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Strategic Policy Programme

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Future demand – a youth perspective

This paper summarises youth focus groups (ages 14 to 24) which discussed the ways they see transport (and social media alternatives) featuring in their lives. Learn more...


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Options to reduce the risks of alcohol-and drug-related impairment in aviation, maritime and rail

The Ministry of Transport sought submissions from interested parties on options to reduce the risks of alcohol- and drug-related impairment in aviation, maritime and rail.

The Ministry had released a discussion paper to help with the submissions. The discussion paper provides useful information on the issue, and proposes 10 possible options to help manage these risks.

Submissions closed on Friday 8 May 2015.

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Marine Protection Rules Part 102: Certificates of Insurance

The Ministry of Transport, in conjunction with Maritime New Zealand, sought feedback on a proposed rule amendment that increases the minimum financial assurance requirement for offshore installations from 14 million International Monetary Fund Units of Account (approximately NZ$26 million) to 162 million International Monetary Fund Units of Account (approximately NZ$300 million).

The intention of the consultation was to identify and determine the potential impacts should the minimum requirement be increased.

The requirement applies only to offshore installations.

Consultation closed on Friday 27 June 2014.

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Supplementary Fund Protocol, 2003

The Ministry of Transport sought feedback on a proposal that New Zealand accedes to the Supplementary Fund Protocol, 2003. New Zealand’s accession to the Supplementary Fund Protocol, 2003, would give New Zealand access to compensation from the Supplementary Fund in the event of a major marine oil spill from an oil tanker. This would increase the compensation available to New Zealand from up to $377 million, to up to $1.392 billion.

Consultation closed on Friday 27 June 2014.

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Road toll
2013 road toll 253
2014 road toll 295
12 months to 27 May 2015 305
1 Jan to 27 May 2015 134
1 Jan to 27 May 2014 123

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Government Policy statement on land transport

Government Policy Statement on land transport

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