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VTNZ And Waka Kotahi Ready For Surge In Driver Licencing Tests Under Traffic Light System

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 9:30 am | VTNZ

New Zealand’s largest driver licensing tester is preparing for a surge in demand when New Zealand moves to the new COVID-19 traffic light system on Friday. VTNZ Country Manager Greg O’Connor says the company, in conjunction with Waka Kotahi NZTA, is ... More >>

VTNZ readying its own nationwide testing campaign

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 4:00 pm | VTNZ

Get in quick – that’s the message for anyone whose Warrant of Fitness has expired during lockdown. VTNZ Country Manager Greg O’Connor predicts a surge in demand for vehicle and driver license testing as the country moves down alert levels, and ... More >>

VTNZ Urges Drivers To Slow Down For Road Safety Week 2021

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 2:50 pm | VTNZ

VTNZ is joining hundreds of organisations, schools, and community groups in Aotearoa taking part in Road Safety Week (17-23 May). We’re running a social media awareness campaign to spread lifesaving messages around the dangers of speeding, and other ... More >>

Unyielding Kiwis fail their driving test

Monday, 18 November 2019, 4:01 pm | VTNZ

Just over a quarter of a million Practical Driving Tests will be taken by Kiwi drivers this year – a third of these tests will be failed, with the most common reason being forgetting to give way. More >>

VTNZ Appoints Country Manager

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:35 pm | VTNZ

Vehicle Testing New Zealand has appointed Greg O’Connor as Country Manager to lead New Zealand’s largest vehicle inspection company. More >>

Testing times – big tick for VTNZ

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 11:28 am | VTNZ

More testing officers, reduced waiting times and better customer feedback are just some of the achievements made in the three years since VTNZ took over the country’s Practical Driving Testing. More >>

VTNZ head to lead DEKRA global expansion

Friday, 9 March 2018, 1:32 pm | VTNZ

DEKRA has appointed Vehicle Testing New Zealand (VTNZ) CEO Mike Walsh as Executive Vice President of its new Oceania and Southern Africa Region. More >>

VTNZ takes top enterprise workplace award for second year

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 3:45 pm | VTNZ

VTNZ, New Zealand’s largest vehicle inspection and driver testing provider, has taken out the top spot in its category at the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Awards for the second year in a row. More >>

VTNZ to take over practical driver testing from 1 May 2015

Monday, 8 December 2014, 1:19 pm | VTNZ

VTNZ has been chosen as the preferred supplier by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to take over all practical driver testing from 1 May 2015. More >>

WoF and CoF changes won’t deliver promised benefits

Sunday, 27 January 2013, 1:10 pm | VTNZ

Changes announced today for car and truck inspections won’t deliver the promised benefits, says Vehicle Testing New Zealand Chief Executive, Mike Walsh. Savings from changes to WoF and CoF are likely to shift costs and will see safety eroded. More >>

Heavy vehicle safety shakeup – is it worth the risk?

Monday, 7 January 2013, 9:29 am | VTNZ

Proposed changes to truck inspections won’t deliver the promised benefits says Vehicle Testing New Zealand Chief Executive Mike Walsh. More >>

The Value of Safety

Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 10:09 am | VTNZ

New Zealanders get more than 1.2 million vehicle inspections every year from VTNZ, supporting this week’s findings by the Motor Trade Association that vehicle safety is top of mind for drivers. More >>

WoF changes need care

Monday, 6 August 2012, 10:16 am | VTNZ

With transport officials reviewing Warrant of Fitness testing, one Wairarapa driver says he’d be concerned at any move to relax the current six monthly testing for older cars. More >>