Transport

Too tricky: Punters say Air New Zealand rap safety video is too hard to keep up with

The CAA says the video meets the rules - but also confirms it has received a formal complaint about it.

'We need it done' - Government urged to reconsider deadly strip of Tauranga road

"We know every three months someone is going to die on that road," a campaigner said today.

Wellington wind is expected to get even more fierce tonight, prompting road closure

NZTA say, "Use the detour via SH1 to Ohau, SH57 and either Pahīatua Track or Saddle Road."

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The project was recognised in London for the way it’s transformed people’s lives, by reconnecting people and allowing businesses to welcome back tourism.

Kaikōura's earthquake recovery wins prestigious engineering award

The project was recognised in London for the way it's transformed people's lives.

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The Seven Sharp host takes to the streets of Auckland to make sure footpaths are safe.

Hilary Helps: Having trouble navigating the e-scooter revolution?

Seven Sharp host Hilary Barry takes to the streets of Auckland to make sure footpaths are safe.

The logo for rideshare company Ola

Ola rideshare service launches today in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

The company says it gives a bigger portion of the cost of a ride to the driver themselves than Uber.

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The new TVNZ journalist indulged his passion while in Japan following the All Blacks, an interest that started when his son was little.

Train buff John Campbell shares touching story about going on trips with young son - 'the best adventure in the world'

The TVNZ journalist's recent trip to Japan saw him indulge his passion - something that started when taking trips with his boy.

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Takapau residents say they just wanted a safer stop – instead they were told to take a hike.

Fair Go: Bus service pulls the plug on small town after complaints of dangerous stop

Fair Go asked if the bus operator would reconsider given difficulties experienced by locals since it pulled out.

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The cameras, to be tested in Auckland next year, take the average speed instead of a snapshot of the fastest moment.

New 'average-speed' camera could mean fewer tickets for Kiwi drivers

The cameras will be tried out on two stretches of Auckland motorway next year.

Currently drivers are only allowed to drive 80km/h on motorways near the tunnel.

New speed cameras and warning signs to be trialled in Auckland

The trial locations will not be disclosed, however, to avoid compromising the data's integrity.

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The airport is struggling with an influx of tourists and a planned $2 billion upgrade.

Auckland Airport warned its planned $53m profit not justified

Airports charge airlines, who pass the cost onto passengers.

Having secured almost half the market some are concerned Z Energy's ability to influence over petrol prices.

Z Energy's underlying profit drops 31 per cent after price hike

NZ's biggest fuel company says record high prices at the pump have hit demand.

Removal of over-height truck to force closure of Auckland Southern Motorway southbound early Thursday morning

The truck is stopped on the roadside after nearly hitting the Penrose Road bridge.

New apartment block has no carpark, but promises to ease Aucklanders' transport woes

Instead it will rely on public transport and shared electric vehicles.

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TVNZ’s roving reporter couldn’t resist a spot of trainspotting while in Yokohama.

John Campbell in Japan: Indulging his not-so-secret love of trains

Our correspondent was more than happy to do a little commuting while covering the All Blacks.

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Engineers are now drilling into the planned route.

Rail corridor from Whangārei to Marsden Point gets underway

KiwiRail says 30,000 sleepers will be installed and 1.6 million cubic metres of ground will need to be dug out.

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This season alone, the number of cruise liners to visit New Zealand has increased by more than a third.

Cruise ships' air pollution sparks calls for Government to sign international rules

A lawyer says NZ is one of only two OECD countries that haven't signed an international shipping pollution agreement.

Many are calling on central Government to fix the capital’s public transport woes.

'Too big, too quick' - Wellington bus operators warned regional council to slow down with overhaul

Tranzurban, NZ Bus and Uzabus outlined their views on the revamp of the region’s bus system to MPs.

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Both the Government and Auckland Council are reviewing regulations for the popular new form of transport.

Lime 'taking on board concerns' about safety of their scooters

The e-scooter company says it is entering discussions with NZTA, Auckland Transport and Christchurch City Council to talk about the safety of their scooters.

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Tesla posts quarterly profit for just the second time as a public company

The company earned $311.5 million, up from a $619 million loss at this time last year.

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The scooters are being launched in Auckland and Christchurch, and can be found using a smartphone app.

Auckland mayor orders Lime scooter safety probe after city councillor almost hit

ACC has had a number of claims for e-scooter injuries - Christine Fletcher could have been next.

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Around 14 drivers from the Wellington Tramways Union have walked off the job over working conditions this morning.

Nineteen Wellington bus drivers go on strike, disruption 'minimal'

Seventeen services in the Hutt Valley have been cancelled, and three in Wellington.

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Turns out the smallest players are trying to make the biggest difference at the pump.

Watch: Seven Sharp goes on the hunt for NZ's cheapest petrol

Turns out the smallest players are trying to make the biggest difference at the pump.

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Almost 60 per cent of those polled have had to re-think whether to buy fuel or groceries.

Poll: Rising petrol costs causing Kiwis to cut back on driving and essential spending

Almost 60 per cent of those polled have had to re-think whether to buy fuel or groceries.

Jacinda Ardern vows no new regional fuel taxes while she is Prime Minister

"Which at the moment feels like it might be for a while," Ms Ardern added.

VTNZ admits using inferior brake test on trucks and buses

A manager who oversaw the testing on Waiheke Island says it wasn't safe.

Drivers in the Hutt Valley are taking industrial action today, but Tranzit says it won’t have a big impact.

Tranzurban asks for mediation as it seeks agreement with Wellington bus drivers

Wellington-based Tranzurban union members are still planning on striking tomorrow.

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