Transport

New electric trains launched today

New electric trains launched today

A new era for transport in Auckland started today after hundreds of invited guests boarded the first electric trains in Britomart this morning. Auckland Transport announced 5,000 free tickets available for return rides from Britomart to Newmarket as part of the launch. “The new trains will be smarter, better and quieter than before, marking a defining […]

Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike

Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike

Thousands of Tongatapu bus users could still be disrupted by strike action if the government of Lord Tu’ivakano would not make a positive response to a formal request launched in February 2014 by the ‘Otu Motu Anga’ofa Bus Association asking to remove taxes charged on diesel and spare parts. Kaniva’s correspondent in Tonga said the […]

Tonga's bus association seeks removal of taxes

Tonga's  bus association seeks removal of taxes

Tonga’s sole bus association, ‘Otu Motu Anga’ofa had sought the intervention of the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano to remove taxes charged on diesel and spare parts. Kaniva understands the association submitted a letter to the Prime Minister's Office on Friday 21. Samipeni Finau, President of the Association  claimed the last bus fare rise was  in […]