Tag Archives: NZTA

Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

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What’s the best nav app in 2016 and New “Uber tab” added to Google Maps

Google adds ride-sharing tab to maps to enable more options, faster time to destination. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com When it comes to maps for travelers, Google is making a huge effort to provide lots of options and when it … Continue reading

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Social Media Comes to the Rescue in the Wellington Floods

5m ago @CallahanMusic_ tweeted: “Just a shout out to the people affected ..” – read what others are saying and join the conversation. Source: twitter.com One of the great things about communities is how they rally together in times of … Continue reading

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Traffic jam busting app launched by entrepreneur – Manchester Evening News

Traffeek allows people to create live traffic reports while they are on the move Source: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk It’s always good to see people coming up with new apps and in New Zealand the NZ Transport Agency is trying to encourage developers … Continue reading

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What are the Worst Cities in Australia and New Zealand for Traffic Congestion?

TomTom has just produced an update on their report on how long motorists spend stuck in traffic jams in Australia and New Zealand. When I first looked at the numbers I thought about commute time, but this is really about … Continue reading

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