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 161 provides for activities and costs associated with the management of property purchased by NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA; for its own activities) for future transport improvements and properties held for operational purposes.

Qualifying activities

Work category 161 is available to the state highway maintenance activity class.

Local road and state highway maintenance

Examples of qualifying activities

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

  • for rental operations:
    • valuations for rent reviews
    • rates and grants
    • maintenance and renewal
    • management fees
  • for management of properties that cannot be rented:
    • rates and grants
    • maintenance and renewal
    • management fees
    • forestry
  • valuation of held property portfolio for financial reporting
  • statutory compliance activities on held properties
  • real estate agent fees – for leasing properties.

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.


The work category excludes costs associated with acquiring or disposing of land.

Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate is 100% of NZTA state highway costs.

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

NZTA (for its own activities) submits these activities using 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