Associate Minister of Transport Simon Bridges has announced amendments to the 2007 Vehicle Exhaust Emissions Rule that will ensure New Zealand's new vehicles meet the world's best exhaust emissions standards.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is confident night shooting being carried out over the next few weeks will reduce the estimated 400 feral pigeons damaging the State highway 8 Alexandra Bridge in Central Otago.
This week, the NZ Transport Agency will be sharing with the public further details of its proposal to improve travel around the Basin Reserve by providing a new bridge and dedicated walking and cycling facilities.
State highway 94 the Milford Road will open tomorrow, Friday 16 November after being closed for the last three days due to the risk of rock falls in an area high above the western entrance to the Homer Tunnel.
Low cloud has foiled attempts to inspect a rock fall site above the western entrance to the Homer Tunnel on State highway 94 to Milford Sound that has seen the road closed since Tuesday night due to the rock fall risk it poses.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is putting an additional temporary traffic management plan in place on weekday afternoons, to reduce delays for peak traffic travelling through SH1 at Ruffell Road at the north end of Hamilton.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says temporary road closures to remove a crashed milk tanker on State Highway 3 through the Awakino gorge are now expected to last for around 45 minutes, not up to two hours as advised earlier.