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SH1 ranking could have funding toll

SH1 ranking could have funding toll

Funding for state highway transport projects within Otago and Southland could be compromised by a decision to rank State Highway 1 between Dunedin and Invercargill in a secondary tier of nationally important routes.

Many people re-register their vehicles correctly

Crises of conscience, or fear, looks to have led dozens of Otago people into re-registering their vehicles correctly, but those who have not, might be facing a court appearance.

Maintaining Otago roads a priority

Future investment in Otago's transport network is likely to be prioritised towards maintaining the region's highways and roads, with the potential for diverting more freight options towards rail, and pushing for ongoing improvements to travel safety.

Demolition of house under way

Demolition of house under way

A demolition crew has moved in to pull down the first house in a row of 20 properties which will eventually be removed to make way for an upgrade of Caversham Valley Rd.

Road gritting to continue as usual

Road gritting to continue as usual

Gritting of alpine roads will continue in the Queenstown Lakes district this winter, after a flood of submissions convinced the New Zealand Transport Agency and the district council to keep funding the safety measure.

Irate over speed limit

Duntroon is not giving up its fight to have the speed limit lowered in the town.

ORC criticises national bus standards

The quality of Otago regional bus fleets could be compromised by a proposed national standard for urban buses which ignores the gains in quality made during the past five years, Otago Regional councillors say.

Effluent discharge problems raised

Otago regional councillor Duncan Butcher has spoken out about continuing problems with effluent being discharged from stock trucks in Central Otago.

$85 million budget for Dunedin roads

$85 million budget for Dunedin roads

Dunedin motorists are set to benefit from a transport package of highway and roading network upgrades totalling about $85 million during the next five years.

Police promise five encounters a day

Police promise five encounters a day

Five plus a day will take on a new meaning around Dunedin at the weekend, with a new campaign promising motorists they will encounter a police officer at least five times on their travels this weekend, Queen's Birthday.

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