NZTA

'You will put us out of business' - bus plan slammed

'You will put us out of business' - bus plan slammed

A bus operator has slammed an Otago Regional Council transport plan, saying it would put his company out of business and result in drastic fare increases.

Intersection work to begin

Intersection work to begin

The grape vines have been removed, the land has been bought and the contractor is ready to go.

Deck extension deemed a danger

Deck extension deemed a danger

A Middlemarch woman's attempt to improve her business by extending a front deck has fallen foul of the New Zealand Transport Agency.

Road funding under pressure

The Queenstown Lakes District Council's transport committee has been told "don't get your hopes up" for extra road funding by the New Zealand Transport Agency.

Speed limit to be reduced near Waitati

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is looking at reducing the speed limit on State Highway 1 near the entrance to Waitati township, after years of concern from locals that the area is unsafe.

Tiny strip of land outstanding

A long-forgotten strip of land owned by a Dunedin merchant in the 1870s is proving a loose end for the New Zealand Transport Agency, as it ties up legal requirements for the Caversham highway.

Twin bridges to be replaced by 2014

Twin bridges to be replaced by 2014

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) yesterday announced that the 132-year-old twin bridges spanning the Waitaki River at Kurow and Hakataramea will be replaced by mid-2014.

No funds for road projects

A confirmed $8.8 million shortfall in funding from the New Zealand Transport Agency has meant Queenstown Lakes District Council cannot fund three roading projects.

Funding granted for next stage of cycleway

Funding granted for next stage of cycleway

The approval of more than $2 million of New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) funding for the next stage of Otago Peninsula cycleway is being hailed as a victory for the whole city.

Roads to 'get rougher' as budget slashed

Roads to 'get rougher' as budget slashed

A $4 million hole in its roading budget means the Dunedin City Council will be unable to do all the work it had planned to do on the city's roads in the next three years.

Syndicate content