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This page relates to the 2021-24 National Land Transport Programme.


 Work category 212 provides for the planned periodic resurfacing of sealed roads.

Qualifying activities

Work category 212 is available to the following activity classes:

  • local road maintenance
  • state highway maintenance.

Local road and state highway maintenance

Examples of qualifying activities

Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

  • conventional maintenance chip reseals
  • second coat seals, except on sub-division roads
  • asphaltic surfacing not exceeding 40 mm average depth
  • void-filling seal coats
  • texturising seals
  • emulsified bitumen seals commonly known as ‘slurry seals’
  • milling old surface and resurfacing not exceeding 40 mm average depth
  • other approved special-purpose chip seals
  • raising service covers and reinstatement of pavement markings and raised pavement markers as a result of resurfacing.

You can discuss with us (Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency as investor) whether other potential activities not listed above might also be eligible for inclusion in this work category.


Work category 212 excludes:

  • the second coat sealing of sub-divisional roads – this is deemed to be part of sub-divisional construction and does not qualify for funding assistance.
  • surfacing exceeding 40 mm average depth – this is funded under work category 214.
    Work category 214: Pavement rehabilitation

Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate (FAR) is:



  • 100% of Waka Kotahi state highway costs.

Submitting activities for National Land Transport Programme (NTLP) consideration and funding approval

Approved organisations and Waka Kotahi (for its own activities) submit their sealed road resurfacing activities for NLTP consideration and funding approval using the maintenance, operations and renewals module in Transport Investment Online.

Transport Investment Online(external link)

Further information

For more details of over-width carriageways, see:

Application of network documents (web page coming soon)