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Green List Changes Disrespectful And Ignorant – MTA

Monday, 8 April 2024, 3:05 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Government’s axing of key automotive roles from the immigration Green List is a shock and an insult to the collision repair industry, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. The Minister of Immigration announced yesterday that the roles of Panel ... More >>

Praise For Police On Fuel Station Visits

Friday, 8 March 2024, 1:14 pm | Motor Trade Association

  The 94 ‘prevention visits’ by police to service stations across Auckland last night, after a spate of violent robberies earlier this week, are a step in the right direction, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. MTA Chief Executive Lee ... More >>

Fuel Stations Heading For USA-style Crime Hell - MTA

Monday, 4 March 2024, 10:56 am | Motor Trade Association

  In the wake of another frightening attack on an Auckland service station at the weekend, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says the Government must back up its tough talk with action. Shocking CCTV footage of the incident shows nine offenders, ... More >>

RUC Charge For EVs Timely And Fair

Tuesday, 16 January 2024, 3:03 pm | Motor Trade Association

Extending Road User Charges (RUC) levels the playing field and will help our roads to get more much-needed maintenance. That’s the response from the Motor Trade Association to the Government’s announcement that RUC will apply to EVs and plug-in hybrids ... More >>

Blueprint For Automotive Training Presented To Govt

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 1:47 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association (MTA) is calling on the Government to restore an industry-led approach to automotive training. MTA has put forward a proposal to Penny Simmonds, Minister for Tertiary Education and Skills, outlining the need to decentralise vocational ... More >>

Let’s Get To Work – MTA To New Government

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:34 am | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association (MTA) congratulates the new Government and looks forward to working together to ensure New Zealanders have the resilient, sustainable and competitive automotive industry that they deserve. MTA Chief Executive Lee Marshall ... More >>

Green List Good News, But Don’t Stop There

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 11:33 am | Motor Trade Association

  The addition of two automotive roles to the immigration Green List is great news, but there’s more work to be done to solve the skills shortage facing many businesses in the sector. That’s the call from the Motor Trade Association ... More >>

If Elected, Nats Must Walk The Talk On Transport Promises – MTA

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 2:15 pm | Motor Trade Association

National’s plans to phase out the Clean Car Discount (CCD) and refine the Clean Car Standard (CCS) are smart, sensible policies that echo calls from the Motor Trade Association (MTA). The real test will be whether they back up the talk with action ... More >>

Govt Should Focus On Preventing Crime, MTA Says

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 10:39 am | Motor Trade Association

  Law and order measures announced by the Government yesterday do little to protect vulnerable retail businesses from violent and frightening crime, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. The Government announced yesterday that posting videos ... More >>

MTA Stands By Customers Affected By WoF Breach

Monday, 3 July 2023, 11:45 am | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association (MTA) will support vehicle owners who recently had their warrant of fitness revoked by Waka Kotahi, after an investigation revealed they weren’t issued by a certified inspector. Waka Kotahi has notified MTA that 677 warrants issued ... More >>

Ensure Smooth End To FED Subsidy - MTA

Monday, 19 June 2023, 3:12 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Government should ensure no service stations are out of pocket when the fuel relief package comes to an end in two weeks’ time, the Motor Trade Association says. The fuel excise duty (FED) subsidy will end on 30 June. MTA says the subsidy ... More >>

Thumbs Up For Apprenticeship Boost Extension

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 3:06 pm | Motor Trade Association

A $77 million extension to the Apprenticeship Boost scheme is welcome news for the automotive industry, the Motor Trade Association says. Apprenticeship Boost supports employers taking on apprentices by paying $500 a month for the first two years. “Young ... More >>

MTA Welcomes Driver Licence Changes

Tuesday, 18 April 2023, 4:09 pm | Motor Trade Association

Getting a Driver Licence is an essential rite of passage for many Kiwis and cost shouldn’t be an obstacle, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. That’s why MTA is applauding the announcement that the Driver Licence will be more affordable ... More >>

MTA Announces New CEO

Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 3:59 pm | Motor Trade Association

Lee Marshall has been appointed as the Motor Trade Association’s Chief Executive, commencing 18 April 2023. Lee joins MTA after a successful career, spending the last 12 years in management roles in the car rental industry. He worked for Apex Car Rentals, ... More >>

Scrapping Biofuels Mandate Helps Out Households

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 4:24 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Government’s decision to scrap the biofuels mandate is a win for cash-short Kiwis, the Motor Trade Association says. Prime Minister Chris Hipkins today announced the biofuels mandate will not proceed. “The mandate would have increased the price ... More >>

Buyer Beware Of Flood Damaged Vehicles In Private Sales

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 9:00 am | Motor Trade Association

Aucklanders and people in Northern regions looking to buy a second-hand car through a private sale should get the vehicle thoroughly checked by a professional, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. The warning comes after thousands of vehicles were ... More >>

MTA To PM: Please Keep Automotive Sector Top Priority

Wednesday, 25 January 2023, 9:16 am | Motor Trade Association

Incoming Prime Minister Chris Hipkins and his team must prioritise the automotive sector in the run up to the October election, the Motor Trade Association says. “Our industry is the lifeblood of our communities, and literally keeps the country moving,” ... More >>

FED Reintroduction Must Be Fair For Industry - MTA

Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 3:02 pm | Motor Trade Association

The phased end of the fuel subsidy gives Government and industry time to manage a seamless reintroduction, and ensure no service stations are out of pocket, the Motor Trade Association says. The Government today announced the fuel excise duty ... More >>

Green List Change Massive Boost For Automotive Sector

Monday, 12 December 2022, 4:24 pm | Motor Trade Association

The decision to add skilled motor mechanics to the immigration Green List is a massive boost for an automotive industry battling a crippling labour shortage, the Motor Trade Association says. “We are extremely grateful to Minister Wood for hearing ... More >>

Industry Must Be Heard On New Law - MTA

Thursday, 1 December 2022, 3:28 pm | Motor Trade Association

Law changes giving police greater power to impound vehicles need careful consultation and evaluation, the Motor Trade Association says. Under the changes announced today, the owner of a car could have their vehicle impounded if they choose not to help ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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