Manukau Courier : November 9th 2010
10 MANUKAU COURIER, NOVEMBER 9, 2010 NEWS Fly Jetstar from Auckland direct to Carry-on baggage only (Tullamarine) or fly Auckland to: MELBOURNE FLIGHTS FROM AUCKLAND TO SINGAPORE ARE OPERATED BY JETSTAR AIRWAYS FOR JETSTAR ASIA (3K) AND COMMENCE 18 MARCH 2011, SUBJECT TO REGULATORY APPROVAL. FARES ARE ONE WAY JETSAVER LIGHT^ FARES -- CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ONLY. JETSAVER FARES WITH 20KG CHECKED BAGGAGE CAN BE BOOKED FOR $20 MORE PER PERSON PER INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT. FARES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE BEST AVAILABILITY DATES BELOW, DURING SCHOOL AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS, OR FOR BOOKINGS CLOSE TO DEPARTURE. FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO BOOK VISIT JETSTAR.COM. $169 # SYDNEY $169# GOLD COAST $189# SINGAPORE $449* Prices are based on payments by direct deposit through jetstar.com. For all card payments an additional $5 per passenger per international flight will apply. #Best availability from 18 January 2011. *Best availability from 22 March 2011. Fares are web only, one way and non-refundable. Limited changes are permit ted, charges apply. Availability is limited (not available on all flights or days). ^Carry-on baggage limits, including size restrictions, will be strictly applied. Passengers with more than the applicable carry-on baggage allowance will need to check in baggage and charges will apply. See jetstar.com for details. Before you book your international flight, and before you travel, check current Government travel advisories on www.safetravel.govt.nz. Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd. JET0911MC The Mad Butcher and Suburban Newspapers Community Trust proudly present their WE NEED YOUR HELP to help the National Burn Centre Please bring this event to the attention of your boss/CEO and ask them to book a table for YOUR COMPANY! All proceeds to the National Burn Centre An ideal way to entertain clients and staff while supporting a very worthy cause. With special guest speaker Friday 3 December From 7.30pm at TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre 770-834 Great South Road, Manukau The Rt Hon John Key Prime Minister be interviewed on stage by Paul Holmes CNZM. Your MC - Kerre Woodham, entertainment by Ewen Gilmour and dance the night away with Black Salt. Tickets are $1850 + gst for a table of 10 and include a uperb three course dinner and complimentary drinks. PLEASE BOOK YOUR TABLE NOW by phoning Shandall on 09-531-5910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 67 East Tamaki Rd, Papatoetoe Email: email@example.com 0800 462 477 Conditions apply HOT Birthday deals! BUY2TYRES&GETA HALF PRICE WHEEL ALIGNMENT! BUY 4 TYRES & GET A FREE WHEEL ALIGNMENT! 175/70R13 ONLY $75.00 185/65R14 ONLY $89.00 195/60R15 ONLY $99.00 215/45R17 ONLY $139.00 Check online and instore for more specials www.thetyrestore.co.nz Trial loads more mail for posties Mail van: A postie tries out the new bicycle and cycle trailer. South Auckland posties are trialling new ways of carrying more parcels. Cycle trailers carry- ing mail hitched to bikes, a new style of bike and larger mailbags can be seen around some of the dis- trict's streets. They're part of a trial running until January 2011 to give posties more carrying capacity. The trial's being run in the area bounded by Mangere Bridge to East Tamaki, and Otahuhu to Manukau. It involves 40 posties from the Hunters Cor- ner delivery branch in Papatoetoe. Postal delivery man- ager Matthew Riordan says NZ Post is gearing up to carry and deliver more parcels. While standard let- ter volumes are declin- ing, New Zealand Post is expecting parcel volumes to grow by 5 to 10 percent each year from 2011 due to increasing use of online shopping and mail order catalogues.'' South Auckland was chosen because it has a large postie workforce and the network infra- structure to support the trial. It follows a similar trial in Palmerston North in April. In south Auckland, 98 percent of posties deliver mail on bikes. The rest walk or use a motorbike. Commuters hop on the bus New figures showing more Aucklanders are using public transport have been welcomed by mayor Len Brown. Aucklanders continue to disprove the belief that they will not get out of their cars,'' he says. It's great to see the continued increase in use of public transport.'' The total number of public transport passen- ger trips in August was up 7.8 percent on the same month last year. The number of bus trips rose 7 percent and rail journeys jumped 17.2 percent. At 842,000 trips that's the second highest monthly rail patronage ever recorded. More than 8.7 million passenger trips were made on the rail network in the year to August, up 13 percent on the year before. I was elected on a clear mandate to deliver better public transport solutions across our region. It was the number one issue at the elec- tion,'' Mr Brown says. My council will be dedicated to making sub- stantial progress on Auckland's transport issues, including an underground CBD rail loop, rail to the airport and planning for the sec- ond harbour crossing. The reason the super- city was established was to deliver on big infra- structure projects and give government a clear signal about what the region's priorities are.''
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