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19 September 2017 5:12 AM Air NZ restricts ticket sales

Air New Zealand is restricting ticket sales and will cancel some international flights as it deals with the shortage of jet fuel at Auckland International Airport. The national carrier will cancel five Australian services, two Fiji services and a return service to Vietnam tomorrow, taking total cancellations to date to 26 domestic flights, 11 trans-Tasman 2

19 September 2017 5:12 AM Update 6: Auckland fuel supply issue

Air New Zealand is continuing to experience disruption to its services following the temporary shut-down of Refining New Zealand’s pipeline to Auckland. The airline cancelled four trans-Tasman and 26 domestic flights between Sunday and Wednesday. Unfortunately, is it now necessary to cancel further services due to operate tomorrow. These include five Australian 2

19 September 2017 4:43 AM Airport fuel crisis make or break for National

The aviation fuel crisis caused by a ruptured pipeline has suddenly become a central issue in a tight election contest, forcing the National Government to scramble in a bid to limit impact to the travelling public and to its own vote. With just four days to go, Opposition parties piled into National with Labour leader Jacinda Ardern claiming that the failure 2

19 September 2017 4:05 AM Women’s Suffrage Day to reflect on gender diversity

The legal profession is being encouraged to acknowledge Women’s Suffrage Day as an ideal time to review and reflect on gender diversity and inclusion in the work place. Today marks 124 years since women gained the right to vote in New Zealand. Following the women’s suffrage petition, on September 19, 1893 a new Electoral Act became law giving women the same right 2

19 September 2017 3:00 AM Z Energy stations without fuel rises to 13

Thirteen Z Energy service stations are out of 95 octane petrol as a result of the ruptured Marsden Pt fuel pipeline, the company says. This morning just four Z stations were out of the premium fuel, but this afternoon it said that number had more than tripled. Z Energy said it would be able to replenish the fuel today and told motorists there was no cause 2

19 September 2017 1:41 AM Privacy Commissioner questions VTNZ about leak to gang members

The Privacy Commissioner says he's deeply concerned a VTNZ employee leaked personal information about a police informant to gang members and is looking for answers from the company. As part of the sentencing decision yesterday of six members of the Head Hunters gang for the kidnapping and manslaughter of Jindarat Prutsiriporn, Justice Matthew Palmer 2

19 September 2017 1:33 AM Labour best to manage most issues but not the economy

A Horizon poll finds Labour is seen as better to manage health, housing, immigration, education, household income, child poverty, cost of living, welfare benefits, the quality of life and the environment. National is seen as better on traffic congestion, new transport infrastructure, retirement income, crime and the economy overall. It is weighted by age, gender 2

19 September 2017 1:32 AM Fuel crisis latest – Pipe repairs progress as government loosens rules for fuel trucks

As the Auckland fuel crisis continues, Refinery NZ says it is on track to deliver jet fuel into Wiri anytime between midday Sunday and next Tuesday (September 26). The Marsden Point company says it will still take another 30 hours once it arrives at Wiri to get to the airport. “In parallel, we have also made good progress on a jet truck-loading option 2

19 September 2017 1:23 AM Scoop Business » MBIE: Wiri terminal wouldn’t have avoided pipeline woes

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says an alternative to the Wiri oil terminal was too expensive and wouldn’t have avoided the recent pipeline leak disrupting air services in Auckland because the leak was too close to the refinery. The pipeline between the Marsden Point refinery and petrol company-owned Wiri storage 1

19 September 2017 1:23 AM Civil servants grounded due to fuel woes

Public servants have been asked to not take non-urgent flights as the fuel crisis in Auckland deepens. Civil servants have been asked to avoid flying as work continues to fix the only pipeline into Auckland. There are also reports that petrol stations have run out of premium gas. The leak, 8km south of the Marsden Point refinery in Northland, is this week expected 2