Safer journeys for young and old in Wellington’s Eastern Bays are a step closer today, after a huringa nuku (sod turning ceremony) led by Te Āti Awa Taranaki Whānui to mark the start of construction for Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays shared path.
Workers and public transport users are at the heart of the new Sustainable Public Transport Framework, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today.
Streets will soon be able to be transformed from unsafe and inaccessible corridors to vibrant places for all transport modes thanks to new legisla
With additional trains operating across the network, powered by the Government’s investment in rail, there is need for a renewed focus on rail safety, Transport Minister Michael Wood emphasised at the launch of Rail Safety Week 2022.
Associate Minister of Transport Kieran McAnulty was joined this morning by the Mayors of Carterton and Masterton, local Iwi and members of the Wairarapa community to turn the first sod on a package of crucial safety improvements for State Highway 2 in Wairarapa.
The board to take the Milford Opportunities Project (MOP) forward has been announced by Minister of Conservation Poto Williams today.
The Government is providing significant additional cost of living support and is fighting inflation by extending the reductions to fuel excise duty, road user charges and half-price public transport by more than five months until the end of January next year.
The Hamilton Section of the Waikato Expressway will open this week, marking the final chapter of a 30 year roading project that will improve safety, reduce travel times, and boost economic growth.
New Associate Minister of Local Government Kieran McAnulty is today beginning a series of visits to all of the 55 rural and provincial councils across the motu.
The Government’s Clean Car Discount Scheme has been a success, with more than 57,000 light-electric and Non Plug-in Hybrid vehicles registered in its first year of operation, the most on record.
The Government is progressing a preferred option for LGWM which will see Wellington’s transport links strengthened with light rail from Wellington Station to Island Bay, a new tunnel through Mt Victoria for public transport, and walking and cycling, and upgrades to improve traffic flow at the Basin Reserve.
Transport Minister Michael Wood has welcomed the announcement that a 110km/hr speed limit has been set for the SH1 Waikato Expressway, between Hampton Downs and Tamahere.
Michael Wood has announced he will travel today to the International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS), hosted by the European Association for Electromobility in Oslo, Norway.
The new O Mahurangi Penlink transport connection in north Auckland has passed another milestone following the signing of the construction alliance agreement today, Transport Minister Michael Wood ann
The Government is welcoming the return of a stalwart of the New Zealand’s rail sector, with today’s completed refurbishment of the first electric EF locomotive.
The Government is calling for New Zealand innovators to put forward their solutions to help solve some of New Zealand’s biggest transport challenges, with the opening of Hoe ki angitū: the innovation fund led by Waka Kotahi.
The Government has launched a high-powered independent review of New Zealand’s air navigation system, looking for ways to strengthen this critical transport infrastructure for the future.
A new shared path in west Auckland means people can now enjoy a walk or bike ride directly from New Lynn to Avondale.
The Government is urging New Zealanders’ to keep safety front of mind when travelling this long weekend.
Improved travel choices for residents of the Whangaparāoa Peninsula, north of Auckland, are a step closer with the Government giving its approval for construction on the 7km highway to begin Minister
The Franklin community have a safer journey to work, school and into Auckland with the construction of Glenbrook Roundabout on State Highway 22.
Aucklanders living in the Eastern Suburbs now have a safer journey into the central city with the completion of Section 2 of the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive Shared Path, a key component of Auckland’s
New Zealand is a step closer to a more resilient, competitive, and sustainable coastal shipping sector following the selection of preferred suppliers for new and enhanced coastal shipping services.
Honourable Dame Fran Wilde will lead the board overseeing the design and construction of Auckland’s largest, most transformational project of a generation – Auckland Light Rail, which will connect hundreds of thousands of people across the city.