Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency principles and policies ensure approved organisations and Waka Kotahi (for its own activities) understand what’s required when developing their investment proposals, and guide Waka Kotahi investment assessors when making investment decisions. They also enable Waka Kotahi to be fair and consistent and follow the governing legislation, primarily the Land Transport Management Act 2003.
This section provides an overview of the legislation, statutory documents and policies, and government commitments that shape the planning and investment processes for the National Land Transport Programme (NLTP). It also outlines the central and local government entities that are involved in the development and delivery of the NLTP.
Activity classes and work categories are groupings of similar outputs from investments through the National Land Transport Programme (NLTP). Investment proposals have to identify the correct activity classes and work categories as part of the NLTP inclusion and funding approval process.
This section provides information about the funding assistance rates (FARs) applied in the 2021–24 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) period. FARs are the funding contribution in percentage terms Waka Kotahi makes to an approved organisation for a land transport activity.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Investment Prioritisation Method is used to profile and prioritise programmes, plans, projects and other activities.
This section provides the requirements and processes for the development of approved organisation and regionally delivered Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency programmes for input to regional land transport programmes, the Waka Kotahi national programme, the Road Safety Partnership Programme, and the National Land Transport Programme. For the development of activity class programmes, eg road maintenance programmes, see the activity classes and work categories section.
Once the National Land Transport Programme has been adopted individual transport programmes will need to be managed to add or remove activities, request funding, procuring the service or work and claiming the National Land Transport Fund share from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
This section provides information about the different investment assurance activities of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. to ascertain that investments through the National Land Transport Programme have achieved the expected benefits at the expected cost.