Media releases about infrastructure.

6 September 2023

EV infrastructure commitment will energise battery vehicle uptake and charge lower-carbon future

A signalled investment plan to install 10,000 public EV chargers around the country by 2030 would be a hugely positive step towards getting more New Zealanders into EVs and hitting emissions reduction targets.

16 June 2023

Pūhoi to Warkworth highway will deliver great benefits - AA

The opening of the new Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi to Warkworth section of State Highway 1 will be a long-awaited leap forward for safer, shorter and more reliable travel between Northland and Auckland, says the AA.

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.

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.

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.

10 August 2021

AA welcomes Government’s decision not to toll Puhoi to Warkworth

The AA welcomes the Government‘s announcement that the Puhoi to Warkworth (Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi) Northern Motorway extension (State Highway 1) will not be a toll road.

21 August 2020

No winners in Transmission Gully deal

There is certainty but little to celebrate in the latest announcement on Transmission Gully, says the AA.

29 January 2020

Resuscitated roads are vitally needed - AA

Motorists around the country will be welcoming today’s announcement from the Government of multiple major roading projects being resuscitated.

4 October 2019

A welcome step forward for Otaki to Levin highway

Local communities and drivers in the lower North Island will be welcoming the Government committing to work to improve the highway from Otaki to Levin.

25 September 2019

Government continues to ignore key road safety projects – AA

The AA is frustrated that urgent upgrades to some of our most dangerous sections of state highway still won’t progress.

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