Media releases

7 December 2021

Alcohol interlocks prevent near 40,000 attempts to drive

Alcohol interlocks in the cars of high-risk drunk drivers stopped 37,061 attempts to use the vehicle in 2020.

3 December 2021

AA Pet Insurance announce sponsorship of New Zealand Epilepsy Assist Dog Trust

AA Pet Insurance is delighted to announce its 2022 sponsorship partnership with the New Zealand Epilepsy Assist Dog Trust.

25 November 2021

AA Traveller and Adventure South NZ launch exclusive cycling and walking tour partnership

AA Traveller is thrilled to announce a new partnership with New Zealand’s leading cycling and walking tour operator, Adventure South NZ.

6 November 2021

AA DRIVEN NZ Car of the Year makes a 2021 comeback

After a year hiatus, the AA DRIVEN New Zealand Car of the Year is returning for 2021.

3 November 2021

AA relocates its Centre to Rototuna

As Waikato takes a step down in Covid restrictions, the Rototuna AA Centre team are celebrating housewarming day after their shift to a new location with the Hamilton Mayor in attendance.

1 November 2021

No tow truck required - AA Roadservice launches Rapid Recovery Vehicle

The AA has launched a roadside assistance vehicle in Auckland capable of an All-Wheels-Up recovery it hopes will save motorists time and hassle when they break down. The purpose-built Rapid Recovery Vehicle (RRV) can deploy its trailer and lift all four wheels of a broken-down vehicle weighing up to 2.5 tonnes (covering most personal vehicles) in about 10-15 minutes, removing the need to call for a tow truck if the vehicle is unable to be mobilised at the roadside.

21 October 2021

AA hopes for first fatality free Labour weekend

The AA does not want to see any repeat of the tragic last Labour weekend on the roads this year.

18 October 2021

AA Feilding shifts house but remains in town centre

It’s housewarming day for the Feilding AA Centre team as they celebrate their move to a new location in town with the Manawatū Mayor in attendance.

27 September 2021

Speed limit changes must make sense to people

Speed limit proposals need to match the look and feel of the road to be most successful.

20 September 2021

AA Auto Glass introduces its service to Queenstown

Whether you’re back on the road to your favourite café or store, or visiting the reopened ski fields, a cracked windscreen is one way to dampen your drive - fortunately, AA Auto Glass have now introduced their service to Queenstown.

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