In another step towards achieving the vision of an Aotearoa New Zealand where no one is killed or seriously injured in road crashes, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has today released He Pūrongo Whakahaumaru Huarahi Mō Ngā Iwi Māori (the Māori Road Safety Outcomes Report).
A risk-based approach by the Nelson Railway Society to developing and constructing a new section of line for its operations has earned it the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Tourist and Heritage Rail Safety Award for 2021.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging New Zealanders to buy the safest and cleanest cars they can afford – those with high safety and environmental ratings - when making their next vehicle purchase.
Waka Kotahi and NZ Police are urging all New Zealanders to support safer speeds during Road Safety Week 2021, as New Zealand commits to a future for Aotearoa where no one is killed or seriously injured on our roads.
The Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2021, which is now open for public consultation, aims to improve the process for setting speed limits and planning for safety infrastructure on New Zealand roads.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to consider getting early Warrant of Fitness (WoF) inspections to take advantage of a lull in demand for inspections one year after the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.
After 18 months of leading the Let’s Get Wellington Moving Programme, Director Andrew Body has opted to stand aside from his current position, and will move in to a role focussed on providing advice and support within the Public Private Partnerships and Special Projects portfolio at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
ReBicycle EkeRua which upcycles donated, second-hand bikes and gives them to refugees and other people in need in Wellington, received the top honour at the On the Go Awards in Dunedin on Thursday night.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is working hard with its contracted provider Vehicle Testing New Zealand (VTNZ) to shorten wait times for practical driver testing across New Zealand, to address the sharp increase in demand for testing as a result of multiple Covid-19 Alert Level changes.
The fifth national Aotearoa Bike Challenge has encouraged thousands more New Zealanders to cycle, with more than 24,700 people from over 2,400 organisations taking part, including over 4,325 new riders.