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Tracking New Zealand’s road safety performance

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:44 pm | Ministry Of Transport

A new regional road crash dashboard and factsheets make it easier for communities to understand their year-on-year road safety trends and monitor their performance. More >>

We are driving more than ever before

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:12 am | Ministry Of Transport

More cars and a record year of travel shows Kiwis’ continued appetite for motor vehicles. More >>

Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway opened

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 10:20 am | Ministry Of Transport

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today opened the $630 million Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway, delivering a long awaited road to the Wellington region. More >>

A new approach to safer speeds

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 1:37 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says a new Speed Management Guide released today will modernise New Zealand’s approach to managing speed and enable a limit of 110km/h on some roads. More >>

Transport models drive better decisions

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 10:13 am | Ministry Of Transport

Ministry of Transport Deputy Chief Executive, Andrew Jackson, says transport modelling and demand data released today will help drive better transport decisions. More >>

Lifetime achievement award for Transport Ministry boss

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 4:07 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Martin Matthews, Ministry of Transport Chief Executive, has won an international award for championing intelligent transport systems (or ITS) in New Zealand. More >>

Government seeks views on treaties

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 2:42 pm | Ministry Of Transport

The Ministry of Transport is seeking feedback on whether New Zealand should sign up to two international maritime treaties. The treaties seek to improve the poor safety record of the global fishing industry. The Cape Town Agreement of 2012 sets ... More >>

Survey shows most under fives buckled in

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:57 am | Ministry Of Transport

Most New Zealand pre-schoolers are protected when they travel, with a Ministry of Transport survey showing 93 percent of children under five were in an appropriate child restraint. This is an increase from 92 percent when the survey was last run ... More >>

Road safety important over long weekend

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 2:01 pm | Ministry Of Transport

The Ministry of Transport is reminding road users to take care on the road over the up-coming long weekend, especially in light of an analysis that shows most fatal crashes over December and January occurred on the open road. More >>

Road safety important over long weekend

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 1:03 pm | Ministry Of Transport

The Ministry of Transport is reminding road users to take care on the road over the up-coming long weekend, especially in light of an analysis that shows most fatal crashes over December and January occurred on the open road. “Many people will ... More >>

Reports examine aspects of road safety

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 10:38 am | Ministry Of Transport

Three recently released reports by the Ministry of Transport highlight different aspects of road safety. The first report assessed the social costs of road injury crashes for 2013. More >>

Bigger ships create opportunities and risks for New Zealand

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:19 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Larger international container ships visiting New Zealand create both opportunities and risks, a Ministry of Transport study launched today says. More >>

Hall of Fame Award for ITS Technology Action Plan

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 2:45 pm | Ministry Of Transport

The Ministry of Transport has been inducted into the ITS Hall of Fame in Detroit, as recognition for its Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Technology Action Plan. More >>

Survey shows safety belt use increasing

Friday, 5 September 2014, 12:54 pm | Ministry Of Transport

A Ministry of Transport survey shows most New Zealanders wear safety belts when in the front seat, with a significant increase in front seat safety belt wearing rates over the last ten years, rising from 94 percent to 97 percent nationwide. The ... More >>

Public get chance to have their say on civil aviation

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:40 pm | Ministry Of Transport

The Ministry of Transport has begun public consultation on a review of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 and the Airport Authorities Act 1966. The Civil Aviation Act 1990 governs the civil aviation system in New Zealand. The Airport Authorities Act 1966 ... More >>

Government plan to propel NZ transport into the future

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 2:17 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Secretary for Transport Martin Matthews today launched an Intelligent Transport Systems Technology Action Plan that will help make transport safer and more efficient in New Zealand. The plan identifies what is needed in New Zealand for advancing the ... More >>

Ministry of Transport: Slow down to survive

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 2:35 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Reducing your driving speed could mean the difference between life and death, which is why the Ministry of Transport fully supports the New Zealand Police’s lower speed enforcement threshold over December and January. More >>

Final Recommendation On Balloon Collision

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 12:11 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Inquiry 12-001: hot-air balloon, collision with power lines and in-flight fire, near Carterton, 7 January 2012 Final recommendation 012/13 More >>

Ministry responds to recommendations on balloon collision

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 12:07 pm | Ministry Of Transport

Secretary for Transport Martin Matthews has expressed deep sympathy for the families of those who lost their lives in the 2012 Carterton hot-air balloon collision with power lines. More >>

Intelligent Transport Systems trial launched

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 2:18 pm | Ministry Of Transport

A trial using wireless communications technology to deliver real-time traffic information has been launched by the Ministry of Transport and AraFlow Limited. The Co-operative Intelligent Transport Systems trial will investigate whether providing accurate real-time ... More >>

 

 

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