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Attacks on taxi drivers highlight need to rethink new rules

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 2:55 pm | Taxi Federation

Two violent attacks on taxi drivers in the last two weeks highlight the need for the Government to rethink health and safety issues in new laws for small passenger service vehicles now before Parliament More >>

Changing the rules a serious threat to road safety

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 3:14 pm | Taxi Federation

Changing the rules to abandon log books and Certificate of Fitness checks for small passenger service vehicles would represent a serious threat to road safety for all road users. More >>

Minister should not short-circuit democratic process

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 10:24 am | Taxi Federation

The Minister of Transport should not short-circuit the democratic process in his enthusiasm to help an overseas taxi operator who deliberately and openly flouts New Zealand law and pays little or no tax in this country. More >>

Taxi Federation Will Seek Support From Ministers

Friday, 24 June 2005, 12:14 am | Taxi Federation

The Auditor General’s damning report on the way government agencies have ignored their responsibilities for the operation of New Zealand’s taxi industry has been welcomed by the NZ Taxi Federation. More >>

Taxi's Public Role Saves The Day

Monday, 7 February 2005, 10:30 am | Taxi Federation

Executive Director of the NZ Taxi Federation Tim Reddish says the role that Auckland taxi services have undertaken during the stop work by Stagecoach drivers emphasises the importance of their role in the public passenger transport sector. More >>

Taxi company refuses to ban intoxicated passengers

Friday, 24 September 2004, 8:56 am | Taxi Federation

Taxis Palmerston North Limited will continue to carry female customers who appear intoxicated, despite other local cab companies now banning these passengers. More >>

Taxi industry demands urgent government action

Monday, 20 September 2004, 11:06 am | Taxi Federation

The government is being urged to introduce a three-year moratorium on new taxi drivers entering the industry, and to significantly toughen up compliance activities to better control existing operators. More >>

Taxi industry to float new insurance company

Tuesday, 10 August 2004, 10:36 am | Taxi Federation

The Taxi Federation is offering shares to float a new vehicle insurance company in New Zealand. More >>

Taxi industry under attack by Auckland City Cl.

Thursday, 11 March 2004, 8:54 am | Taxi Federation

Auckland City Council is mounting a sustained attack on the taxi industry, and thousands of taxi users and professional drivers will suffer, the Taxi Federation said today. More >>

Some Taxi Drivers Still Draw The Dole

Monday, 8 September 2003, 8:54 am | Taxi Federation

Many new taxi drivers who are funded into the job by Government grants may continue to receive the dole once they are behind the wheel, the Taxi Federation believes. More >>

 

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