Wellington social enterprise GOOD Travel has entered into a partnership with GO Rentals to allow touring the South Island in a Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle.
Reduced ferry services across the Cook Strait is leaving supply chains vulnerable in the event of a crisis, says the Maritime Union of New Zealand.
But it doesn’t expect to get near its pre-Covid tourism revenue until FY24.
Interislander is putting on extra sailings of the Aratere today to provide extra space after the government extended the period for people to return to their main place of residence by 24 hours.
InterCity is operating on a reduced schedule until 11.59pm tonight under the governments 48-hour travel window.
Wellington local ferry company East By West is set to launch New Zealand’s first electric passenger ferry on 9 September.
Go Bus has acquired Invercargill-based McDermott Coachlines.
KiwiRail’s Auckland electrification rail line project between Papakura and Pukekohe has secured resource consents from the Environmental Protection Authority to commence main works.
The opening of two bridges across the Northern Motorway marks the completion of the government’s $26.6m Northcote Safe Cycle Route.
Bus and rail services have recommenced at Puhinui Station in Papatoetoe after a $69m revamp.
A slew of new products has set up the railway for growth, with local businesses on board for the economic ride.
Seatoun Wharf in Wellington will close on 23 July or 12 months for repairs and upgrades.
Saturday trains operating at capacity on some services, according to Waikato regional councillor Hugh Vercoe.
The government will invest $1.3bn in KiwiRail over three years as part of the Rail Network Investment Programme.
The service has attracted criticism for low weekday passengers but Saturday services can be full.
Permits for Lime and Flamingo due to expire end-August.
The decision to sell the Bay of Islands operator was a difficult one to make, says Entrada’s CEO.
Metlink seeking operator for new service.
NZTA is asking for public feedback on road speeds along State Highway 75 and a section of State Highway 73.
Lime leaves after weighing up factors following new bylaw.
An innovative role for Māori tourism is floated to help the country transition to net zero emissions by 2050.
All four metro lines in Auckland’s rail system will close for Queen’s Birthday weekend for maintenance.
Saturday train services to to be extended.
Stations located near main entrance of gardens and free to use 24/7.
Trial projects part of Waka Kotahi-NZ Transport Agency’s Innovating Streets for People programme.
Bike, scooter and pedestrian path to be expanded another 4km as part of Papakura to Drury South project.
Auckland aims to buy no more new diesel buses from July 2021.
Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency is warning motorists to be ready for busy roads in the South Island over the ANZAC Day long weekend.
Upgrades on Auckland’s State Highway 20B have been completed, shortening airport-Puhinui Station route.
Fullers360 is rolling out an additional peak weekday return sailing from Auckland to Waiheke Island to cater for demand.
EVs – like Nomad Safaris’ Tesla – can play a bigger role in tourism, says the Climate Change Commission.
A morning blessing ceremony has marked the opening of Wellington’s new Cobham Drive walking and biking route.
A coach operator that had its airline transport contract terminated by the government and handed to a competitor is calling for fair treatment.
The Ministry of Transport has updated its Alert Levels 1 and 2: Covid-19 Guidance for Transport Operators document.
Wellington regional councillors have called for Wellington Airport’s expansion plans to support the region’s climate goals.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will close a main arterial route to Auckland Airport for safety improvements and road widening.
With NZ Bus ending its Airport Flyer service in November last year, the region’s public transport users have been left with no direct access to the airport.
The hub would be a major connection point for buses, as well as providing a rail station for the Waikato to Auckland passenger rail service Te Huia.
Motorists going away for Auckland Anniversary weekend are urged by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to plan ahead, be patient, drive to the conditions and avoid busy travel times on state highways.
A new interactive cycle route map has been launched that shows how the cycling network connects across New Zealand.
Tranzit will take over from NZ Bus to operate Wellington’s Airport Flyer service.
A $14m upgrade of transport connections to Auckland Airport starts this week.
Snow and wind have closed highways across New Zealand, including the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Fullers360 has brought back 30-minute off-peak sailings on its Devonport route in a bid to help ease travel challenges caused by the damage to Auckland’s Harbour Bridge.
Auckland Transport is making cuts to its public transport service in response to Auckland Council’s emergency budget and customer demand.
The Ministry of Transport is still encouraging physical distancing on public transport even though it is no longer mandatory.
Wearing a face covering on public transport and planes will be compulsory at Covid-19 alert level 2 and above.
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 will be back in service from this Saturday 8 August after its annual maintenance shutdown.
KiwiRail has received a further $13m of government funding for improving the resilience of its iconic TranzAlpine tourist train route.