Media releases

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.

10 June 2021

Making NZ’s current vehicles greener critical to emissions goals - AA

Achieving the future targets for reducing transport emissions just released by the Climate Change Commission will need more focus on what New Zealand can do in the present, says the Automobile Association.

28 May 2021

AA wants SH5 priority to be road improvements not speed limit

The AA is calling on authorities to listen to the response from the community on its speed reviews of SH5 and SH51 and prioritise work to fix and upgrade the roads as the best way to improve safety.

13 May 2021

AA Preferred Dealer Network launches with 26 reputable dealers

AA Motoring has launched its AA Preferred Dealer Network with 26 high quality, licenced Motor Vehicle Traders on its books.

3 May 2021

CEO to retire after leading Automobile Association for 40 years

A career spanning 40 years with the New Zealand Automobile Association is coming to an end for Chief Executive Officer Brian Gibbons who will retire at the end of January 2022.

29 April 2021

Sunstrike season is here – AA advice for road users

The annual hazard of sunstrike has arrived and the AA is sharing some safety tips for Otago drivers and other road users.

31 March 2021

AA Smartfuel launches tech solution for offsetting carbon emissions

AA Smartfuel has partnered with carbon offsetting company CarbonClick to make it simple for its 2.8 million customers to take measurable action on their carbon footprint.

24 March 2021

Travel-lovers set to benefit as AA Smartfuel’s new partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer takes flight

AA Smartfuel is today launching a new partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer making travel more accessible for Kiwis, allowing them to connect with family and friends and support local tourism operators.

22 March 2021

More road maintenance funding critically needed in Northland - AA

The AA wants a campaign to revitalise road maintenance across the country to start in Northland.

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