Central Christchurch Transport Safety In Question [1]

This is the first of three parts taking an indepth look at the lack of focus on transport safety in Christchurch, more particularly the centre of the city, and how this has been influenced over the past decade more especially. Christchurch is in the position unlike other cities recently of having had its local council’s… Continue reading Central Christchurch Transport Safety In Question [1]

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

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]