The regional directions provide guidance for 14 regions in Aotearoa New Zealand. Each regional section includes a high-level summary, context, and outlook to set the scene. This is followed by detailed guidance to progress the five transport outcomes from Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport, specific needs for urban areas, and a summary of where effort should be focused over the next 10 years.

Arataki September 2023 v1.1 includes updates to reflect the severe weather events of 2023, with particular focus on the five regions most affected: Te Tai Tokerau Northland, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Waikato, Tairāwhiti Gisborne, and Te Matau-a-Māui Hawke’s Bay. Minor updates and corrections have been made to all regions.