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21 September 2022

No tow truck required - AA launches its first Rapid Recovery Vehicle in the South Island

One of the AA’s latest fleet innovations is hitting Queenstown roads this week - a roadside assistance vehicle capable of an ‘All-Wheels-Up’ recovery.

15 September 2022

Monumental clean-up effort of SH59 reopens important linkk

The AA is pleased to see one of the main routes into the capital reopen following a fast and pragmatic response by Waka Kotahi.

15 September 2022

Kiwis urged to support rangatahi to reduce road fatalities

As youth-led road safety awareness month SAFER September takes place, the AA and Students Against Dangerous Driving (SADD/Kaitiaki o Ara) are urging Kiwis to check in with young drivers and be vigilant about road safety to prevent the number of people killed or seriously injured on our roads in 2022 from climbing further.

31 August 2022

AA applauds Waka Kotahi’s efforts to reopen SH6

AA Nelson District chairman Richard Popenhagen has praised Waka Kotahi and the work crews for their rapid efforts to reopen State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson following last week's devastating rain.

28 July 2022

Cause for concern in latest road safety figures - AA

The AA is concerned at a bounce back in deaths on our roads this year, following the release of the Government’s latest annual Road To Zero monitoring report.

15 July 2022

AA brings its mobile EV charging breakdown vans to Auckland

AA is adding help for EV owners with the launch of two mobile EV charging Roadservice vans in Auckland.

12 July 2022

AA Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency reopens its doors in Gisborne

Licensing services have a new home at 198 Grey Street, Gisborne as the AA is back in business on the East Coast.

1 July 2022

AA reminds motorists to take care this winter

As winter continues to make its presence felt throughout the country, the AA is reminding Kiwis to keep themselves safe by driving to the conditions and staying on top of vehicle maintenance.

22 June 2022

AA eagerly anticipates arrival of tyre recycling scheme

The AA is pleased that the country’s first tyre recycling scheme, Tyrewise, is set to get underway next year, and believes it will be revolutionary in terms of New Zealand’s sustainability efforts.

14 June 2022

AA announces new GM Channel Strategy & Delivery

The Automobile Association is delighted to announce it has appointed Kath Woollard to the role of General Manager Channel Strategy & Delivery.

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