Archive for April, 2010

NZ Airports: Trans Tasman Traffic Stokes Airport Volumes

Australians lured to NZ by affordable short-haul getaway packages are underpinning volumes through Auckland International Airport. Arrivals from across the Tasman jumped about 16% …

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NZ Airports: Trans Tasman Traffic Stokes Airport Volumes

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has a blunt message for customers of KiwiRail – it is time to sharpen their pencils and it’s exactly what …

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Truck Safety: MP intervenes to improve truck safety problem

Labour’s Transport Safety spokesperson Darien Fenton says she will be taking action over what she describes as “horrific revelations” truck drivers routinely fall asleep …

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Transport Regulation: Govt cleans up rules for hazardous goods

Dangerous goods transporters on road and rail are to comment on improvements to the Hazardous Substances (Tank Wagons and Transportable Containers) Regulations 2004 (The …

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NZ Rail Sector: KiwiRail Customers Must Pay More

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has a blunt message for customers of KiwiRail – it is time to sharpen their pencils and it’s exactly what …

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Alternative Fuel: Bio-diesel plant waiting on oil price moves

Bio-diesel NZ is holding off committing up to $20m to build a commercial bio-diesel plant at its Rolleston site south west of Chch until …

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NZ Road Transport: Upside for transport firms as economy recovers

Mainfreight, the biggest operator in NZ’s LCL, or less-than-container-load, freight market has “left the recession behind” and is heading for improved earnings in the …

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NZ Rail: New Chairman Has Right Stuff To Steer KiwiRail

Jim Bolger’s ‘retirement’ as chair of KiwiRail came sooner than the former PM would have liked. He was originally appointed for a one-year term …

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NZ Rail Sector: Rail industry update coming in April

A snap shot of the state of the rail industry in NZ will be held on 21 April in Wellington when the NZ Rail …

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NZ Transport Management: Moller Moves NZTA away from change management

Chris Moller, probably most widely known as former chief of the NZ Rugby Union, begins his three-year term as chair of the NZ Transport …

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