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Posts Tagged ‘ trains ’

Kiwi developer’s NZ train game goes viral thanks to NerdCubed reviewer

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi developers new virtual reality game based around South Island railways shows NZ to world



Blind worried public transport pets may spook guide dogs

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As pet dogs take to public transport, disability assistance dog handlers fear poorly behaved animals.

BONNIE MOSEN talks with trainers of guide dogs and officials about the issue.



Local and regional issues on the mind of new councillor

Nov 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Northern Ward’s Malcolm Sparrow believes amalgamation will help address issues such as jobs.



3D printing a business opportunity

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, News

THE GROWTH of 3D printing in Wellington has online designers excited about its potential. NEWSWIRE TEAM reports.



New fare zones to hit cash payers in Hutt

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Regional council proposes change to Metlink train fares.



End of an era for Wellington trains

Jun 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

IT’S THE end of an era for Wellington commuters today with the final journey by the last of the old electric trains. More than 100 VIPs, train enthusiasts and other passengers boarded the journey from Melling to Wellington to mark the occasion this afternoon.



Please don’t panic, but ‘the roof has fallen in’

Jan 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Rail commuters delayed after tunnel lining comes loose.



Hutt candidates face off over train bike ban

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.



Peak time Wellington bus service lags behind trains

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Commuters sick of public transport delays in rush hours.



QUAKE Day 3: Toll rises

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The official death toll is 76 and expected to rise as search and rescue teams move into the suburbs.



QUAKE Day 2: Survivor recovery

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Work went on all day to rescue people from numerous Christchurch buildings.



Transport will still be the greatest issue for regional council

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Coming improvements include real-time information, electronic ticketing, and improved public transport network frequency and coverage, reports JOSIE GLASSON.



Protesters seek new route to delay fare increases

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Passengers will pay more but campaigners not giving up.



Wellington railway track death sixth in three years

Aug 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rail track death experience never leaves train drivers.



Kapiti railway veteran was on the tracks for 40 years

Aug 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article

In an interview with NewsWire reporter DAVID BANKS, one of the Coast’s oldest retired railway workers, Ken Shaw, recalls the good old days of steam and “hard yakka”.