This page displays Ministry strategic documents and research reports in date order.

The list may include documents that were prepared under previous governments. These are included for historical reference and may not reflect current government policy.

2017

Monitoring arrangements for transport sector Crown entities [PDF, 2.4 MB]
Date: Janurary 2017

2016

The Accessibility of Public Transport for those with a Disability [PDF, 1.1 MB]
Date: July 2016

Future Domestic Airports Network Analysis - Stage 1 [PDF, 2.4 MB]
Date: April 2016

2015

2013/14 Building Administrative and Support Services Agency Report [PDF, 1.7 MB]
Date: August 2015

2014

Strategic Policy Programme
Date: December 2014

Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS)
Date: December 2014

Performance Improvement Framework (PIF) Follow-up Review [PDF, 234 KB]
Date: August 2014

Intelligent Transport Systems Technology Action Plan 2014-18 [PDF, 177 KB]
Date: June 2014

2013

Performance Improvement Framework (PIF) Review (external link)
Date: August 2013

Economic Effects of Air Services Liberalisation in New Zealand [PDF, 1.3 MB]
Date: 13 August 2013

2011

Connecting New Zealand: a summary of the government’s policy direction for transport
Date:
August 2011

Aging of New Zealand's light vehicle fleet [PDF, 992 KB]
Date:
May 2011

2010

Freight futures: long-term sea freight scenarios report [PDF, 522 KB]
Date: September 2010

New Zealand Vehicle Fleet statistics
Date: September 2010

The Social Cost of Road Crashes and Injuries
Date: Updates from June 2006-June 2010

Safer Journeys road safety strategy to 2020 (external link)
Date: March 2010

2009

Vehicle insurance in New Zealand
Date: December 2009

How New Zealanders Travel - Trends in new Zealand household travel 1989-2008 [PDF, 1.1 MB]
Date: June 2009

Review of the New Zealand Road User Charging System [PDF, 1.7 MB]
Date: 31 March 2009

2008

New Zealand Transport Strategy  [PDF, 4.6 MB]
Date: 2008

Transporting Dangerous Goods Safely - An Industry Guide (links to HTML page with access to PDF)
Date: October 2008

Freight: National Freight Demands Study
Date: September 2008

Trial Vehicle Scrappage Report  [PDF, 2.9 MB]
Date: July 2008

Sea Change - a Strategy for Domestic Sea Freight [PDF, 2.1 MB]
Date: May 2008

2007

Driver Fatigue Strategy [PDF, 152 KB]
Date: 14 December 2007

Govt3 Fleet Review - Summary and Evaluation Report  [PDF, 496 KB]
Date: 4 December 2007

Four International Maritime Environmental Conventions discussion document and submissions analysis [PDF, 656 KB]
Date: November 2007

The New Zealand Light Vehicle Fleet [PDF, 794 KB]

The New Zealand Light Vehicle Fleet supplemental spreadsheet* [XLS, 813 KB]
Date: 31 May 2007
* The graphs and data are also available in the Excel data spreadsheet (Excel required)

Transport Research Strategy [PDF, 418 KB]
Date: 31 May 2007

Duignan report: Evaluation of Road Safety Outcomes to 2005 [PDF, 335 KB]
Date: May 2007

Advisory Group Report on Roading Costs [PDF, 357 KB]
Date: 09 February 2007

Advisory Group Report on Roading Costs Appendices [PDF, 1.5 MB]
Date: 09 February 2007

Transport Sector Strategic Directions document 2006 update [PDF, 973 KB]
Date: 07 February 2007

2006

Duignan report on initial evaluation of Road Safety to 2010 strategy  [PDF, 189 KB]
Date: 9 June 2006 (completed Nov 2004)

Duignan report on initial evaluation of Road Safety to 2010 strategy - summary [PDF, 34 KB]
Date: 9 June 2006 (completed Nov 2004)

Breen report on review of Road Safety to 2010 strategy [PDF, 876 KB]
Date: 9 June 2006 (completed Nov 2004)

Breen report on review of Road Safety to 2010 strategy - summary of recommendations [PDF, 32 KB]
Date: 9 June 2006 (completed Nov 2004)

2005 and earlier

Transport Sector Strategic Directions document [PDF, 795 KB]
Date: 1 December 2005

New Zealand Road Safety Research 2004
Date: 23 May 2005

National Rail Strategy to 2015  [PDF, 557 KB]
Date: May 2005

Coastal Shipping Cargo [PDF, 145 KB]
Date: 15 March 2005

The effects of contaminants derived from road transport on aquatic ecosystems
Date: 15 March 2005

New Zealand Vehicle Emissions Screening Programme
Date: 30 November 2004

Commercial Non-Scheduled International Flights
Date: 30 November 2004

Decoupling transport growth and economic activity in New Zealand  [PDF, 189 KB]
Date: October 2003

International Airlines Serving New Zealand
Date: 2003

Scheduled International Air Service Licences
Date:October 2002

Open Aviation Market Licences
Date: October 2002

Maritime Liability Report  [PDF, 101 KB]
Date: September 2002

Agreement Between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Australia Relating to Air Services [PDF, 69 KB]
Date: August 2002

Open Aviation Market Licences (Australia)
Date: April 2002

Port Companies and Market Power - A Qualitative Analysis [PDF, 2.6 MB]
Date: April 2002

New Zealand's Bilateral Air Services Agreements
Date: December 2001