Transport

04:09
The 1 News team brings you the latest weather update.

Foggy morning forecast for North Island could prove headache for motorists, travellers

MetService is forecasting "extensive fog and low cloud" for parts of the North Island.

00:27
Auckland's mayor says strong spending in infrastructure was needed in New Zealand's biggest city, where traffic congestion is a huge issue.

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says Budget did nothing for city's issues

Lack of infrastructure and gridlock is causing millions in lost productivity, Mr Goff says.

00:13
Thick fog covered the Harbour Bridge as weather conditions caused dozens of flights to be delayed or cancelled to and from Auckland Airport.

Video: Auckland Harbour Bridge wrapped in beautiful fog

Fog restrictions at the airport have now been lifted, but not before 70 flights were affected.

Wellington train services back to normal after breakdown

A train is blocking one of the three main lines out of Wellington.

00:36
Wagons were pulled by a digger through the tunnel, then lifted by a crane onto the back of trucks today.

The train that's been stuck in a tunnel since the Kaikoura quake finally begins return journey

Wagons were pulled by a digger through the tunnel, then lifted by a crane onto trucks.

01:46
DOC's Director General Lou Sanson says it’s unlikely seals will be harmed.

DOC allowing seals to be killed if they get in the way of work on Kaikoura's earthquake wrecked main highway

But the conservation agency is "working hand and glove to prevent injury or death to seals".

01:41
Pedestrian deaths are nearly double what they were this time last year and technology is playing a major role says Caroline Perry from road safety charity Brake.

Road safety expert 'extremely concerned' over pedestrian deaths from technology distractions

Although smart phones are the main culprit extra technology in new cars is also a factor.

07:12
Akoranga Busway station is signposted as a 'Park& Ride' station, but there is simply no parking for commuters like Tahlia Rogers-Brown.

The 'park' taken out of park and ride in Auckland

Akoranga Busway station is signposted as a 'Park& Ride' station, but there is simply no parking for commuters.

01:55
This disgruntled customer says he'll think twice about using Uber again.

Uber 'don't have my trust anymore' says student who had $100 in fake fares swiped by hackers

Online alerts, all in Russian, were what raised the alarm for a Christchurch student.

Pedestrian and cyclist deaths this year more than double for same period in 2016

Police say 15 pedestrians, or seven more than this time last year, and seven cyclists - compared to two last year - have died on local roads.

Serious crash on Auckland's Southern Motorway causing delays

One person was critically injured in the crash, which happened about 7am.

Bus in Wellington (file picture).

Wellington bus contracts shaken up

The Tranzit bus company has won the tender to run the bulk of bus services in and around Wellington.

02:24
The NZTA says the country’s new roading infrastructure can handle vehicles driving faster.

Improved New Zealand roads will cope with pressure of 110km/h speed limit - NZTA

"It's a whole new set of engineering and we believe it's time to increase the speed."

Bus in Wellington (file picture).

Wellington bus drivers expecting pay cuts after council budgets $7 million for tender process

Councillors are meeting to discuss the advice about the tenders put forward to run the capital's bus routes.

Kiwi Rail cargo train stuck in the Waikato tunnel

Mechanics are on their way to try and shift the train.

00:10
Wellington was hit by wild weather overnight and this motorist was in the thick of it.

Gale force winds forecast to hit parts of South Island tomorrow after North Island hit by rough weather overnight

"Tomorrow, a front should approach the South Island and strengthen the northwest winds."

Bus crash on Auckland's Northern Motorway.

Bus left 'only a metre away from rolling down embankment' after bee stings driver on Auckland motorway

A double-decker bus crash has brought delays on Auckland's Northern Motorway this morning.

01:54
A portion of the new infrastructure spending announced yesterday should go towards a high-speed double train corridor, they say.

Should some of the infrastructure spend go on high-speed rail between Auckland and Hamilton?

Auckland's severe housing unaffordability is a factor for the rail line idea, Breakfast hears.

02:29
1 NEWS Political Editor Corin Dann reports from the pre-budget speech to outline the spending plan taking National into the election.

Government to boost infrastructure spending by $11 billion

Steven Joyce has announced that $812 million will go to reinstating State Highway One between Picton and Christchurch.

Is this your next ride? Uber to launch Uber Elevate drone flight service by 2020

Uber Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden said his company is planning to debut the Uber Elevate network in three years' time.

03:31
Only two of the aircraft - drafted into a variety of roles during WWII - still grace Kiwi skies.

'Like a ballerina on its toes' - DC-3 taking passengers on a grand trip back in time

Only two of the aircraft - drafted into a variety of roles during WWII - still grace Kiwi skies.

Truck crash blocks State Highway One in Waikato

The accident happened north of Putaruru.

Police officer seriously injured after crash on patrol motorbike in Auckland

The male officer crashed his bike on the Southern Motorway.

00:30
Civil Defence’s Sarah Stuart-Black, says non-essential travel is not advised in the aftermath of ex-tropical Cyclone Cook.

'Put safety first no matter what' - Kiwis drivers asked to think twice about braving the roads today

Civil Defence warns of disruption on the roads because of ex-tropical Cyclone Cook.

03:36
Thousands will be hoping the rain stays away for the Omaka Classic Fighter Air Show.

'That's our party trick' - plane buffs descend on Blenheim for famed air show

Thousands will be hoping the rain stays away for the Omaka Classic Fighter Air Show.

00:28
Traffic leaving the CBD is heavy with queues to SH1 in both directions as people try and beat the wind and rain.

Congestion easing on Auckland motorways as wild weather heads to the city

Commuters appear to have headed warnings to leave the city early.

01:58
The capital is the only city that doesn’t offer tertiary students discounted fare on public transport.

'I spend $90 a week just to get to university'- Wellington becoming too expensive to live in, students say

The capital is the only NZ city that doesn't offer tertiary students discounted fares.

Alleged drink driver causes chaos by driving wrong way on major Auckland motorway

Police say the man had entered the motorway at Ellerslie going south in the northbound lane.

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