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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.

AAs new Rapid Recovery Vehicle Blog 1

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.

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