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We are driving further and more than ever before

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on We are driving further and more than ever before

Source: Ministry of Transport More cars and a record year of travel shows Kiwis’ continued appetite for motor vehicles. Data released today by the Ministry of Transport shows 48.2 billion kilometres were driven on New Zealand roads over 2017 – a record high. The record is a six percent increase on 2016 and a 17 […]

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Update on work around recent bus crashes

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, KB, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on Update on work around recent bus crashes

Source: Ministry of Transport The three recent serious bus crashes on New Zealand roads are tragic events that have impacted many people. Our thoughts are with all those that have been affected. The Ministry of Transport and the NZ Transport Agency will be examining the outcome of investigations into the three crashes by NZ Police, […]

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Transport models drive better decisions

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on Transport models drive better decisions

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Release/Statement Headline: Transport models drive better decisions Ministry of Transport Deputy Chief Executive, Andrew Jackson, says transport modelling and demand data released today will help drive better transport decisions. “Modelling helps improve our understanding of demand across the whole transport system, and releasing this information offers benefits […]

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Unmanned aircraft systems (or drones)

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Unmanned aircraft systems (or drones)

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Unmanned aircraft systems (or drones) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), alternatively known as drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) are rapidly gaining in popularity, both for commercial and recreational use. They are being used a range of ways — in scientific research, engineering, film […]

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Specific transport technologies

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Specific transport technologies

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Specific transport technologies The Ministry of Transport is taking an active interest in the use of the following transport technologies in New Zealand: Road vehicle technologies Autonomous (driverless) vehicles Connected vehicles Engine technologies (electric and hydrogen) Air navigation technologies Unmanned Aircraft Systems(UASs) Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) (also known […]

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Technical terms and acronyms

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Technical terms and acronyms

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Technical terms and acronyms New technology inevitably leads to new jargon and acronyms. This page provides guidance on the terms we are using in our work on new transport technologies. We will expand this list over time. New technology inevitably leads to new jargon and acronyms. This […]

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Publication of guidelines for testing and developing unmanned aircraft systems in New Zealand

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on Publication of guidelines for testing and developing unmanned aircraft systems in New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Release/Statement Headline: Publication of guidelines for testing and developing unmanned aircraft systems in New Zealand The Ministry has published guidelines for testing and developing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, in New Zealand. UAS are rapidly gaining popularity, both for commercial and recreational use. They […]

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Provincial Growth Fund: transport projects announced

By   /  February 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund: transport projects announced

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Release/Statement Headline: Provincial Growth Fund: transport projects announced Associate Minister of Transport, Shane Jones has today announced a number of initiatives to encourage regional economic development. The new $1billion per annum Provincial Growth Fund includes a range of transport projects: Provincial Growth Fund open for business  Gisborne/Hawke’s […]

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Attitudes to transport technologies

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Attitudes to transport technologies

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Attitudes to transport technologies In November 2016, the Ministry surveyed the Household Travel Survey panel on attitudes to transport technologies such as electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles with 614 people responding. The Ministry sponsored a University of Otago summer student to analyse and report on the survey results. […]

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Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Reauthorisation 2018

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Reauthorisation 2018

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Reauthorisation 2018 On 8 February 2018, Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines applied to the Ministry of Transport for reauthorisation of their Strategic Alliance Agreement by the Minister of Transport. The Agreement was initially authorised by the Minister of Transport […]

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Social cost of road crashes and injuries publication

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ministry of Transport, Press Release, Public Sector, Transport  /  Comments Off on Social cost of road crashes and injuries publication

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Release/Statement Headline: Social cost of road crashes and injuries publication The 2017 social cost of road crashes and injuries update shows the total social cost of motor vehicle injury crashes in 2016. This is estimated at $4.17 billion The social cost of a road crash and the […]

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New Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry

By   /  February 4, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on New Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry A commitment to supporting future transport policy with high quality scientific advice has seen Professor Simon Kingham been appointed into the new role of Chief Science Adviser at the Ministry of Transport. Canterbury University-based Professor Kingham’s expertise across a wide […]

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Livestock Movement

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Livestock Movement

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Livestock Movement Data from the National Freight Demand Study 2014, especially Table 3.33, indicate that in the year 2012 livestock movements accounted for about 3.6% of the freight tonnes moved and 4.7% of the freight tonne-kms moved. However, these percentages were considerably higher in several regions, including […]

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Monthly road crash statistics update – December 2017

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Monthly road crash statistics update – December 2017

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Monthly road crash statistics update – December 2017 The data presented here are provisional. Crash data as at 10th January 2018. In the 12 months to the end of December 2017, 379 people died on our roads. This is 52 more than the 12 months to the […]

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Christmas/New Year holiday period road toll

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Christmas/New Year holiday period road toll

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Christmas/New Year holiday period road toll Christmas/New Year holiday period road toll 2017/18 The official holiday period began at 4pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and ended at 6am on Wednesday 3 January 2018. During the 2017/2018 Christmas holiday period there were 11 fatal crashes. Those crashes […]

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Transport Outlook: Future State Model Results

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Transport Outlook: Future State Model Results

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Transport Outlook: Future State Model Results The links on this page provide access to the Excel workbooks for each of the models that contributed to the tables or figures in the Transport Outlook: Future State report.  They provide additional detail beyond that contained in the published tables […]

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Crash fact sheets

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Crash fact sheets

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Crash fact sheets Every year, the Ministry of Transport produces a series of crash fact sheets. These fact sheets outline useful statistical information on road safety issues, drawn from yearly motor vehicle crash data. Topics include alcohol, speed, safety belts and cyclists. Each fact sheet contains tables, […]

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New results from Household Travel Survey

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on New results from Household Travel Survey

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New results from Household Travel Survey The New Zealand Household Travel Survey is an ongoing survey of household travel conducted for the Ministry of Transport. Each year from 2015 onwards, people in more than 2,000 households are invited to participate in the survey by recording all their […]

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Survey questionaires

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Survey questionaires

The Ministry of Transport plays a role in a number of transport sector conferences each year, with issues ranging from safety to engineering and transport funding.  This page contains information on transport-related conferences. The Ministry of Transport plays a role in a number of transport sector conferences each year, with issues ranging from safety to […]

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Contracts for services

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Contracts for services

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Contracts for services Ministry of Transport contracts for goods and services, which are in excess of $100,000, are posted on the Government Electronic Tenders Service (GETS). Government Electronic Tenders Service (GETS) Post Award Notifications page Government Electronic Tenders Service (GETS) Post Award Notifications page — MIL OSI

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