Media releases

27 May 2022

No sign of Auckland’s congestion woes improving - AA

Auckland’s congestion hit record highs in months free from Covid restrictions last year, despite a slight decline in the city’s population.

6 May 2022

AA Driving School expands to Queenstown and welcomes long-time educator as Instructor

The AA Driving School is thrilled to expand its network to a new corner of the country with the reintroduction of an Instructor to Queenstown.

11 April 2022

AA announces new Chief Technology Officer to guide IT journey

The AA is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Technology Officer, Phil Coster.

1 April 2022

On Road Costs now more important than ever before – AA

Car buyers in New Zealand will now need to be much more aware of the emissions a vehicle puts out with the Government’s Clean Car Discount scheme coming into effect today.

9 March 2022

AA welcomes historic passing of drugged driver testing

The AA wants to see roadside drug testing start happening as soon as possible following Parliament’s historic passing of the legislation allowing it yesterday.

28 February 2022

AA Health Insurance introduces non-PHARMAC Plus add-on

AA Health Insurance is now providing customers access to wider treatment options with a new non-PHARMAC Plusadd-on to its Private Hospital covers.

27 January 2022

Road safety review shows plenty of room for improvement

The AA hopes that the review of Government road safety investment and delivery released today will mean more police out on the roads in the near future.

1 January 2022

Too many lives lost on the roads again in 2021

There has been little improvement on road deaths in New Zealand this year, with 319 people having been killed in crashes.

14 December 2021

Keep calm and carry on (on the roads out of Auckland) - AA

The AA is urging motorists crossing the Auckland border on the 15th or over the weekend to be patient and allow plenty of time to get to their destination as the roads are expected to be busy.

10 December 2021

Never leave your children or pets in a parked vehicle: AA and SPCA’s warning to public

As the days are getting hotter, the AA and SPCA are reminding motorists to never leave their children or pets in parked cars - no matter where or how the car is parked, and not even for 5 minutes.

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