Media releases

19 December 2016

Commitment to Kaikoura coastal route provides certainty

The AA welcomes the Government’s commitment to reinstating the coastal route to Kaikoura. Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the existing State Highway 1 and rail corridor to the no... Read more

19 December 2016

A summer of Must Do’s for Kiwi travellers

Just in time for summer, AA Traveller has presented a freshly collated, vibrant collection of absolute Must-Do’s for Kiwi holidaymakers. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the original 101 Must D... Read more

15 December 2016

Commitment to Kaikoura coastal route provides certainty

The AA welcomes the Government’s commitment to reinstating the coastal route to Kaikoura. Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the existing State Highway 1 and rail corridor to the no... Read more

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

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