Following today’s Government announcement confirming that the exemption from road user charges (RUC) for owners of light electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) will end from 1 April, NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is providing further details on what the change means for vehicle owners.
NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is introducing a 10-working days stand down period for learner driver licence tests after a second failed attempt on the same day, in order to manage demand and reduce wait times.
NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is urging people to put in the practice and preparation needed to pass driver licence tests the first time, with wait times for tests increasing around the country.
The start of the month of October signals the traditional commencement of the construction season in the roading industry, however due to the scale of work required this summer, crews have been hitting the roads earlier than usual.
Safer roadworks, more efficient urban freight movement and better shared spaces for different transport users are the focus of up to $3.7 million of funding from the second round of the Waka Kotahi innovation fund Hoe ki angitū.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says today’s announcement that the Government will progress the Reshaping Streets package of legislative changes will give councils more options to improve urban spaces and encourage safer and more sustainable travel.
With Eden Park set to host tomorrow’s opening match and an additional eight matches for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, residents, fans, and drivers are urged to think about how the event may affect their travel plans in and out of Tamaki Makaurau.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has successfully prosecuted a director of an Auckland inspecting organisation who dishonestly accessed the Motor Vehicle Register. This is the first prosecution of its kind since the Waka Kotahi Regulatory Services Safer Vehicles team was established in 2019.