KiwiRail will receive $94 million for the 2013/14 financial year as part of the government’s ongoing commitment to the rail business’ Turnaround Plan.
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Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has authorised a Master Coordination Agreement between Qantas and Emirates, opening the way to shared services between the airlines on trans-Tasman routes.
Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse announced that he has signed changes to the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 and seven other Rules.
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has invited people to comment on changes to the WoF and CoF inspection frequency.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss announced on the Beehive website on April 8 that international shipping to and from New Zealand will be regulated under the Commerce Act. This is intended to improve oversight and to deliver competitive outcomes for exporting industries.
Police say that despite a largely trouble free Easter weekend on the nation’s roads, the three people who died are still three too many.
KiwiRail has announced that it will continue to operate the Capital Connection rail service between Palmerston North and Wellington for another two years.
New open skies air services agreement between New Zealand and Brazil
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Transport officials and police are hopeful that drivers this Easter holidays will ensure another fatality-free Easter weekend.