Robinson Helicopter Safety Highlighted In Coroner’s Report

The safety record of Robinson helicopters in New Zealand is again in the spotlight following the release of a coroner’s report into a fatal crash of a R-44 helicopter near Queenstown on 19 February 2015. TAIC published their investigation report AO-2015-002 in August the following year. Following the receipt of new information the investigation was… Continue reading Robinson Helicopter Safety Highlighted In Coroner’s Report

Hornby High School Faces Traffic Safety Issues

This issue has been rolling for several years. Students at Hornby High School, which is located near the corner of State Highway 1 and Waterloo Road, are naturally concerned about high volumes of traffic on these roads, particularly heavy trucks. Currently an aggravating problem is the close proximity to State Highway 1, which is still… Continue reading Hornby High School Faces Traffic Safety Issues

Rolleston Level Crossing Upgrade Proposed [2]

Rolleston is to get some road and rail safety improvements as part of the NZ Upgrade Project. The key feature of this NZTA Waka Kotahi project is a flyover between the Rolleston residential and commercial sectors, which will provide a safe grade-separated crossing over State Highway 1 and the Main South Line railway. It is… Continue reading Rolleston Level Crossing Upgrade Proposed [2]