Media releases

8 December 2016

Puhoi to Warkworth a vital step forward for Northland

The AA is delighted that construction is officially underway on the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway extension – a project which will deliver huge benefits for Northland by improving travel times and allev... Read more

8 December 2016

Nod to the future with Mercedes-Benz E-Class – 2016 Car of the Year

Cutting-edge technology alongside world-class styling and an ultimate driving experience has helped the Mercedes-Benz E-Class to pole position at the 2016 New Zealand Car of the Year awards on Wednesd... Read more

5 December 2016

AA backs proposal to boost regional tourism infrastructure

The AA supports a proposal to create a national fund dedicated to tackling the infrastructure challenges impacting tourism in our regions. AA General Manager Travel and Tourism Grant Lilly says most N... Read more

2 December 2016

New transport funding tools for Auckland - look before you leap

Auckland AA Members are ready to consider new ways to pay for the city’s transport infrastructure, but the most straightforward – and popular – tool may be one the Council already has at hand. That’s ... Read more

1 December 2016

Deadly December warning for drivers

The AA is reminding drivers to take special care as the most lethal month on our roads begins today. In the last five years December has averaged nearly 31 deaths on the roads, well above any other mo... Read more

8 November 2016

New Holden Astra set to debut with 5 star safety rating

If you’re after a small, structurally safe car that looks out for more than just the driver then Holden’s latest offering- the Astra - will be one to keep an eye out for. It’s due to hit the New Zeala... Read more

3 November 2016

Commerce Commission’s stance on OTAs weak – AA

The Commerce Commission’s acceptance of a partial concession by two global online travel agent (OTAs) giants to amend contracts with their Kiwi clients does little to benefit tourism in New Zealand. T... Read more

3 November 2016

AA Traveller intensifies focus on domestic travel

More information, more experiences, more choices and easier ways to book New Zealand accommodation and activities will soon be unveiled to travellers. AA Traveller has been involved in New Zealand’s t... Read more

2 November 2016

People’s Choice voting open – Which is YOUR NZ Car of the Year?

Voting is now open for 2016 New Zealand Car of the Year People’s Choice award. The People’s Choice vote provides an opportunity for the public to have its say on which of the top 10 New Zealand Car of... Read more

20 October 2016

Seatbelt deaths a senseless tragedy

People not wearing seat belts and dying on our roads has to stop, says New Zealand’s leading road safety organisation the Automobile Association. "It's hard to believe that heading into Labour weekend... Read more

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