Sam Wallace challenges Air New Zealand CEO over pram policy

Wallace highlighted the challenges of family travel in a recent tweet. Photo / Supplied Few things are easy to do with three toddlers in tow and according to radio broadcaster and TV presenter Sam Wallace, navigating a busy airport without strollers is certainly not one of them. The Coast Breakfast co-host took to Twitter last … Read more

Pūhoi to Warkworth, Peka Peka to Ōtaki – which big motorway projects are open for summer?

The highly-anticipated Pūhoi to Warkworth highway north of Auckland has not been completed in time for summer, but Wellingtonians will be elated with the pre-Christmas opening of the Peka Peka to Ōtaki expressway. Video / Waka Kotahi Holidaymakers can look forward to some long-awaited improvements on busy motorways this summer but have to put up … Read more

Tarseal on SH1 Dome Valley stretch peels less than a week after repairs

Motorists in Dome Valley report seal is peeling again. Video / Sarah Primrose Motorists north of Auckland are once again coming to a grinding halt ahead of the busy holiday period as tarseal on State Highway 1 peels less than a week after repairs for the same issue. Roads across the country have been plagued … Read more

American Airlines diverts flights over Auckland fuel rationing

American Airlines returned to New Zealand on October 31, with daily services between Auckland and the airline’s largest hub in Dallas-Fort Worth. Photo / Auckland International Airport A dodgy batch of aviation fuel has thrown a spanner in the works for airlines trying to navigate a busy summer schedule. Airlines were told to limit fuel … Read more

Baby born on the side of the road, hit head after hospital told mother to go home

A first-time mum is traumatized after she was forced to give birth to her baby on the side of a busy road. Photo / Sylvie Whinray A first-time mum is traumatized after she was forced to give birth to her baby on the side of a busy road and he hit his head as he … Read more