Media releases

26 May 2023

AA looks back on 120 years of keeping Kiwis moving

The New Zealand Automobile Association is marking its 120th anniversary today reflecting on some memorable Member moments.

30 March 2023

AA appoints Chief Marketing Officer to guide brand evolution

The AA has appointed Jenni Ryan to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer to develop the Association’s Membership offer and build on the brand’s legacy as one of New Zealand’s most loved and trusted brands as it approaches its 120th year.

20 March 2023

AA Traveller to stop printing free maps and guides

After more than 90 years of producing free travel guides and printed maps for Members, the AA has made the tough decision to stop doing so.

6 March 2023

Drugged driving decision another blow to road safety - AA

The AA is shocked and frustrated at the news that roadside drug testing like is used in other countries will not be introduced in New Zealand as planned.

27 January 2023

Truck weigh station will create risks SH1 near Rakaia

The AA is disappointed that Waka Kotahi is going ahead with a truck weigh station north of Rakaia despite safety concerns raised by multiple groups.

1 January 2023

Road toll rockets back to pre-pandemic levels

More needs to be done to reduce road deaths after the worst year of fatal crashes since 2018, says the Automobile Association.

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14 December 2022

The AA names new Chief Mobility Officer

The Automobile Association has announced a new role for the organisation, appointing former GM Motoring Services Jonathan Sergel, as its Chief Mobility Officer.

Ford Ranger

2 December 2022

Ford Ranger wins 2022 AA DRIVEN New Zealand Car of the Year

Completely updated and as fit-for purpose as ever, New Zealand’s most popular and best-selling vehicle, the Ford Ranger, has impressed the AA Motoring and DRIVEN judging panel and claimed the title as 2022 AA DRIVEN New Zealand Car of the Year.

20 October 2022

AA to assist breakdowns on 2 wheels with Roadservice for bicycles

The AA has introduced Roadservice for bicycles to New Zealand - giving cyclists some peace of mind if they come into tyre trouble on their road rides.

29 September 2022

New AA Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency opens in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt locals have a brand new home for a raft of licensing services as the latest AA Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency opens its doors this week.

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