FTD Geared Up

Government releases draft GPS on land transport

The draft 2018 government policy statement (GPS) on land transport released on 3 April is an important step towards making New Zealand’s roads safer so the country’s appalling number of road deaths can be reduced, says Transport Minister Phil Twyford. READ MORE >>

Eastland Port passes three million tonnes of cargo milestone

It takes skilled wharf staff and a whole lot of collaboration to shift three million tonnes of cargo at a port short on ship berths and storage space, says Eastland Port general manager Andrew Gaddum. READ MORE >>

Tremendous progress on South Island key coastal route continues

The reopening of State Highway 1 (SH1) at night through Kaikoura from late April marks another step closer to fully restoring the transport networks in the region, say the NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail. READ MORE >>

Foodstuffs partners with local and global experts for supply chain excellence

Foodstuffs is partnering with global transport technology partners as part of its overall supply chain transformation programme, and is already reaping the benefits with reduced costs and delivery times. READ MORE >>

Wellington’s bright idea

Wellington City Council is installing 14,500 eco-friendly LED street lights across the city in a bid to lower energy consumption and to improve public safety. READ MORE >>

New mobile safety barrier for Auckland motorways

Auckland motorists will soon be sharing the motorway with a new road maintenance vehicle that’s expected to improve safety, efficiency and traffic flows. READ MORE >>

Air New Zealand calls for tighter regulations on drones

Air New Zealand is advocating for tighter regulation for the illegal operation of drones after a near-miss with an international flight approaching Auckland Airport in late March which potentially put the safety of 278 customers and crew at risk. READ MORE >>

Exciting recycling possibilities for the Pacific islands

The China Navigation Company (CNCo) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment (SPREP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to address critical waste management issues in the Pacific islands. READ MORE >>

Manukau’s new bus station opens

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff, along with Transport Minister Phil Twyford and the Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board, has opened the new state-of-the-art Manukau Bus Station. READ MORE >>
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