Transport

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Kaikoura remains isolated with SH1 south of the coastal township likely to remain closed all day.

Main inland route into Kaikoura re-opens, State Highway One remains closed

NZTA is warning motorists to drive with caution and allow.

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Crashes on New Zealand roads costing billions

Car crashes hit the economy with a cost of around $3 billion annually, the government says.

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Kaikoura is cut off because to the large slip on State Highway 1.

Watch: Huge slips push rock-filled freight containers across highway near Kaikoura

Kaikoura is blocked off in all directions due to bad weather.

SAN RAFAEL, CA - OCTOBER 30:  A bucket of KFC Extra Crispy fried chicken is displayed October 30, 2006 in San Rafael, California. KFC is phasing out trans fats and plans to use zero trans fat soybean oil for cooking of their Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chicken as well as other menu items. KFC expects to have all of its 5,500 restaurants in the U.S. switched to the new oil by April 2007.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Home delivery KFC coming to another New Zealand city

Hamilton already has the service, but KFC is teaming up with NZ Post to deliver meals in another city.

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The service resumed this afternoon after the fault stop the train service for five hours.

Wellington trains resume after signal fault at central station stops services for hours

Metlink says inbound services may still face delays until staff and trains are in the right place.

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Jeremy Teague says helmets are a barrier to getting people on their bikes, and that's a tragedy.

'It needs to be changed' - cycling campaigner calls for mandatory helmet laws to be scrapped

Kiwis have been required to wear helmets while riding since 1995. Should the law be changed?

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The latest recall includes Corolla and Yaris models made in 2009, which have potentially faulty passenger-side airbags.

More Toyota cars subject to airbag recall - is yours affected?

Around 6000 cars have been recalled as the faulty airbag saga continues.

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Ford is now recalling 900 Ford Kugas made between 2012 and 2014, and 69 of another model.

Kuga owners say Ford took too long to launch recall after car fire over three months ago

"On the 16th of December all five of my family members including myself could have died."

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After a day of chaos at Wellington Airport and others around the country, flyers are hoping the conditions will ease as predicted.

Now it's Dunedin's turn - fog disrupts more flights down south

Despite the fog still blanketing the capital, two flights have managed to land.

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Auckland woman Eden O’Connor was travelling in her 2013 Ford Kuga when it caught fire.

Ford recalling nearly 1000 cars at risk of catching on fire following 1 NEWS investigation

This follows an investigation into a Ford Kuga which burst into flames.

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The aircraft was forced to make a rushed landed, during which it skidded off the runway.

Plane catches fire and makes emergency landing in Peru

There are reports the fire started in the plane's wing, and it skidded off the runway during its hasty landing.

Record numbers use public transport to Adele concert at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium

Eighty per cent of her audience travelled on bus or train to her first Auckland concert last night.

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Today's announcement comes after years of negotiations.

Traffic gridlock could be a thing of the past as Auckland Airport light rail plan confirmed

But there's no concrete time frame for the new transport connection.

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The $1.4b Waterview tunnels will soon complete a long awaited link in the roading network.

Auckland's Waterview Tunnel opening delayed several months

The tunnel is not expected to open for up to three months instead of next month, as was planned.

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Completion of repairs on the Christchurch to Greymouth line comes three weeks ahead of schedule.

TranzAlpine passenger train back on track after 'frustrating' bushfire damage

Repairs completed on Christchurch to Greymouth line three weeks ahead of schedule.

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The route between Christchurch and Greymouth has been out of action since Waitangi weekend.

Video: Iconic rail service between Christchurch and West Coast back on track

The service was suspended in mid-February after rail tracks sustained severe damage during scrub fires.

Video of hidden, makeshift dorm room reveals the part of Sydney Airport you've never seen until now

Footage shows mattresses and bedding of airport workers in a basement-like area.

Traffic delays after truck fire closes main route to Auckland Airport

The main road to Auckland Airport is being reopened after it was blocked this morning.

Traffic on SH2 in Wellington.

Breakdown on Wellington motorway causing delays

Further north, an earlier breakdown on Auckland's Southern Motorway has now been cleared.

Wellington's Mount Victoria tunnel reopens to traffic after car crash

Police are asking motorists to take alternative routes .

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Locals in a small town on the West Coast are pushing for a law change.

Small town locals push for changes to rego and WoF rules for beach cars

Residents think special 'beach registrations' should be allowed for some vehicles.

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Some drivers are getting hit with a court summons and demerit points, as Seven Sharp explains.

Uber, taxi drivers will get passenger licences easier, cheaper, faster under law change

Drivers will no longer have to take English language tests or pass the 'Knowledge' test.

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The Civil Aviation Authority says contaminated fuel or running out of fuel are often the cause of engine failure.

Pilot carelessness around fuel leading cause of air accidents, says CAA

Official statistics show 177 out of 440 air incidents involved engine failure overall.

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