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This work examines and summarises the New Zealand transport system in one place.
This document provides an overview of roles and responsibilities of Crown entity boards, Ministers and the Ministry of Transport as well as how Crown entity performance oversight works in the transport sector.
This report, prepared by the Ministry of Transport and the NZ Transport Agency, investigates the accessibility of public transport for those with a disability.
The Four Year Plan sets out the Ministry’s assessment of the transport portfolio for the next four years. This includes what the Ministry will do through its policy and sector leadership roles to achieve its purpose and ensure the sector agencies deliver over the period of the Plan.
This Regulatory Impact Statement, prepared by the NZ Transport Agency (Transport Agency) and the Ministry of Transport, provides an analysis of the issue and proposal to address the current low penalty associated with breaching bylaws that restrict or prohibit the carriage of dangerous goods on high risk routes.
This Regulatory Impact Statement, prepared by the Ministry of Transport, provides an analysis of options to revise fees and the maritime levy administered by Maritime NZ.
In 2015, the New Zealand Airports Association and the Ministry of Transport commissioned the Future Domestic Airports Network Analysis to provide a better understanding of the domestic air transport network, airport network and forecast changes that will affect the networks.
This Regulatory Impact Statement, prepared by the Ministry of Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), provides an analysis of options to implement a risk-based approach to aviation safety regulation.
The Ministry has recently released the Transport Domain Plan and the Transport Research Strategy.
The Ministry of Transport has released the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2021/22 – 2030/31 (the draft GPS 2021) for formal engagement, and is seeking feedback.
The draft New Zealand Rail Plan (the draft Rail Plan) outlines the Government’s long-term vision and priorities for New Zealand’s national rail network. We welcome feedback on the strategic investment priorities detailed in the draft Rail Plan.
On 24 March 2018 the Minister of Transport authorised, for a period of five years, the Restated Master Coordination Agreement between Qantas Airways and Emirates.
This follows authorisation of the first Master Coordination agreement, which was initially authorised by the Minister of Transport in May 2013, for a period of 5 years.
Reducing the risks of alcohol- and drug-related impairment in aviation, maritime and rail decisions announced – 26 January 2015
Cabinet confirmed changes to the aviation and maritime sectors to ensure operators are appropriately managing the risks of drug and alcohol impairment.
Reforms to the Vehicle Licensing systems will save New Zealanders time and money while keeping roads and vehicles safe.
Cabinet confirmed a new International Air Transport Policy statement on 30 August 2012 aimed at growing the economy providing New Zealanders with better access to the world and facilitating increased trade in good and services
The government has confirmed that from 1 August 2011 all taxis operating in our larger centres will be fitted with security cameras in a move designed to enhance the safety of both taxi drivers and their passengers.
Following public consultation in 2009, the government released its new ten year road safety strategy called Safer Journeys in March 2010. It aims to reduce the number of people killed and injured on our roads over the next decade.
The Government is committed to taking decisive action to protect our climate by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Consultation closed at 5pm on 20 August 2019
Consultation has now closed on our new approach to road safety.
Submissions on a Bill to repeal and replace the Civil Aviation Act 1990 and Airport Authorities Act 1966 closed in July 2019
Drug driving consultation concluded June 28th 2019
This consultation seeks views from the public and interested parties on whether New Zealand should sign up to an international treaty for the prevention of air emissions from ships. Submissions closed at 5pm Monday 11 Feburary 2019.
The Draft GPS 2018 prioritises safety, access to a wider range of transport options, the environment and value for money. Submissions closed May 2nd 2018.
Submissions for the Land Transport Management (Regional Fuel Tax) Amendment Bill, closed April 20th 2018.
The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Business, innovation and Employment invited comment on the draft Marine Protection Rules – Part 102 certificates of insurance amendment 2018.
The Ministry of Transport was inviting submissions on the proposed re-authorisation of the Qantas/Emirates Master Coordination Agreement
Submissions closed at 5.00 pm Saturday 18 November 2017.
The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released a discussion document on 19 December 2016, inviting feedback from interested people and organisations.
Submissions closed at 5pm, 20 February 2017
On 12 September, the Land Transport Amendment Bill (the Bill) was introduced to Parliament. Before making any changes, Ministers want to undertake further consultation on two issues required for implementation of the new regulatory system:
Submissions closed at 5.00pm on Friday 3 February 2017.
The Bill was introduced to Parliament on 16 November 2016. It amends the Maritime Transport Act 1994, which provides the regulatory framework for New Zealand’s maritime transport sector.
Submissions closed on 1 February 2017
The Ministry of Transport has initiated a project to help inform the Government’s strategic approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from road freight in New Zealand.
|Most Current Key Transport Statistics|
|Road deaths year-to-date||87|
|Electric vehicle fleet||20,305|
|Public transport boardings||153.1 m|
|Transport GHG emissions||15,028 kt CO2-e|
|Length of sealed local roads||53,425 km|
|Length of cycleways||2,301 km|
|Rail freight||3.8 bt-km|
|Overseas visitor arrivals by air||3.46 m|
|Exports+imports handled||62.5 mt|