This page relates to the 2024-27 National Land Transport Programme.

This webpage is under review

An update to reflect the Government Policy Statement on land transport 2024 is under way. 


Work category 111 provides for the routine care of sealed pavements to maintain their structural integrity and serviceability.

Qualifying activities

Work category 111 is available to the road maintenance 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:

  • pavement dig-outs, patching and pothole repairs
  • pre-reseal repairs
  • unsealed shoulder maintenance on sealed roads
  • the approved organisation’s or the NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA; for its own activities) share of pavement maintenance at railway level crossings together with any associated servicing fee
  • protective covering over the road where stock cross at grade
  • road protection against stock damage.

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


Work category 111 has no identified exclusions.

Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate (FAR) is:



  • 100% of the NZTA state highway costs.

Submitting activities for NLTP consideration and funding approval

Approved organisations and NZTA (for its own activities) submit their sealed pavement maintenance activities for NLTP consideration and funding approval using the maintenance, operations and renewals template in Transport Investment Online (TIO).

Transport Investment Online(external link)

For guidance on using TIO, see the TIO learning and guidance page on our website.

Transport Investment Online (TIO) learning and guidance

Programme management

The management of the maintenance programme is delegated to approved organisations and NZTA (for its own activities). This includes the transfer of funding between work categories within the activity class.

Further information

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