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The Ministry of Transport has released the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2021/22 – 2030/31 for formal engagement, and seeking feedback.
In December 2019, the Government launched Road to Zero: NZ’s road safety strategy 2020-2030.
On 18 December the Government announced its proposal to introduce a new compulsory random roadside oral fluid testing scheme for New Zealand.
The Transport Evidence Base Strategy (TEBS) creates an environment to ensure the transport sector has the right data, information, research and evaluation to deliver an evidence-based transport system that improves wellbeing and liveability.
This business case has examined the rail options for Northland, and the strategic case for how rail investment in the region contributes to Government priorities.
The final GPS 2018 has now been released
The Government has announced the development of a new road safety strategy for New Zealand, replacing the current Safer Journeys strategy, which ends in 2020.
Associate Minister of Transport, Shane Jones has today announced a number of initiatives to encourage regional economic development.
Secretary for Transport Peter Mersi has today confirmed his new senior leadership team, which comes into effect on 2 October 2017.
Secretary for Transport Peter Mersi has welcomed the report of the State Services Commission investigation into the protection of whistle-blowers.
The report was launched by the Associate Minister of Transport in June 2017. The report summarises the New Zealand transport system and provides key facts.
The Economic impact of the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake report examines the impacts on transport, business operations and tourism.
The Minister has announced New Zealand’s participation in an Australasian trial programme using a satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) test bed.
Ministry of Transport officials visited Kaikoura recently to see the progress on the roads and railway network first hand.
Announcements by Minister Bridges and Associate Minister Collins signal more progress towards a future with more EVs on New Zealand's roads.
The Ministry of Transport has been leading a programme of work to respond to the Kaikoura earthquake.
Following the earthquake on 14 November, our Wellington office is closed until further notice.
The Ministry of Transport has just launched its emerging insights and scenario summaries for the Regulation 2025 strategic project.
Investment in long-lived transport infrastructure is subject to uncertainty. Failure to manage uncertainty can result in costly mistakes.