Media releases

21 October 2021

AA hopes for first fatality free Labour weekend

The AA does not want to see any repeat of the tragic last Labour weekend on the roads this year.

27 September 2021

Speed limit changes must make sense to people

Speed limit proposals need to match the look and feel of the road to be most successful.

15 September 2021

AA announces new CEO to guide next stage of journey

The Board of New Zealand’s Automobile Association is delighted to announce that Nadine Tereora has been appointed as its new CEO from February next year.

7 September 2021

New road maintenance funding as valuable as gold bricks - AA

The AA welcomes the Government’s decision to provide additional funding to revitalise road maintenance across the country.

7 September 2021

AA’s call for more maintenance answered – AA Northland

AA Northland welcomes the Government’s decision to top up the funding available for much needed road maintenance work in the region.

10 August 2021

AA welcomes Government’s decision not to toll Puhoi to Warkworth

The AA welcomes the Government‘s announcement that the Puhoi to Warkworth (Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi) Northern Motorway extension (State Highway 1) will not be a toll road.

30 July 2021

AA’s first EV charging breakdown van celebrates 1st birthday

The AA’s first electric vehicle charging breakdown van has been on the road in Wellington for more than a year – giving EVs a boost at the roadside 2 to 3 times a month on average.

17 July 2021

Plenty of questions still to be answered on Golden Mile car ban - AA

Banning private cars from Wellington’s Golden Mile is what the AA expected Let’s Get Wellington Moving’s decision makers to opt for and the challenge they will now have is implementing the change in a way that will work well for people.

13 July 2021

Good mix of carrot and stick in clean car package - AA

The Government’s actions to increase New Zealand’s uptake of low-emissions vehicles announced today is a well-balanced and positive package, says the AA.

24 June 2021

Nearly a quarter of New Zealand adults now read AA Directions New Blog Entry Page - Motoring section

Nearly a quarter (24.1%) of New Zealand adults aged 15+ now read AA Directions magazine, according to the latest Nielsen National Readership survey. AA Directions had an average issue readership of 991,000 between April 2020 and March 2021, the just-released Nielsen CMI Magazine Topline figures show. This was an increase of 54,000 year-on-year. AA Directions Editor Kath Webster, who recently celebrated 20 years with the magazine, says the magazine’s celebration of New Zealand and New Zealanders clearly resonates with readers.

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