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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.

New Zealand today released a statement at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Greenhouse Gas reduction strategy negotiations in London, urging IMO member states to work towards a meaningful and effective outcome in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Transport Minister Phil Twyford is encouraging the public to have their say on the Government’s proposal to increase fuel excise duty by between 9 and 12 cents a litre over three years.

The Draft Government Policy Statement (GPS) 2018 on land transport released today is an important step towards making our roads safer so we can reduce New Zealand’s appalling number of road deaths, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.

The Government will hold a Local Government Road Safety Summit in Wellington on 9 April, as it moves to make safety a top priority for transport investment, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.

State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch will re-open for night-time travel from the end of April for the first time since the Kaikoura earthquake in November 2016, Transport Minister Phil Twyford has announced.

The first reading of the Land Transport Management (Regional Fuel Tax) Amendment Bill is an important step towards helping Auckland meet its transport challenges, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.

Legislation to allow regions to apply for a regional fuel tax, initially for Auckland, will be introduced to Parliament today, Transport Minister Phil Twyford has announced.

A new Future Technology Leadership Group will help New Zealand harness some of the $1.5 billion a year estimated value to the economy from Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) as well as the social benefits they create, Transport Minister Phil Twyford said today.

A report from the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee confirms the Government is on the right track to prepare New Zealand for the future of mobility, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.

Minister of Transport, Phil Twyford, has this morning opened the recently upgraded Te Onewa Pā, located under the northern end of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, with a dawn blessing.