Media releases

23 February 2006

Extra road funding announcement great news for motorists

“The AA is delighted the government has listened to the concerns of the motorists, and decided to fully fund Transit New Zealand’s $685 million budget shortfall,” says AA Motoring Affairs Manager Mike Noon.

22 February 2006

State Highway plan fails to deliver

“Last year’s Transit New Zealand 10-Year State Highway Forecast was generally agreed to be making progress to address our roading requirements. What a difference 12 months makes!” says AA Waikato District Chairman Trevor Follows.

15 February 2006

AA welcomes Government commitment to fund Auckland roads

The AA welcomes the Finance Minister’s announcement today that the government is committed to paying for Auckland transport projects that have already been announced.

14 February 2006

AA urges motorists to purchase cars with three-point seat belts

The AA encourages motorists to purchase cars with three-point seat belts if they intend on regularly carrying passengers.Jack Biddle, AA Technical Advice Manager, says “in the event of an accident, a three-point belt in the centre of the rear seat provides far greater protection for passengers than a lap belt.

7 January 2006

New laws will have a positive effect on road safety

Twelve new transport laws came into effect yesterday.

8 December 2005

PetrolWatch – November 2005

Fuel Prices for November

15 November 2005

Ground-breaking online travel planner launched

The most innovative online travel information service is being launched today in the shape of AA SmartMap, and it’s available free to all New Zealanders.

4 November 2005

PetrolWatch – October 2005

Fuel prices for October

31 October 2005

AA helps public save on fuel

The AA is giving everyone the opportunity to save on fuel every time they re-licence their vehicle.

4 October 2005

PetrolWatch – September 2005

Fuel prices for September

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