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Transport Minister Phil Twyford has recognised the contribution of outgoing Maritime New Zealand Board Chair Blair O’Keeffe.

A new alliance is taking responsibility for planning and confirming around 60 transport projects to support growth in Auckland.

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today launched EVRoam, a new initiative providing electric car drivers with real-time information about where they can find reliable charging stations right around the country.  

Transport Minister Phil Twyford accepts the findings of a Civil Aviation Authority investigation into his use of a mobile phone on a domestic flight and will pay the infringement fine.

Cabinet has approved a new 10-year plan for transport which will unlock record investment in the roads, rail and public transport for our growing regions and cities, and save lives on our roads, Minister of Transport Phil Twyford has announced.

The Associate Minister of Transport, Julie Anne Genter, says the opening of a new shared cycling and pedestrian path alongside State Highway 20A creates new, safe transport choices for people in South Auckland.

Innovative electronic speed signs, proven to cut serious crash rates by nearly 80 percent, will be installed at ten more high-risk intersections around the country as part of the Government’s $22.5 million Boost Safety Programme, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will today mark the return of trains on the Napier to Wairoa line for the first time in six years.

The potential for upgrading and expanding rail north of Auckland will be investigated, as part of a package of improvements to help Northland’s growth, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones have announced.

Unlocking the potential of the Twin Coast Discovery Route to boost tourism and jobs will be supported by a $6.2 million injection from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Transport Minister Phil Twyford have announced.

Transport Minister Phil Twyford apologises unreservedly for making a phone call on a domestic flight after the aircraft doors had shut in preparation for take-off.

Associate Transport Minister and Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter will travel to Leipzig, Germany on Sunday to attend the International Transport Forum Summit and a Women Mobilise Women conference.

A modern, rapid transit light rail network to transform Auckland is a step closer with Cabinet agreeing to launch a procurement process, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today.

National Leader Simon Bridges has been derailed by his transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross who wants to can light rail for Auckland, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.

Auckland Council is to be congratulated for this afternoon voting 15-2 in favour of the regional fuel tax, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.

National would have to cancel vital Auckland transport projects such as Mill Road and Penlink if it scraps Auckland Council’s proposed regional fuel tax, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.

The Government and Auckland Council will embark on New Zealand’s largest ever civil construction programme to create a 21st century transport network, Minister of Transport Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said today.

New research published today highlights which groups of people are not wearing seatbelts in New Zealand, says Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter.

The Local Government Road Safety Summit held last week identified actions that will lead to lasting changes to road safety in New Zealand, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.

A 2015 evaluation of the previous government’s road safety strategy, released today, highlights the need for ambitious national road safety targets and political leadership in road safety, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.

Climate Change Minister James Shaw and Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today welcomed the successful adoption of a maritime greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategy at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation (IMO).

Transport Minister Phil Twyford today announced the appointment of Michael Stiassny as Chair of the New Zealand Transport Agency Board.

No loss of life is acceptable, is the message behind the development of the Government’s new road safety strategy, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says tomorrow’s dawn ceremony to commemorate 50 years since the Wahine disaster will be a poignant occasion, and a highly personal memorial for those affected by the tragedy.