Upper South Island Summer Holiday Travel
STAYING SAFE ON OUR ROADS
All travellers on the alternate route (state highways 7, 65, 6, and 63) between Christchurch and Picton these summer holidays are being asked to take extra care, be prepared for delays and to be patient.
The average journey time between Christchurch and Picton is currently seven and a half hours. Everyone is urged to allow extra time for delays and the greater volumes of traffic. This is now the main freight route for the South Island - expect a lot more trucks than...
Motorhome Friendly status a boost for Whangamata and Whitianga
Whangamata and Whitianga have been officially welcomed into the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association's Motorhome Friendly scheme, leading into the peak summer season.
Proposed amendments to the Self-Containment Standard – NZS 5465:2001
On November 9, 2016, Bruce Stanger and James Imlach met with government and motorhome industry sector representatives to discuss the NZMCA’s proposed changes to NZS 5465.
NZ transport companies sold, new owner eyes growth
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Kiwirail update: as of 17th November 2016
An update to the frequently asked questions we have been receiving.
Kiwirail update: re post-quake
The earthquake has affected many services around New Zealand; here's an update on services offered by KiwiRail Ltd.
Volunteer site manager sought for NZMCA Weedons Park
The NZMCA is seeking an enthusiastic member to take on the Site Manager’s role at its Weedons Park, in Canterbury