Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to consider getting early Warrant of Fitness (WoF) inspections to take advantage of a lull in demand for inspections one year after the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.
After 18 months of leading the Let’s Get Wellington Moving Programme, Director Andrew Body has opted to stand aside from his current position, and will move in to a role focussed on providing advice and support within the Public Private Partnerships and Special Projects portfolio at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
ReBicycle EkeRua which upcycles donated, second-hand bikes and gives them to refugees and other people in need in Wellington, received the top honour at the On the Go Awards in Dunedin on Thursday night.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is working hard with its contracted provider Vehicle Testing New Zealand (VTNZ) to shorten wait times for practical driver testing across New Zealand, to address the sharp increase in demand for testing as a result of multiple Covid-19 Alert Level changes.
The fifth national Aotearoa Bike Challenge has encouraged thousands more New Zealanders to cycle, with more than 24,700 people from over 2,400 organisations taking part, including over 4,325 new riders.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has appointed five vehicle inspecting organisations to complete entry certification for used light vehicles in New Zealand following a comprehensive application and evaluation process.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reminding New Zealanders of the changes to customer services following the Auckland region moving to Alert Level 3 and the rest of New Zealand moving to Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm on Sunday night.
Kiwis are expected to hit the roads in record numbers for the long Waitangi Day weekend, and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has updated our popular on-line Holiday Journeys traffic prediction tool to help everyone plan ahead and minimise delays. The tool shows predicted traffic flow across popular journeys over the long weekend, based on previous year’s travel patterns.
Know someone learning to drive? Help them learn the skills they need to drive safely and pass their tests the first time with the Drive Summer Series - developed as part of the joint Waka Kotahi and ACC Drive Programme, designed to help young people become safe and skilled lifelong drivers.
The holidays are almost here, but we know that many of our friends in the newsgathering business will be at work while the rest of us are at the bach or the beach, so the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency media team will be on call to help during the 2020/21 Christmas/New Year break.