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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The fire damaged bridges, track and signal systems and affected services including the renowned TranzAlpine journey, plus coal and dairy freight services.

Christchurch to Greymouth rail line reopens after being damaged by fire

The line opens to freight services today, and the TranzAlpine passenger train resumes on Wednesday.

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

Police are asking motorists to take alternative routes .

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.

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.

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.

Cyclists' bikes lying on the side of the road, one left in piece after car smash near Twizel

One cyclist dead, one critically injured in car smash near Twizel

The crash occurred on the Tekapo-Twizel Rd, near the Mount Cook turnoff, around 6.20am.

The new study also reveals NZ's overall congestion was up by 43 per cent on 2008.

Four weeks a year in traffic - Auckland's congestion now beats Hong Kong's

New Zealand cities now have worse congestion than Australia.

Brittany Morrow loves riding, but knows from painful experience the danger they pose.

Inspiring American crash survivor bringing safety message to Kiwi riders

Brittany Morrow loves riding motorbikes, but knows from experience the danger they pose.

The person died at the scene at the Glen Innes train station early this morning.

Broken rail means likely delays for Auckland train passengers

The same fault caused delays on the network this morning, and KiwiRail is confident they will be able to fix it overnight.

Massive wave hitting Sydney ferry

Photos: Sydney deckhand stuns with awe-inspiring photos of life on the water

Life is never dull when you're working on the Sydney Ferries.

Jess Johns, 23, wants to highlight the dangerous driving of some Kiwis on our roads.

Watch: Young Canterbury truckie exposes impatient drivers dangerously overtaking, imploring 'I have a family too'

Jess Johns has filmed many drivers nearly causing serious accidents on rural roads.

The main road over the summit will open on Saturday, after being cleared of trees that were damaged in the Port Hills fire.

'This is complicated' – arborists clear 2km of dead wood along vital Port Hills road

The main road over the summit will open on Saturday after dangerous trees are cleared.

Video: Uber boss gets a telling off when he gets into driver's car: 'I'm bankrupt because of you'

But Travis Kalanick hit back saying "some people don't like to take responsibility for their own ****".

Fair Go reveals a registration loophole that’s left two people thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Changing rego is not proof of ownership, it's just proof that you have lawful possession of the car

Fair Go reveals registration loophole that's left people thousands of dollars out of pocket.

The route would bypass Wellsford, joining the Puhoe and Warkworth sections to make travel safer and quicker.

Locals hail proposed new route for Northland SH1 section

The route would bypass Wellsford, joining the Puhoe and Warkworth sections to make travel safer and quicker.

The right landing gear of the Flybe plane, which had 59 people on board, failed during landing at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

Watch: Plane slumped on tarmac after landing gear collapses on landing

The heavy landing came as powerful winds battered the Netherlands.

A local councillor in Danniverke, Ernie,  reckons he’s got the answer to keeping the burnt rubber off the roads.

Bloke willingly opens up backyard for boy racers to do burnouts

A local councillor in Dannevirke, Ernie, reckons he’s got the answer to keeping the burnt rubber off the roads.


Two people remain in critical condition after tourist bus crashes down bank near Akaroa

Four others are in a serious condition after a tourist bus crashed yesterday.

Crash causing delays for Auckland rush-hour commuters

A lane is blocked on the Southern Motorway.

Watch: Exasperated local films car weaving erratically across Otago's notorious Crown Range

A local witness says such instances of dangerous driving occur "every day" in the area.

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