Consultation underway on Saddl...

15 January 2019

Public consultation by the NZ Transport Agency on proposed permanent speed limits for Saddle Road/Oxford Road/Woodlands Road/State Highway 3 has begun. However, anyone wanting to p...

Safety alert – certifications ...

28 December 2018

Following an ongoing specialist investigation, the NZ Transport Agency has issued a safety alert advising it has revoked the certifications for tow bars on more than 1400 heavy veh...

Interim NZ Transport Agency CE...

20 December 2018

NZ Transport Agency chairman Michael Stiassny has announced an interim chief executive to replace outgoing chief executive Fergus Gammie.

$1.4 billion to save lives on our roads

18 December 2018

Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter have announced a $1.4 billion, three-year programme to make New Zealand’s highest risk roads safer.

Lower speed limits Appleby Hig...

13 December 2018

In a joint effort to increase road safety in the Tasman District, the NZ Transport Agency is lowering speed limits on a busy stretch of State Highway 60 between Richmond and Motuek...

Permanent changes to speed lim...

13 December 2018

The NZ Transport Agency is making permanent the speed reductions near Kaikoura put in place a year ago, when State Highway 1 reopened following the November 2016 earthquake.

NZTA announces Otaki to north ...

12 December 2018

The NZ Transport Agency has announced that the preferred corridor for the new 24.2-kilometre Otaki to north of Levin road is one that runs closest to State Highway 1 and, in the no...

NZ Transport Agency CEO steps down

11 December 2018

NZ Transport Agency CEO Fergus Gammie has tendered his resignation, which was accepted by the board.

Police launch summer road safe...

03 December 2018

The message from NZ Police and the NZ Transport Agency to road users is simple – remain focused and drive as if your life and the lives of those around you depend on it. Be courteo...

NZ Transport Agency suspends t...

02 December 2018

On 30 November the NZ Transport Agency suspended two more vehicle inspectors, also suspending one of their businesses as an inspecting organisation.