State Highway 94 into Milford Sound Piopiotahi has been closed due to a high avalanche risk associated with torrential rain.
Eighteen roading projects across the West Coast will receive more than $22m in government investment from the $419m Transport Resilience Fund.
The future of the Whakatipu basin’s public transport is now in the community’s hands as Queenstown Lakes District Council seeks feedback on a 30-year plan.
The National Party is promising to expand New Zealand’s EV charging network with a $257m rollout of 10,000 chargers across the country over four years.
A new ‘chill zone’ at Go Rentals’ headquarters has been established to help employees take a breather and support their mental health.
Passenger numbers on the Te Huia train between Hamilton and Auckland hit a high in August despite major disruptions to the service in July.
The major ITO says a strong recovery allows investment to help meet changing customer preferences.
Trains delivered more than 173,000 patrons travelling to FIFA Women’s World Cup games in Auckland and Wellington, demonstrating the benefits of commuter rail, according to the government.
Ruapehu Alpine Lifts has been ordered to pay just over $433,094 for operating buses that were improperly maintained with poorly trained drivers, which led to a fatal crash.
The government is looking to pump an additional $5bn into New Zealand’s transport industry, bringing funding to $20.8bn between 2024-2027 – with the proceeds coming from increased fuel taxes and road user charges.
MOTAT is trialling tree-based biofuels to power one of its steam trams.
The Department of Conservation is seeking suppliers to identify ways to manage road access to Milford Sound Piopiotahi and to identify a park and ride system for the popular destination.
The government’s preferred Auckland harbour transport proposal will include cycling and walking options across the existing bridge.
Safer travel is the key message for around 30,000 rugby fans who are expected to converge on Dunedin for the All Blacks vs Wallabies Bledisloe Cup game on Saturday.
InterCity is wrapping up its loyalty programme at the end of August.
Kiwi drivers who get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle end up being less stressed during their journeys, according to a study commissioned by Avis and conducted by YouGov Research.
Destination Queenstown and electric car maker Polestar have partnered to promote the decarbonisation of tourism at the destination.
Metlink Wellington’s Airport Express bus has exceeded its forecast patronage demand by almost 28% in its first year of operation.
Nelson Airport will welcome its first electric bus passengers now that upgrades to the roads have been completed.
The first match of the tournament will go ahead in Auckland despite the city being rocked by fatal shootings this morning.
Tranzit shutters the tour operator despite the recovery in international visitor numbers.
The operators’ decarbonisation projects are among 19 transport initiatives granted $6.4m in govt co-funding.
More than 120 commercial vehicles including buses and taxis have been checked for roadworthiness around the southern ski fields over the weekend.
Europcar is adding more electric vehicle chargers to its network to enable the company to accelerate its EV offerings.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has committed to March 2024 for the completion and reopening of SH25A in Coromandel.
A revamp of Wellington’s “Golden Mile” aims to make the city’s CBD easier to get around and attract more people back to town.
KiwiRail plans to sell its Valentine ferry to free up funding and crew for further passenger and freight ferries.
Auckland Transport will introduce new payment options including PayWave, Google Pay and Apple Pay across its network within the next year.
Marlborough District Council is stopping its bus service between Blenheim and Renwick, which included a stop at Marlborough Airport, due to it being financially unviable.
All state highways around Tairāwhiti, Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay have been reopened with the successful completion of the Hikuwai bailey bridge.
A new bridge on a Taranaki stretch of the Forgotten World Highway could help boost tourism and economic activity in the area by up to $45m, says the government.
Construction on the new bridge reconnecting State Highway 25A with the Coromandel peninsula is set to start in the next fortnight.
NZTA’s public transport manager, Delaney Myers, will lead the association from July.
Around 85% of Kiwis went on three road trips on average in 2022, according to research from Budget New Zealand.
A crucial transport link between Wairoa and Napier is now open, three months after it was damaged by Cyclone Gabrielle.
The government has earmarked immediate funding of an estimated $30m-$40m for the construction of a new bridge along the Coromandel’s SH25A.
State Highway 2 between Wairoa and Napier is on track for reopening this weekend.
Wellington’s Metlink public transport will offer free travel on its bus and train network for football fans travelling to FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 games.
The last 800m of the Ōmokoroa to Tauranga cycleway is now under construction.
The government’s changes to the Clean Car programme could have a negative impact on the country’s rental fleet, according to one industry association.
Transporting New Zealand is calling for the government to extend the transport support package until inflation has dropped below 6%.
GO Rentals is offering its staff health checks to help support their mental wellbeing.
The new rules boost the residence pathway for skippers, deckhands and bus drivers coming to work under the AEWV.
Booking.com says rising living costs and climate anxiety are driving demand for more budget and planet-friendly options.
Construction on another Auckland harbour crossing could be on the cards as early as 2029 although a final decision on what it will look like has not been made, says the government.
The interim CEO says the recovery is patchy although some operators are doing better than expected.
GoBay will resume hourly bus services between Napier and Hastings six days per week from next Monday.
The country’s electric vehicle charging network is set for a boost under the government’s first EV charging strategy.
A report on New Zealand’s transport funding trends has found that the share of investment in road maintenance has reached its lowest in 10 years, according to Local Government New Zealand.
Unless action to reduce emissions is taken by 2030, the world will suffer more extreme weather events and economic damage with tourism one of the sectors already exposed.