There have been more resignations at the embattled New Zealand Transport Agency, following the sudden departure of its chief executive amid pressure over faulty warrant checks.
Downer NZ's roading division has secured an $86million seven-year contract covering the maintenance, marking and resurfacing of much of Otago's network of state highways.
The New Zealand Transport Agency is warning motorists to take care as highways begin to wilt under a sustained assault from the sun.
Some drivers are facing ''grave difficulties'' in using a major Mosgiel intersection at peak times, a community representative, Bill Feather, warns.
Careys Bay resident Kristine Nicolau is frustrated that the fight to have a permanent 30kmh speed restriction in the Port Chalmers main street has still not been won.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has $1.6 million worth of bridge strengthening work under way, or about to, on highways in Central Otago and the Queenstown Lakes district.
A business case being prepared for new separated cycleways along Dunedin's one-way streets is now expected to be made public within two months, the New Zealand Transport Agency says.
A Dunedin intersection which the owner of a nearby business says is unsafe is about get some attention.
A multimillion-dollar cut to New Zealand Transport Agency funding for Dunedin roading projects is a ''bitter pill to swallow'', and could have implications for work programmes across the city, Dunedin City Council staff say.
A collaboration between the New Zealand Transport Agency and southern organisations is aimed at reducing the high rate of death and injury road crashes in the South caused by overseas drivers.
A rock hurled through the window of a Dunedin night bus - while passengers were on board - is the latest sign of escalating tension between the operator and some city taxi drivers, it has been claimed.
As government funding for roads comes under review, the burden of cost is increasingly shifting on to local ratepayers. In the South, many districts face a crossroads. To keep the regions moving, do councils raise rates, or let roads fall by the wayside?
Looming deadlines for New Zealand Transport Agency funding assistance are pressing the Dunedin City Council to identify its transportation project priorities before considering other budget priorities.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has called for the Otago Regional Council to hold on to Dunedin's bus system for the next two years.
Extensions to public bus contracts due to changes in the Land Transport Act are costing the Otago Regional Council an extra $145,000.
New Zealand's roading network will continue to play an essential part in transportation, no matter what lies in store for the world's oil supply, the head of the New Zealand Transport Agency says.
Two roads in the Otago region are classified as high risk by the New Zealand Transport Agency.