Environmental and social responsibility
Find out more about our approach to implementing environmental legislation and policy with respect to planning, building, operating and maintaining state highways.
New Zealand’s natural environment consists of habitats for flora and fauna, resources, provides genetic diversity, ecosystem services and contributes to the sense of a national identity and a thriving tourism industry.
People and places
The state highway system is an essential part of New Zealand's transport system, providing access to social, educational, employment and recreational opportunities.
Our transition to low-emissions, climate-resilient transport to keep everyone moving.
Climate Emergency Response Fund (CERF) programme
Climate change is the most significant driver influencing the land transport system, and Waka Kotahi has a crucial role in supporting Aotearoa New Zealand towards a low-emission and climate resilient future.