Media releases

28 November 2019

AA welcomes safer variable speed limits for schools

Most drivers will be on board with the Government’s plans to reduce speed limits around schools and bring back signs ahead of speed cameras, says the Automobile Association.

15 October 2019

AA calls for a re-think on SH6 speed limit proposal

The AA is concerned that the NZ Transport Agency is losing public confidence by proposing a blanket speed limit reduction along the whole road between Nelson and Blenheim.

15 October 2019

Future-proofed design for new Manawatū Tararua highway

The AA is pleased to hear the design for the road that will eventually replace the closed Manawatu Gorge will now be four lanes for its whole length.

4 October 2019

A welcome step forward for Otaki to Levin highway

Local communities and drivers in the lower North Island will be welcoming the Government committing to work to improve the highway from Otaki to Levin.

25 September 2019

AA concerned at number of drink drivers avoiding interlocks

Nearly half the drink drivers facing an alcohol interlock are not being sentenced to one, a report from the AA Research Foundation has found.

25 September 2019

Government continues to ignore key road safety projects – AA

The AA is frustrated that urgent upgrades to some of our most dangerous sections of state highway still won’t progress.

19 September 2019

Highway projects top priority for additional funding - AA

The AA is hoping to see much-needed highway safety projects get a boost from newly available funding within the transport budget.

29 August 2019

Safe and sensible decision made on Transmission Gully tolling

NZTA has made a good call to not toll Transmission Gully, says the Automobile Association.

22 August 2019

Light rail delay creates opportunity to accelerate highway projects

The AA is calling on the Government to bring forward critical highway projects while time is spent properly developing the plans for a rapid transit system in Auckland.

16 May 2019

Funding questions remain crucial for getting Wellington moving

How much of the whole Wellington region’s transport budget would be needed to deliver the Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) package is an immediate question now that the plan is out, says the AA.

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