Media releases about mapping and traffic.
12 November 2020
A ‘freak’ gust of wind and a truck being caught in precisely the wrong place at precisely the wrong time resulted in a two-week-long traffic headache for many Aucklanders, but AA congestion data suggests the impact could have been a lot worse had traffic been at pre-Covid levels.
21 April 2016
You’ve booked the rooms, figured out the activities and know where you’re eating this long weekend, but how will you avoid the frustratingly slow holiday traffic?
19 June 2013
As a fierce cold snap bears down on the country, the AA urges motorists to check road conditions before travelling and to avoid driving in snowy or stormy weather.
14 June 2013
As people increasingly turn to social media and other web-based sources for fast facts and rich information, accuracy can be left wanting.
31 March 2011
The AA has launched New Zealand’s leading traffic travel time information service.
22 December 2010
The service provides motorists with information on traffic flows and congestion for all state highways and arterial roads across New Zealand. It is updated every five minutes using data collected from thousands of vehicles around the country.
26 May 2010
AA Traffic spokesman, Phil Allen, says the www.aaroadwatch.co.nz website currently has 840 identified incidents, including floods, slips, road closures and roadworks.
8 March 2010
Phil Allen, AA Traffic spokesperson says "this is a classic example of a serious incident that impacted on a very large number of motorists on Sunday. State Highway One was closed due to poor visibility from the smoke and this caused serious disruption to traffic. As soon as we received information from the authorities, we were able to quickly identify the location and warn motorists away from the area."
21 January 2010
The AA is supporting the New Zealand Transport Agency's decision to 'call-in' Waterview Connection and ensure the motorway's consenting process is undertaken within a reasonable time period.
20 January 2010
The AA announced today that AA Traffic, the first step in the development of real time traffic information in New Zealand, now includes motorway congestion and flow details for State Highways 1 and 16 in Auckland.