Media releases

30 April 2020

Government must seize the day on Wellington highway upgrades

After years without progress, now is the time for critical highway improvements in the Wellington region to finally happen, says the AA.

28 April 2020

AA asks Members to only call if urgent as it forecasts record-breaking day

The AA is asking its Members to only request Roadservice assistance if urgent as it works through a backlog of calls, on what is shaping up to be the busiest day on record.

24 April 2020

Government must seize the day on Woodend Bypass

After decades without progress, now is the time for the Woodend Bypass to finally happen, says the AA.

15 April 2020

Super-charge road safety and maintenance investment now: AA

The AA is calling on the Government to super-charge investment in key areas of road safety and for road maintenance in order to help stimulate the economy in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

9 April 2020

AA urges home-trips not road-trips this Easter

For the first time ever, the AA is urging its Members not to get behind the wheel this Easter.

7 April 2020

AA Auto Glass urgent windscreen repairs for essential travel

AA Auto Glass is now available at Level 4 for urgent vehicle windscreen repairs, replacements and calibration services:

2 April 2020

AA Auto Centres open appointment-only for essential workers

AA Auto Centres in 15 locations nationwide are now available for appointment-only Warrant of Fitness (WoF) and urgent repairs for vehicles involved in essential services, and their supply chains.

29 January 2020

Resuscitated roads are vitally needed - AA

Motorists around the country will be welcoming today’s announcement from the Government of multiple major roading projects being resuscitated.

28 January 2020

New law means wheel clampers can’t charge more than $100

The Automobile Association (AA) and Consumer NZ are advising motorists that if their vehicle is wheel clamped, they should not be charged more than $100 to release the clamp. A recent amendment to the Land Transport Act, which took effect in January, caps clamping fees at $100.

1 January 2020

2019 a first step in road deaths reduction

The AA is encouraged by the first meaningful reduction in New Zealand’s road deaths in years during 2019, even if there is still a long way to go.

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