On 18 December 2012, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee announced increases in petrol excise duty of 3 cents per litre on 1 July 2013, 1 July 2014, and 1 July 2015. Road user charges will increase by an equivalent amount.

The increases allow the Roads of National Significance (RoNS) programme and other roading projects to be delivered in the timeline set out in the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding 2012.

Read more about the Road User Charges Regulations.

2014-2015

2012