Media releases

8 June 2016

Popular sports car punches above its weight for safety

Popular sports car and 2015 New Zealand Car of the Year finalist, the Mazda MX-5, has been awarded a 5 star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). The 2015 model is an... Read more

3 June 2016

Watch out for sun and ice on roads this weekend - AA

Sun-strike and icy roads are two things that drivers should be wary of this Queen’s Birthday Weekend, says the AA. “With sunny, clear conditions forecast over most of the country people will need to t... Read more

3 June 2016

Watch out for sun and ice on roads this weekend – AA

Sun-strike and icy roads are two things that drivers should be wary of this Queen’s Birthday Weekend, says the AA. “With sunny, clear conditions forecast over most of the country people will need to t... Read more

17 May 2016

AA Traveller welcomes additional Cycle Trail funding

AA Traveller welcomes the government’s increased commitment to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail with an additional $25 million in funding over the next four years. The funding boost represent... Read more

12 May 2016

No need to compromise on safety after the release of new ratings

There is now greater choice for those in the market for a safe commercial van or people mover after the recent release of several 5 star ANCAP safety ratings. Mercedes-Benz and Ford both have the ‘saf... Read more

10 May 2016

Congestion driving Aucklanders to breaking point

Traffic congestion is causing many Aucklanders to look at moving house, changing jobs or even leaving the city altogether, according to a new survey of Auckland AA Members. AA spokesman Barney Irvine ... Read more

5 May 2016

Electric vehicles package will increase choice for motorists

The AA welcomes the Minister of Transport’s announcement today of a package of initiatives to promote the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand. “With our high level of renewable electricity, New... Read more

21 April 2016

Long weekend traffic nightmares avoidable says AA Traveller

You’ve booked the rooms, figured out the activities and know where you’re eating this long weekend, but how will you avoid the frustratingly slow holiday traffic? Planning ahead is crucial before hitt... Read more

14 April 2016

Safer vehicles more affordable for middle New Zealand

Big or small, luxury or standard the latest release of 5 star ANCAP safety ratings show consumer choice for buying a safe vehicle is at an all-time high. The small Holden Spark, Skoda Superb, Jaguar X... Read more

4 April 2016

Road trippers find more to small towns than beauty

Jumping in a car to hit the beach or to go to a favourite spot are fairly standard reasons for a Kiwi road trip, but what about finding out about who you are? “More and more people are travelling to t... Read more

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