Rolls-Royce reported record sales in the first half of the year with Chinese buyers pushing up the marque’s sales. Sales worldwide in the first six months increased by 33 per cent compared with January to June in 2013.
A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on a $760 million motorway extension to Warkworth, north of Auckland. It will extend SH1 beyond the toll road between Albany and Puhoi to improve traffic flows to Northland.
Motorcyclists are cancelling annual vehicle licensing over the winter, or paying a higher rate by registering their machines for shorter periods, because they are still feeling rises in the ACC levy portion of rego brought in four years ago.