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Transporting New Zealand Launches Diversity Toolbox For Road Freight Businesses

Monday, 4 September 2023, 12:15 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Transporting New Zealand has launched its Diversity Toolbox, a set of practical tools and resources to help road freight businesses foster diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The Toolbox, supported by Teletrac Navman New Zealand, emphasises ... More >>

Political Parties Heed Transporting New Zealand's Call To Commit To Roading

Monday, 31 July 2023, 10:25 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Less than eight weeks after road transport body Transporting New Zealand called on all political parties to make transport a top priority in this year’s election, it appears most of the major players agree it should be. Transporting New Zealand ... More >>

Call For Political Parties To Commit To Transport Priorities

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 10:29 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Leading road transport body Transporting New Zealand is calling on all political parties to make transport a top priority in this year’s election. The organisation has released the Road Transport Industry Platform for the 2023 General Election. ... More >>

Transporting New Zealand Interim Chief Executive

Monday, 1 May 2023, 1:11 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Following Nick Leggett’s departure to Infrastructure New Zealand at the end of April, Dom Kalasih becomes the Interim Chief Executive of Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand. Board Chair Warwick Wilshier says "Dom is passionate about road ... More >>

Transporting New Zealand Opposes Cutting Fuel Tax Subsidy

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 9:44 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

The transport sector is unhappy about Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s announcement last week that the Government’s transport support package will end in June. ‘’We stand by our earlier view that the fuel tax subsidy package should continue until ... More >>

Transporting New Zealand CEO Shifts To Infrastructure New Zealand

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 1:04 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Transporting New Zealand Chief Executive Nick Leggett is moving on after almost four and a half years in the role. "I am grateful to have worked for an industry that literally moves New Zealand," Leggett says. "Road transport is made ... More >>

Government U-turn On Transport Must Be Permanent

Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 9:22 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Road freight peak body Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand has welcomed the government’s U-turn on its transport priorities, but urged them to rethink their approach in the long term and not as a one-off "emergency-style" adjustment. ... More >>

Road Transport Industry Sets Bold Goal Of 1000 New Applicants

Friday, 3 March 2023, 11:23 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

The shortage of professional drivers is a worldwide problem and New Zealand is not immune, with some estimates that the country needs thousands of new drivers. And it is not just drivers, it is also people working in logistics and support roles. ... More >>

Green Compact Launch

Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 10:27 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

The transport industry is taking decarbonisation into its own hands and prioritising the transition required with the launch of the Green Compact decarbonisation framework in Auckland on Friday. The policy was launched by the industry’s peak body, Transporting ... More >>

Motueka Trucking Company Donating Truck And Trailer Of Supplies To Cyclone-ravaged Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 17 February 2023, 12:17 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

A Motueka-based trucking company is donating a truck and trailer full of essential household supplies to help the recovery effort in the Hawke’s Bay region, which has been devastated by Cyclone Gabrielle. Westhaul managing director Karl Westrupp ... More >>

Transporting New Zealand Applauds Decision To Reinstate Transport Support Package

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 1:05 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Transporting New Zealand has applauded the decision of the Government to reinstate the Transport Support Package, which includes the discount to road user charges (RUC). "On behalf of the transport industry and those who run diesel fuelled vehicles, ... More >>

Record Number Of Complaints About Potholes On NZ Roads Prompts Call For Urgent Action

Monday, 16 January 2023, 6:42 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Kiwi road users have endured record levels of potholes and road quality issues. The Government must act with urgency, and fund road maintenance now, says national road freight industry group Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand. Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Ending Of Fuel Discount Package A Kick In The Guts For Transport Industry

Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 2:20 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Transporting New Zealand says the Government’s announcement that it will axe the transport support package next year is a kick in the guts for the transport industry. Chief executive Nick Leggett says the changes will hurt both road transport businesses ... More >>

Transporting New Zealand Welcomes Temporary Residence Pathway For Migrant Drivers

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 9:19 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

National road freight association Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a residency pathway for migrant truck and bus drivers as a relief for struggling transport companies. Minister of Immigration Michael ... More >>

Transport Sector ‘Encouraged’ But Not Convinced By Promise To Revisit Extension Of Transport Support Package

Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 12:59 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

The transport sector is "encouraged" but not convinced by Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s promise to revisit a possible extension of the Government’s transport support package. The sector is calling for certainty before Christmas. ... More >>

Government Must Extend Fuel Rebate In A Recession

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 3:59 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Most Kiwis don’t realise it, but come 31st January, the cost to fill their car will go up $10 to $15 overnight, the price of catching a bus or a train will double, and their road user charges will increase 36% - at a time when inflation is projected ... More >>

Certainty Needed Now On Fuel Discount Extension

Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 4:07 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Leading road transport body Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand is calling on the Government to provide certainty on the fuel excise reductions, road user charge and public transport discounts, which are currently due to expire at the end of January ... More >>

Reshaping Streets Proposal Would Disrupt Vital Freight Supply

Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 5:35 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

"It’s like they forget freight movement on roads even exists." That’s the response from Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand on proposals outlined in a plan by Waka Kotahi called Reshaping Streets. The trucking industry organisation ... More >>

Sharp Spike In Costs May Hurt Transport Operators And Consumers, Industry Body Warns

Thursday, 13 October 2022, 9:14 am | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Road transport business costs have risen almost four times higher than the general inflation rate in the last quarter - an unprecedented rise - and it’s likely to get worse, according to the latest cost index information produced for the road transport ... More >>

More Change Inevitable For Road Transport Sector, Conference Told

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 6:22 pm | la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand

Change is coming to the road transport sector, and it will have a big impact on both business and the New Zealand economy in the coming decade. That was the clear message for delegates at The Road Ahead conference, organised by Transporting New ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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