NZTA

Nevis Bluff situation clarified

The air has been cleared between Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper and the New Zealand Transport Agency after a meeting yesterday at which the state of Nevis Bluff was explained.

Council concerns for road funding

Council concerns for road funding

There are fears Dunedin could lose out to Auckland as a result of proposed changes to the way the New Zealand Transport Agency allocates funding for roading projects.

'Slippery' road led to crash

'Slippery' road led to crash

The slippery surface of a worn South Otago road ''let down'' a female Dunedin motorist and contributed to her death, Otago-Southland coroner David Crerar says.

Bill could solve ORC's contract legality problem

Bill could solve ORC's contract legality problem

The Otago Regional Council's problems with its new public bus service contracts may be solved by legislation being drafted by the Labour Party.

Illegal truck moves a safety concern

The New Zealand Transport Agency and Dunedin City Council have had talks with Cadbury staff after being horrified to learn large trucks were sometimes driving against one-way traffic to enter the Dunedin factory yard.

Buses as political footballs

Buses as political footballs

The Otago Regional Council's spat with the New Zealand Transport Agency is concerning - particularly if it comes at a cost to ratepayers.

ORC may lose $1.5m over bus contract clash

ORC may lose $1.5m over bus contract clash

Up to $1.5 million of Government funding could be lost to the Otago Regional Council, if it fails to make peace with the New Zealand Transport Agency over bus contracts.

Council defies agency over buses

Council defies agency over buses

The Otago Regional Council has awarded new contracts for Dunedin public bus services, despite a threat from the New Zealand Transport Agency that it would not subsidise the services.

Cycle lobby against Anzac Ave proposal

Cycle lobby  against Anzac Ave proposal

A Dunedin cycle lobby group says a New Zealand Transport Agency proposal for a central city intersection where a cyclist was killed will do little, if anything, to actually improve safety, despite that being the objective.

NZTA bus funding cut threat

NZTA bus funding cut threat

National funding for Otago public bus services may be withheld because the Otago Regional Council is forging ahead with an unapproved tender process.

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