Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding
Last updated on
13/07/2012 9:04 a.m.
The Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding (GPS) sets out the government’s priorities for expenditure from the National Land Transport Fund over the next 10 years.
It sets out how funding is allocated between activities such as road safety policing, state highways, local roads and public transport.
GPS 2012/13 - 2021/22
Transport Minister Steven Joyce has announced the release of the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding 2012/13 - 2021/22 (GPS 2012).
GPS 2012 will come into force on 1 July 2012. Until then, GPS 2009 will remain in place.
Read Transport Minister Steven Joyce’s statement on GPS 2012 (Beehive website)
Download GPS 2012 (PDF, 290kb)
Read questions and answers about GPS 2012
July 2011 Cabinet Paper
A Cabinet Paper confirming the Minister of Transport’s decisions on GPS 2012 was prepared in July 2011. This paper also reports the feedback received from stakeholders.
Read Cabinet Paper from July 2011 – The Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding 2012/13-2012/22 (PDF, 185kb)
Engagement on GPS 2012
In developing the GPS 2012, the Ministry of Transport, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, sought the views of Local Government New Zealand and representatives of transport users and providers on the proposed direction of GPS 2012 as part of a targeted engagement process.
Read the GPS engagement document which sets out the proposed content of GPS 2012 (PDF, 369kb)
Read a summary of submissions received on the GPS engagement document (PDF, 284kb)
April 2011 Cabinet Paper
For further background, the initial Cabinet paper on GPS 2012 is provided. This paper outlines the Minister of Transport’s initial thinking on GPS 2012.
Read Cabinet Paper from April 2011 – Direction of the next Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding (PDF, 345kb)
GPS 2009/10 - 2018/19
Until the GPS 2012 comes into force on 1 July 2012, the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding 2009/10-2018/19 (GPS 2009) remains the current GPS.
Download GPS 2009
Government Policy Statement 2009/10–2018/19 (PDF, 291kb, 28 pages)Amended November 2010.
Read GPS 2009 online
Amendment November 2010
GPS 2009 was amended in November 2010. This amendment confirmed the the availability of funding for the government’s priority road safety initiatives – which are part of the Safer Journeys road safety strategy.
Read Transport Minister Steven Joyce's media release on the beehive website.
Questions and answers about the amendments to the Government Policy Statement.