Police, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport urge drivers to be responsible for their safety and of others on the road when getting behind the wheel this Matariki weekend.
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Key government agencies and road safety partners Waka Kotahi, NZ Police, Te Manatū Waka, ACC and Auckland Transport, are today reinforcing to Aotearoa that road safety is a daily, year-round focus for all of us.
Ka tukuna tētahi kohikohinga o ngā tohu huarahi reorua e whakaarotia ana ki te ara tuku kōrero i tēnei rā, e ai ki te Hoa Toihau o Te Mātāwai, ki a Reikura Kahi, rāua ko te Kaiurungi o Waka Kotahi, ki a Kane Patena.
Students at schools across the country will be calling on everyone to Be a road safety hero alongside companies, communities, emergency services and road safety professionals during Road Safety Week (15-21 May).
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, with input from WorkSafe, construction and maintenance suppliers and the road safety sector, has published new best practice guidance to improve safety at work sites – a key challenge facing our transport system.
For the third consecutive year, Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency has published the findings of a comprehensive survey into New Zealanders’ attitudes toward road safety issues and behaviours, and how these are trending over time.
An interim agreement between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail and three large contracting firms is an important step towards recovery of the transport network in the East Coast, signalling the commitment to getting it right.
New Zealand’s road safety partners are urging people to not accept that death and serious injury is the price to pay for using our roads, and are encouraging everyone to put safety first on the roads this Easter.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says a recently completed review of the bitumen supply chain has provided reassurances that the import market is operating well, and that this is expected to continue after majority importer Z Energy exits the market later this year.
While the North Island continues to experience record volumes of rainfall, especially in areas such as Northland, Coromandel and the East Coast, the South Island has had ideal conditions for delivery of the annual Waka Kotahi summer state highway maintenance programme.