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WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Warwick Shelley suspended from issuing WoFs & CoFs

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Warwick Shelley suspended from issuing WoFs & CoFs

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended vehicle inspector Warwick Shelley, the inspecting organisation delegate for both VTNZ Thames and VTNZ Whitianga (Heavy Haulage and Contracting). An NZ Transport Agency investigation has found evidence that Mr Shelley, who manages both sites, has been overruling his vehicle inspectors when they fail […]

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Plan ahead for a safe and enjoyable Easter Holiday

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Plan ahead for a safe and enjoyable Easter Holiday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists travelling across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region for Easter are urged to drive to the conditions and plan ahead before leaving home. This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same week, which means it’s likely to be extra busy on our […]

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Stabilisation Phase completed, new GM Kane Patena now leading compliance function at NZTA

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Stabilisation Phase completed, new GM Kane Patena now leading compliance function at NZTA

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has completed the first phase of its Regulatory Compliance Review, clearing the original backlog of 850 open compliance cases and significantly improving its internal processes. New General Manager Kane Patena is now leading the regulatory function at the Agency, having taken over from law firm Meredith […]

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Coming soon: new rules for councils

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Coming soon: new rules for councils

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Councils may have to create bylaws to bring effect to recent amendments to the Land Transport Rules – particularly around enforcement for signs and electric vehicle parking. The Land Transport Amendment (Road User) Rule 2004 has been amended as part of the Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018. […]

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Coming soon: new rules for truckies

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Coming soon: new rules for truckies

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Heavy vehicle drivers will no longer need to retrofit outdated pressure gauges under recent amendments to the Land Transport Rules. The Land Transport Rule: Heavy Vehicle Brakes 2006 has been amended as part of the Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018. The Omnibus consultation enables a diverse range […]

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Coming soon: new rules for cyclists

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Coming soon: new rules for cyclists

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Cyclists will soon be required to have a headlamp which can be seen at least 200 metres away under recent amendments to the Land Transport Rules. The Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 has been amended as part of the Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018. The Omnibus […]

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Coming soon: new rules for motorcyclists

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Coming soon: new rules for motorcyclists

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Learner riders may soon be able to use electric motorcycles under recent amendments to the Land Transport Rules. The Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 has been amended as part of the Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018. The Omnibus consultation enables a diverse range of minor changes […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures 21–27 April 2019

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures 21–27 April 2019

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 26 April 2019. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every […]

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Gladstone Road Bridge shared path opens to the public

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Gladstone Road Bridge shared path opens to the public

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency A ceremony today marked the opening of the Gladstone Road Bridge shared path which will improve safety for people walking and cycling through one of Gisborne’s busiest thoroughfares. Construction began in August last year to widen the bridge by 1.5 metres to create a three-metre-wide shared path. Tairawhiti Roads General […]

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New flexible road safety barriers for high-risk Christchurch highway

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on New flexible road safety barriers for high-risk Christchurch highway

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency New flexible road safety barriers that help stop head-on crashes and save lives will be installed on State Highway 74/QEII Drive between Innes Road and Burwood Road from this week. Side barriers already installed. The barriers are part of a $2.5 million NZ Transport Agency road safety project* on track […]

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Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable Easter holiday journey around the South Island

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable Easter holiday journey around the South Island

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency We want everyone to arrive safely at their destination these Easter holidays, so plan ahead and take regular breaks – that is the message from the NZ Transport Agency and the Police. “This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same week, which means it’s […]

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Melling transport review complete

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Melling transport review complete

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency Board has endorsed the recommended option of a diamond interchange connecting to Queens Drive, as part of the proposed Melling transport improvements. The Board has also endorsed the outcome of the re-evaluation of the Melling transport improvements project, which confirmed that the project aligns with the […]

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Progress on Nelson’s transport vision for the future

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Progress on Nelson’s transport vision for the future

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Nelson’s vision for an accessible and vibrant CBD, a healthy environment and a world-class waterfront is another step closer with engineering consultancy AECOM now on-board to produce a detailed business case on the Nelson Future Access project, working in partnership with Stantec. The NZ Transport Agency’s Director Regional Relationships Jim […]

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Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable Easter holiday journey in the North

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable Easter holiday journey in the North

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists travelling in Northland and Auckland for Easter are urged to plan ahead and follow the basics of road safety so everyone arrives safely at their destination. This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same week, which means it’s likely to be extra busy […]

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Changes to Paremata roundabout will ensure fairer flow of traffic

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Changes to Paremata roundabout will ensure fairer flow of traffic

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency A solution to safety concerns and growing queues at Paremata roundabout during peak hours will soon be a reality, with the NZ Transport Agency introducing metered traffic lights for northbound traffic approaching the roundabout. The Transport Agency’s Senior Journey Manager Neil Walker says the Paremata roundabout, on State Highway 1, […]

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Top tips for safe travel in and out of Wellington over Easter

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Top tips for safe travel in and out of Wellington over Easter

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency says heavy traffic in and out of Wellington is a certainty over the Easter holidays and is advising road users to plan ahead and follow the basics of road safety. “This year is likely to be extra busy with Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays […]

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WOF ALERT – Vehicle inspector Sun-Jin Kim suspended from issuing WoFs

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on WOF ALERT – Vehicle inspector Sun-Jin Kim suspended from issuing WoFs

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended Glenfield inspecting organisation World Motors and its vehicle inspector Sun-Jin Kim. During a recent site review by the NZ Transport Agency, an unauthorised staff member was observed inspecting vehicles. Subsequently, Mr Kim has admitted to not using the required equipment to test brakes […]

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Top road safety tips for safe and enjoyable Easter holiday journeys

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Top road safety tips for safe and enjoyable Easter holiday journeys

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency We want everyone to arrive safely at their destination these Easter holidays, so the key message from NZ Transport Agency, New Zealand Police and ACC is to plan ahead and follow the basics of road safety. This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same […]

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Rockfall south of Kaikōura closes SH1 south of the town

By   /  April 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Rockfall south of Kaikōura closes SH1 south of the town

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 13 Apr 2019 06:26 pm | NZ Transport Agency A rock the size of two basketballs which fell from a height south of Kaikōura’s Parititahi road tunnels landed on and damaged a southbound car late this afternoon. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was not seriously injured and […]

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New right turn Bay at Keeley’s Reserve Lake Karapiro

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on New right turn Bay at Keeley’s Reserve Lake Karapiro

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 12 Apr 2019 02:54 pm | NZ Transport Agency The newly created right turn bay on State Highway one will make it safer and easier for people to access Keeley’s Recreational Reserve on Lake Karapiro. The NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers travelling in the area to take extra care […]

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