The New Zealand guide to temporary traffic management sets out ways to improve safety for everyone on Aotearoa New Zealand roads.
It outlines how to use a risk-based approach to prioritise the safety of all road users including people walking, on bikes, driving vehicles and the many New Zealanders who work on our roads.
It will be useful for road construction and maintenance, events, emergency response or any activity where a temporary road design is required.
The guide has been developed with input from across the road safety sector and international practices to help contribute to Road to Zero, New Zealand’s road safety strategy, where no one is killed or seriously injured on our roads.
Your views - feedback summary
Public consultation on the draft guide is now closed, thank you for your views. The Feedback Summary Report outlines the key themes from consultation during March and April 2022.
Waka Kotahi is preparing to make Version 1 of the New Zealand guide to temporary traffic management (NZGTTM) available in September 2022.
We’re continuing to engage with stakeholders to discuss a phased approach to implementing the new risk-based guidance. We’ll continue to update this page.
Watch our recent webinar discussions and read our follow up TTM Update newsletters.
Explore the draft New Zealand guide to temporary traffic management
Have a look through the sections of the draft guide which outlines the new risk-based approach.
The temporary traffic management system
Explore our ‘comms toolkit’ to help communicate explain the risk-based approach and answer frequently asked questions.
Take a look at our videos to find out how a risk-based approach can be applied to a roadworks site and to sport events to keep people safe.
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