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Official Information Act (OIA) responses

Our recent responses to Official Information Act (OIA) requests from media organisations.

Cost recovery associated with crashes on state highways (2)

Responded: 30 November 2016
Requested: The New Zealand Herald

Complaints about road works

Responded: 29 November 2016
Requested: The New Zealand Herald

Cost recovery associated with crashes on state highways (1)

Responded: 11 November 2016
Requested: Fairfax Media

Proposal for ‘Park and Ride’ in Queenstown

Responded: 7 November 2016
Requested: Otago Daily Times

Crashes during practical driving tests

Responded: 30 September 2016
Requested: Fairfax Media

Pass rates for each driver license testing station in New Zealand 2014-2015

Responded: 25 August 2016
Requested: The Press

Tauranga toll road payments

Responded: 13 July 2016
Requested: Bay of Plenty Times

Traffic lights in Queenstown

Responded: 7 June 2016
Requested: Allied Press

Vandalised and stolen signs

Responded: 7 June 2016
Requested: Radio New Zealand News

Road works

Responded: 5 May 2016
Requested: NZ Herald

Fees received for use of the Driver Licence Verification Service

Responded: 4 May 2016
Requested: Mediaworks

Crash data following lowering of the speed limit on State Highway 2from the State Highway 1 interchange to State Highway 25 turnoff to Coromandel

Responded: 5 April 2016
Requested: Newstalk ZB

Passenger endorsements

Responded: 18 December 2015
Requested: NZ Herald

Residential property

Responded: 7 December 2015
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Variable message signs

Responded: 17 November 2015
Requested by: National Business Review

Spending on road safety advertising

Responded: 4 September 2015
Requested by: National Business Review

Anti-drink driving and anti-speeding advertising campaigns

Responded: 31 August 2015
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

GPS data for Transport Agency fleet vehicles

Responded: 12 August 2015
Requested by: NZ Herald

New technology in roading infrastructure

Responded: 17 July 2015
Requested by: NZME

Defecation incident in Mt Victoria Tunnel

Responded: 17 July 2015
Requested by: NZME

Northland projects and Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance

Responded: 15 May 2015
Requested by: TVNZ

Otaihanga roundabout

Responded: 13 May 2015
Requested by: Radio NZ

Revocation of state highway status

Responded: 12 May 2015
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Physical and verbal abuse against testing officers in Hawke’s Bay

Responded: 11 May 2015
Requested by: Harrison Christian

Verbal threats and physical attacks made against testing officers

Responded: 27 March 2015
Requested by: Fairfax Media

Uber complaints

Responded: 17 March 2015
Requested by: NZ Herald

Sexual assault complaints against taxi drivers

Responded: 11 March 2015
Requested by: Campbell Live

Operator Rating Safety information request

Responded: 24 February 2015
Requested by: Fairfax Media

Visiting drivers survey

Responded: 11 Febraury 2015
Requested by: Mountain Scene Newspaper

Road policing and programmes to reduce drink-driving

Responded: 27 January 2015
Requested by: Dominion Post

Regional roading expenditure

Responded: 22 December 2014
Requested by: NZME News Service

Restricted and full driver licence test results

Responded: 18 December 2014
Requested by: Fairfax Media

Vehicle certification complaints

Responded: 10 December 2014
Requested by: Dominion Post

Northern Gateway Toll Road

Responded: 19 November 2014
Requested by: Herald on Sunday

Taxi driver complaints

Responded: 29 September 2014
Requested by: Northern Advocate

Basin Bridge proposal costs

Responded: 19 September 2014
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Bus and taxi drivers with alcohol and/or drunk driving charges

Responded: 19 September 2014
Requested by: NZ Herald

Crashes involving speeding drivers in Waikato

Responded: 10 September 2014
Requested by: Waikato Times

Crashes involving cyclists in Manawatū/Whanganui and Taranaki

Responded: 26 August 2014
Requested by: Manawatu Standard

Complaints regarding taxi drivers

Responded: 19 August 2014
Requested by: Dominion Post

Regional roading expenditure

Responded: 14 August 2014
Requested by: TVNZ

Crashes in Bay of Plenty

Responded: 24 July 2014
Requested by: Sun Media Ltd

Toll infringements

Responded: July 2014
Requested by: APNZ News Service

Roading expenditure

Responded: 14 July 2014
Requested by: TVNZ

Crashes at pedestrian crossings

Responded: 10 July 2014
Requested by: Fairfax NZ

Demerit points and demerit point suspensions

Responded: 24 June 2014
Requested by: New Zealand Herald

Crashes involving drivers on learner or restricted licences

Responded: 17 June 2014
Requested by: Fairfax Media

Rates of unlicensed drivers in Māngere

Responded: 11 June 2014
Requested by: Herald on Sunday

Māori language training

Responded: 1 May 2014
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Northern Gateway Toll Road debt repayment

Responded: 29 April 2014
Requested by: Rodney Times

Directives to process OIA requests urgently

Responded: 16 April 2014
Requested by: Newstalk ZB

Driver pass rates

Responded: 28 March 2014
Requested by: The Wellingtonian

Community engagement

Responded: 17 March 2014
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Compensation for property acquisition

Responded: 22 January 2014
Requested by: The Dominion Post

Crash rates in Manawatū before and after changes to give way rules

Responded: 6 January 2014
Requested by: Manawatu Standard

Christmas costs

Responded: 23 December 2013
Requested by: Fairfax Media

Waterview property purchases

Responded: 9 December 2013
Requested by: TV3

Red light running in the Wellington region

Responded: 9 December 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

Bridges strengthened to enable them to carry 62 tonnes

Responded: 14 November 2013
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Complaints made to the NZ Transport Agency regarding threats and attacks made against examiners during driving tests

Responded: 6 November 2013
Requested by: Herald on Sunday

Milford Road closures

Responded: 31 October 2013
Requested by: Southland Times

Roads of national significance communications costs and bridge strengthening

Responded: 25 October 2013
Requested by: Radio New Zealand

Alcohol-related crashes in specific regions

Responded: 21 October 2013
Requested by: APNZ

Complaints made to the NZ Transport Agency about taxi companies or their drivers

Responded: 18 October 2013
Requested by: APNZ

Crashes involving trucks and crashes involving overseas drivers

Responded: 14 October 2013
Requested by: Waikato Times

Inspection of buses in Wellington

Responded: 7 October 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

Crashes at traffic light-controlled intersections

Responded: 26 September 2013
Requested by: APNZ

Consultants and contractors

Responded: 25 September 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

Vehicles that are subject to a certificate of fitness (including passenger vehicles)

Responded: 24 September 2013
Requested by: The Dominion Post

Alcohol-related vehicle crashes on rural and urban roads

Responded: 19 September 2013
Requested by: NZ Young Farmers

Release of registered person’s details from the Motor Vehicle Register

Responded: 29 August 2013
Requested by: Fairfax Business Bureau

Vehicle crashes in the Bay of Plenty

Responded: 3 September 2013
Requested by: Bay of Plenty Times

The number and nature of complaints made to the NZ Transport Agency in the year to 30 June 2013 regarding taxi companies or their drivers

Responded: 26 August 2013
Requested by: Cherie Howie

Crashes involving trucks

Responded: 21 August 2013
Requested by: Waikato Times
Response [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Fuel excise duty refunds

Responded: 12 July 2013
Requested by: Kashka Tunstall

Go Wellington safety failures

Responded: 11 July 2013
Requested by: Rutger Keijser

The release of motor vehicle registered persons and driver licence holder details

Responded: 11 July 2013
Requested by: Fairfax Business Bureau

Fuel excise duty refunds

Responded: 31 May 2013
Requested by: Fair Go

Unauthorised personalised plates

Responded: 21 June 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

Waikato Expressway property purchases and iwi consultation

Responded: 24 May 2013
Requested by: Waikato Times

Crashes at Waikato intersections and the give way rules

Responded: 15 May 2013
Requested by: Waikato Times

Recovery of costs relating to vehicle accidents

Responded: 15 May 2013
Requested by: APNZ News Service

Crashes in the Waikato involving vehicle faults

Responded: 10 May 2013
Requested by: Waikato Times

Bicycle helmet exemptions granted

Responded: 2 May 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

Dunedin-based government offices

Responded: 10 April 2013
Requested by: Allied Press Limited

Recovery of costs relating to vehicle accidents (1)

Responded: 9 April 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

Recovery of costs relating to vehicle accidents (2)

Responded: 9 April 2013
Requested by: Otago Daily Times

Waikato Expressway property purchases (Tamahere–Cambridge section)

Responded: 28 March 2013
Requested by: Waikato Times

Crashes at intersections since the changes to the give way rule in 2012

Responded: 19 March 2013
Requested by: Hawke’s Bay Today

Number of drivers participating in New Zealand’s alcohol interlock programme

Responded: 17 January 2013
Requested by: Fairfax Media

The cost of the Super Gold Card scheme each year since the scheme’s start in October 2008, broken down by region and mode of transport, including individual routes where possible.

Responded: 17 January 2013
Requested by: The NZ Herald

Statistics for restricted and full practical driver tests carried out in Kilbirnie, Porirua and Lower Hutt

Responded: 16 January 2013
Requested by: Dominion Post

All papers, documents, advice and correspondence prepared by the NZ Transport Agency relating to complaints against taxi drivers in the last year

Responded: 20 December 2012
Requested by: Dominion Post

Communication and correspondence with the Minister of Transport regarding the Capital Connection business case submitted by Greater Wellington and Horizons Regional Councils

Responded: 11 December 2012
Requested by: Dominion Post

Give-way crash statistics

Responded: 11 December 2012
Requested by: NZ Herald

Copies of fatal crash reports relating to pedestrians killed in Auckland

Responded: 5 December 2012
Requested by: Herald on Sunday

Details for fatal and serious injury pedestrian crashes in Auckland for the past three financial years

Responded: 11 November 2012
Requested by: Otago Daily Times

Statistics for fatal crashes involving foreign drivers

Responded: 11 December 2012
Requested by: NZ Herald

Total funding provided for public transport subsidies by the NZ Transport Agency over the last 10 years

Responded: 8 November 2012
Requested by: Fairfax Auckland Business Bureau

Graduated driver licensing system – review documents and audits

Responded: 5 November 2012
Requested by: Consumer NZ

Compulsory driver licence testing – referrals made by doctors, police officers or members of public

Responded: 29 October 2012
Requested by: APNZ

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