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  • The high number of night time crashes along State Highway 22 between Drury and Pukekohe prompted New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to consider ways to improve the safety of this rural highway...

  • Most people who have visited Auckland would have traveled over the iconic Victoria Park Viaduct which first opened in 1962 and has carried millions of vehicles in its lifetime. For the first 50 years, vehicles traveled in different directions.

  • Every so often a project comes along that gives everyone a good feeling. Auckland Transport, with help from Vector, has funded the installation of twenty specially designed street light columns in the Glen Innes area to connect local schools to a...

  • Located approximately 90 minutes North of Auckland on the East Coast of Northland near Mangawhai is Bream Tail Farm, a 450-hectare coastal lifestyle development that offers 40 individual house sites complemented...

  • The Rimutaka Hill Road is a challenging but crucial lifeline between Wellington and the Wairarapa. The hill is notorious for road crashes, prompting the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to focus on the upgrade and improvement of various sections...

  • In a wild patch of weather that swept over the country in August last year a lightning strike on one of Wellington’s iconic wind sculptures - situated along Cobham Drive in Evans Bay – caused it to explode. The structure was completely destroyed...

  • As one of five projects currently underway that make up Auckland’s Western Ring Route, the New Zealand Transport Agency’s Te Atatu Interchange upgrade aims to increase capacity on Auckland’s Northwestern motorway...

  • Auckland’s Tamaki Drive is one of the city’s most attractive and high profile routes and is a major access to and from the city. Over recent years Auckland City Council has commissioned the upgrade of various areas along the corridor....

  • Marine Parade’s iconic row of Norfolk pines in Napier were first planted in the 1890’s and have been the subject of controversy over the years - not because of their size, but because they have become a safety hazard for motorists.

  • The widening of one of the busiest sections of motorway in the country to create a new fourth northbound lane right next to the main rail line south was never going to be an easy task. Keeping traffic flowing with minimal disruption...

  • NZTA’s Western Corridor has been identified by the government as part of the seven roads of national significance (RoNS) and is critical for supporting economic growth, reducing congestion, improving safety and managing forecasted traffic growth...

  • Upper Hutt has a new symbol at the city's gateway – a fantail sign just near the Silverstream turn off. The new six metre high, 14 metre wide stylised sign on the northbound side of State Highway 2 is part of the ‘iconic gateway signage’ plan and...

  • The Onehunga Mall Road in Auckland has evolved considerably over the years, morphing from a road to a pedestrian mall and back again – with more change to come. The Auckland City Council Plan has identified that Onehunga as a town...

  • Ten CSP Pacific’s 8.5m Oclyte™ Seesaw Floodlight columns have recently been installed and are now in use at BP’s fuel storage terminal at Mt Maunganui. The terminal is operated and maintained by the New Zealand Oil Services Limited (NZOSL).

  • Work has begun on a critical 3km stretch of Wellington’s busiest transport corridor - State Highway 1 between Aotea Quay and Ngauranga. The upgrade will help relieve the pressure of some of the highway and city road networks. To ensure...

  • Inglewood Rugby Club has been working on the addition of new and improved lighting for their training grounds for over two years. Finally, after receiving the required funding and obtaining approval from Council, four new 16.2m floodlight...

  • With an upsurge in popularity in the mid 2000's and the inclusion of BMX in the Olympic games, the Sunset Coast BMX Club decided that, to continue to grow their club and the sport, they needed a new venue.

  • With Wellington being a seismic hot spot, in 2011 the Ministry of Education (MoE) reviewed the safety of many of the schools in the area and deemed the 90 year-old main classroom block of Wellington East Girls College as vulnerable...

  • Northland is a favourite holiday destination with many New Zealander’s heading for its beautiful beaches and warm weather every year. But getting there can be treacherous with roads jammed with holidaymakers and some sections...

  • Bruce Road, the only car access to the Whakapapa Ski Area, sits on the northwestern slopes of Mt Ruapehu and its functionality is critical to the success of New Zealand’s largest ski field - owned and operated by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts.

  • One of CSP Pacific’s ABSORB 350® Crash Cushions was put to the test recently and passed with flying colours when the newly installed 100km cushion sustained a head on impact on SH20A just past the Kirkbride Road intersection heading...

  • The Back to School road safety campaign running during the early part of school terms aims to raise awareness of the vulnerability of children on roads near schools and encourage motorists to slow down. It makes the point that children may not...

  • In a bid to further improve site safety at a Papakura manufacturing plant, Humes Pipeline Systems has loaned a Variable Message Sign (VMS) from sister company CSP Pacific...

  • New Zealand’s first Super•Cor® Arch is beginning to take shape. The arch is being used as a culvert across Whakaruatapu Stream near Dannevirke on SH2 and replaces the existing level viaduct-style, aptly named ‘skinny’ bridge built in 1927.

  • When high winds brought down a lighting column along Jetty Road in Castlepoint just prior to Christmas the Masterton Council decided to investigate...

  • Auckland Transport has embarked on New Zealand’s most ambitious LED replacement programme which involves upgrading 44,000 high pressure sodium (golden yellow light) street lights with energy efficient light emitting diode...

  • As Auckland’s urban sprawl continues north, urgent work was required to ease congestion for commuters at the bottleneck that has been the Upper Harbour Highway to Greville Road junction. In 2013 the Transport Agency awarded the...

  • In an effort to connect the very popular Whangarei Town Basin with the centre of the city and to attract people into town, Whangarei District Council has embarked on the redevelopment of Cameron Street and James Street in the CBD.

  • Maintaining and future proofing Auckland’s central arterial SH1 seems to be a never ending process and a major challenge for contractors as they undertake widening and other projects while maintaining traffic flows on the country’s....

  • The newly completed Victoria Park Tunnel is Auckland’s answer to the growing demand on the Auckland motorway system with an estimated 165,000 vehicles accessing this section of motorway daily...

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NEW - ImpactProtect Motorcyclist Protection System

ImpactProtect Motorcyclist Protection System provides padding to roadside safety barrier system posts reducing the risk of serious injuries to motorcyclists and cyclists during an impact with the post.

ImpactProtect has been tested at RTA Crash Lab in Australia with a Headform Drop Test and can withstand acceptable HIC values at an impact speed of 30kph. It has subsequently been accepted by New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) for use on Armorwire and Nu-Guard® 31 barrier systems. more >

News

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  • CSP Pacific – a bronze sponsor at the Australian Road Safety Conference 2016 more >
  • Technical Talk – Wire Rope Safety Barrier post footings more >
  • CSP Pacific’s RoboSign features in NZ Herald more >
  • Technical Talk: AS/NZS3845.1 2015 released more >
  • New Zealand’s largest sculpture - made from road barrier more >
  • Technical Talk: Geometric design references more >
  • X-TENuator™ – A temporary crash cushion solution more >
  • Saving Lives - read a NZ Herald article on the effectiveness of Wire Rope Safety more >
  • X-350 Terminal End - ensuring the gap between slider and angle bracket is correct more >
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