The driver mentor programme being launched in South Auckland today (18 February 2015) is aimed at helping young learner drivers to get their restricted licence, achieve independence and employment, and become safer on the roads.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists there will be Bridge Painting, Line Marking, and Bridge Joint Repair work on the Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) Northbound between Oteha Valley and Silverdale, on the nights of 17th -19th and 22nd of February 2015.
• New technology to give NZTA greater information on the health of the country’s roads • Mapping the total road network in New Zealand for the first time12,000 lane kilometres of data to be collected in the initial year – the equivalent of travelling from Wellington to Los Angeles
Two sculptures inspired by the history and natural environment of the Bay of Plenty will be installed along the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) ahead of the highway’s official opening this year, the NZ Transport Agency says.
This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate ‘NZ’s favourite place to cycle’ and thousands of nominations rolled in. This February, which is Bike Wise Month, New Zealanders are asked to vote for their favourite from a shortlist of finalists.
Motorists travelling State Highway 73 through Arthur’s Pass next week are being advised by the NZ Transport Agency to allow up to 40 minutes longer for their journey time because of road works on the highway.