Livestock transporters let dow...

24 May 2018

Livestock transport operators are extremely disappointed in the way farmers, OSPRI and MPI have failed to implement and properly enforce stock movement regulations as is their resp...

The NZ Transport Agency is rev...

03 May 2018

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley is sympathising with road transport operators caught up in the Peter Wastney Engineering fiasco.

BP’s price tactics illustrate ...

30 April 2018

BP’s price spreading tactics in the lower North Island are a window into the future of Auckland’s Regional Fuel Tax, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

Government must provide certai...

24 April 2018

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley is urging the Government to let communities know their plans for the former Roads of National Significance (RONS) routes.

Fonterra is right to reduce pa...

17 April 2018

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley acknowledges the action taken by Fonterra to reduce its payment times to small and medium suppliers and contractors.

Regional fuel tax a nonsense

22 March 2018

The introduction of legislation enabling the imposition of regional fuel taxes is a retrograde step that will hinder rather than help the Government’s infrastructure plans, accordi...

Road Transport Forum supportiv...

16 March 2018

The announcement of Option 3 as the preferred replacement for State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge has the full support of the Road Transport Forum and the road freight indus...

Corruption has no place in dri...

21 February 2018

“Allegations that licensing officers were being bribed to fake tests is an incredibly serious situation that must never happen again,” says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley.

SH1 reopening a significant achievement

15 December 2017

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley has congratulated NZTA and the NCTIR alliance ahead of today’s reopening of State Highway 1 around Kaikoura.

Best solution critical for Man...

13 December 2017

While the deferral of a decision on the alternative Manawatu Gorge route is disappointing to the road transport industry it is critical that the best option is found, says Road Tra...