Media releases

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

11 October 2016

Sad milestone for 2016 road toll

With 81 days still to go in the year the number of people killed on our roads is now more than the entire 2013 road toll. “In 2013 New Zealand had a record low road toll of 253 deaths but since then t... Read more

7 October 2016

SUV competition heats up with latest ANCAP ratings

Competition is strong within the New Zealand SUV market and with the latest release of 5 star ANCAP ratings for the BMW X1 and the new Volkswagen Tiguan. Both models come equipped with an active bonne... Read more

7 October 2016

Market well covered with 2016 New Zealand Car of the Year top 10

This year’s New Zealand Car of the Year award finalists will force judges to make some hard decisions to determine their top pick. The New Zealand Automobile Association and New Zealand Motoring Write... Read more

3 October 2016

AA adds another layer of protection with health care

Today the AA enters the health insurance market with the launch of AA Health, in partnership with nib, offering a suite of insurance products designed to provide additional layers of protection for Me... Read more

16 September 2016

Auckland transport strategy has the tick - just do it

The AA says that yesterday’s release of the final report of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) is a major milestone in Auckland transport planning, and is calling on the Government and Au... Read more

31 August 2016

Safe cars don’t cost an arm and a leg according to latest safety rating guide

Vehicles are becoming safer, but not necessarily more expensive according to the latest 2016 Used Car Safety Ratings (UCSR) guide released today. The guide is based on extensive real world crash data ... Read more

31 August 2016

5 stars for yet to be released Holden

Holden will release the 2017 Trailblazer SUV later this year which will carry the same 5 star ANCAP safety rating of the 2012 Colorado 7 – the vehicle it is based on. It comes with a range of safety t... Read more

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