The holidays are almost here, but we know that many of our friends in the newsgathering business will be at work while the rest of us are at the bach or the beach, so the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency media team will be on call to help during the 2020/21 Christmas/New Year break.
With Gisborne hosting the popular Rhythm and Vines festival, roads in and around the region are expected to be busy over the New Year holiday period, so Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging people to stay safe and plan ahead.
The public will have a say on safer speed limits along State Highway 2 (SH2) through the Hutt Valley, with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency seeking an initial round of community feedback in the first half of 2021.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has taken another step in strengthening its regulatory oversight with the introduction of defined appointment terms for all new Warrant of Fitness (WoF) and Certificate of Fitness (CoF) Inspecting Organisation (IO) applicants from 1 January 2021.
New Zealanders are expected to hit the road in droves over the summer holidays this year and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reminds you it’s important to make a few checks to ensure you’re towing your trailer or boat safely.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises Cabinet has approved the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) (COVID-19-Temporary Extension of Deemed Licences) Amendment Rule 2020. The Amendment Rule comes into effect today and temporarily extends the period that overseas driver licence holders can drive in New Zealand from 12 to up to 24 months.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 8 January 2021. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.