Media releases about infrastructure.

16 March 2015

Time for Plan C in Auckland transport funding debate – AA, NZCID

The Automobile Association (AA) and the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID) believe that neither of the Auckland Council’s Long-Term Plan budget options is up to scratch, and ar... Read more

10 March 2015

AA welcomes progress on Waikato Expressway

The AA welcomes today’s announcement that work on the final three sections of the Waikato Expressway will begin this year. Funding has been approved for the Hamilton and Longswamp sections of the Expr... Read more

29 September 2014

AA applauds Waterview progress

The AA congratulates the NZ Transport Agency on reaching the halfway point in construction of the Waterview Connection, a pair of 2.4km tunnels that will complete Auckland’s Western Ring Route. Alice,... Read more

29 July 2014

AA delighted at next step for Transmission Gully

Transmission Gully will create a second, safer and faster route between Wellington and the rest of the North Island, says the AA. It was announced today that construction of the long-awaited highway w... Read more

1 April 2014

Rail electrification a big step forward for Auckland’s network – AA

The switching-on of overhead lines into the Britomart Transport Centre today by Prime Minister John Key is an important step forward for the development of Auckland’s transport network, says the AA. “... Read more

18 December 2013

AA welcomes of privatised council parking enforcement in Wellington

The NZ Automobile Association has welcomed Wellington City Council’s decision to bring its parking enforcement services back in-house from July 2014. “This is great news for Wellington motorists. The ... Read more

11 December 2013

Timing perfect for new stretch of Waikato highway

Holiday drivers will enjoy a safer trip through the Waikato thanks to the opening of the Ngaruawahia Section of the Waikato Expressway. The AA is welcoming the completion of the 12.3km section of mult... Read more

3 December 2013

Northern Corridor progress an early Christmas present - AA

The AA has welcomed a landmark moment in the development of Wellington’s Northern Corridor highway, a project which will deliver important transport, economic and safety benefits for the lower North I... Read more

7 November 2013

Quick action needed on Auckland congestion

The latest congestion report for Australasia shows that Auckland has to find ways to get more out of its roading network, says the Automobile Association. The latest TomTom Index measuring congestion ... Read more

28 June 2013

Government gives certainty to Auckland's transport future - AA

The AA welcomes the Government’s announcement of a $10 billion package of major infrastructure projects to meet Auckland’s future transport needs. The Government’s commitment to the City Rail Loop, a ... Read more

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