177m package of transport investments that will improve year-round connectivity to the South Island region.


Auckland Museum wins sustainable transport award
7 Aug 2018   /

Auckland Museum wins sustainable transport award

Auckland Museum has won the top prize in Auckland Transport’s annual Travelwise Choices Awards 2018.


RAL suspends fleet as NZTA audits vehicles, transport licence
3 Aug 2018   /

RAL suspends fleet as NZTA audits vehicles, transport licence

The operator rejects claims the bus involved in Saturday’s crash had shown decreased odometer readings.


RAL: No concerns with Fuso buses generally
31 Jul 2018   /

RAL: No concerns with Fuso buses generally

RAL says it has no issue with Mitsubishi Fuso buses in general but had decided to suspend the use of the only other vehicle of that type in its shuttle fleet while it tried to figure out what caused Saturday’s crash.


Operators could face lifejackets change after Maritime NZ review
29 Jun 2018  

Operators could face lifejackets change after Maritime NZ review

Maritime NZ is to review the current requirements for crotch straps on lifejackets in a move that could hit operators.


Fullers CEO: Why I sold ManaBus and Nakedbus
25 Jun 2018   /

Fullers CEO: Why I sold ManaBus and Nakedbus

The sale of the two coach services came after eight months of effort trying to integrate them into Fullers, says Mike Horne.


Fullers sells ManaBus, Nakedbus operations
22 Jun 2018   /

Fullers sells ManaBus, Nakedbus operations

Fullers is selling its ManaBus and Nakedbus coach operations to concentrate on its ferry services.