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MTA welcome focus on vehicle safety

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:55 am | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is welcoming the release of the Government’s new draft road safety strategy. MTA Chief Executive Craig Pomare says the association is pleased to see vehicle safety has been made a priority in the Road to Zero consultation document, ... More >>

Milestone for NZTA welcomed

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 11:35 am | Motor Trade Association

MTA welcomes NZTA’s announcement it has cleared the backlog of over 850 compliance cases. More >>

MTA welcomes Trade Training shakeup

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 5:13 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is hoping that the government’s proposed reforms of the vocational education system will result in more people training for the trades. More >>

Government needs to rethink apprentice training support

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 4:10 pm | Motor Trade Association

The government needs to put trade training and tertiary education on the same footing if New Zealand is to ever grow its own trade-skilled workforce, says MTA (Motor Trade Association). More >>

Drivers Urged Not to Use Cheaper Lower Octane Fuel

Friday, 19 October 2018, 3:56 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is warning drivers to not to try and cut their petrol costs by using a lower octane petrol than their vehicle requires. More >>

MTA says service stations not ‘fleecing’

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:53 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is concerned that service station staff are being verbally abused by motorists angry at rising petrol prices. More >>

MTA Calls for Govt Funding to Prevent Aggravated Robberies

Monday, 27 August 2018, 6:38 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is asking government to put more money into helping small service station operators protect themselves against armed robbers. More >>

Safety concerns over changes to vehicle glass cover

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:34 pm | Motor Trade Association

MTA is concerned there could be more unroadworthy cars on the roads if all insurance companies start charging the policy excess for windscreen replacements. More >>

Worn tyres linked to more crashes

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:35 pm | Motor Trade Association

Worn tyres have been linked to 32 fatal road crashes over the past three years and the Motor Trade Association says vehicle safety should be addressed as part of the draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport. More >>

All repaired heavily-damaged vehicles should be flagged

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 4:00 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association is right behind the Government’s move to close loopholes that allow damaged cars to be imported, repaired and sold without the buyer being fully informed. More >>

Vehicle safety linked to some road deaths

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:13 pm | Motor Trade Association

MTA urges the Government to look at vehicle safety as it tries to combat the growing road toll. More >>

MTA Appoints New Director to Dekra New Zealand Board

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:57 pm | Motor Trade Association

MTA Appoints New Director to Dekra New Zealand Board MTA has appointed Auckland independent director Mark Gilbert as one of its two directors on the DEKRA New Zealand Board, the governing body for VTNZ. He joins MTA President Dave Harris and takes over from ... More >>

Rare Cars Start Arriving in Wellington for MTA Centenary

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:40 am | Motor Trade Association

Over the next few days over 150 of New Zealand’s most treasured, historic, fastest, greatest and latest cars will be brought in to Wellington for the MTA centenary Car Show of the Century. More >>

MTA brings futuristic concept car to its centenary

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:45 pm | Motor Trade Association

For the first time, one of the world-renowned futuristic Rinspeed concept cars, will be displayed in New Zealand. The Rinspeed Budii is being showcased by MTA as part of its public centenary celebrations in Wellington in April. More >>

Hefty fine for banned car dealer welcomed

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 4:41 pm | Motor Trade Association

MTA fully supports the $50,000 fine handed out to an unregistered motor vehicle trader saying it’s in the public interest to drive these people out of the sector. More >>

MTA CEO Craig Pomare supports Minister’s actions

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 3:09 pm | Motor Trade Association

MTA welcomes the Associate Minister of Transport’s recent announcement regarding the replacement of all electronic and pyrotechnic safety components on water damaged vehicles entering the New Zealand fleet. More >>

Fake WoF certificates being issued in Northland

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10:35 am | Motor Trade Association

MTA shares the concerns raised by the owners of Rowena Service Station regarding unsafe vehicles receiving fake or improperly administered certificates for Warrant of Fitness inspections. More >>

MTA announces new Chief Executive, Craig Pomare

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 2:00 pm | Motor Trade Association

Mr Pomare will assume responsibility immediately, succeeding Warwick Quinn who recently left MTA to lead the BCITO. More >>

MTA Welcomes Investment in Apprenticeship Training

Friday, 20 May 2016, 10:29 am | Motor Trade Association

The MTA is welcoming the government’s announcement of two tranches of additional investment in apprenticeship training – one for general training and one for Maori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT). More >>

MTA calls for full review of damaged vehicle sales

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:12 am | Motor Trade Association

MTA applauds TradeMe’s recent announcement that it will require vehicle traders to disclose if a vehicle is an Australian statutory write-off. More >>



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