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2 Sep 2019
18 Apr 2019
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.
5 Apr 2019
Following an ongoing investigation into ex-heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu of Transport and Structure Limited, the NZ Transport Agency has immediately revoked the certifications of around 300 drawbars and drawbeams on heavy vehicles and trailers.
29 Mar 2019
Regulatory Compliance Lead Steve Haszard says the NZ Transport Agency is making huge progress in addressing areas of non-compliance identified in its recent review.
12 Feb 2019
The Board of the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has welcomed the findings – and unreservedly accepted all recommendations – made by Kristy McDonald QC in her Report entitled “Independent Inquiry into NZTA’s Performance in Relation to Dargaville Diesel Specialists (DDS)” (“the Report”) which has been publicly released today.
7 Feb 2019
The NZ Transport Agency has agreed to cover the costs of recertifications and repairs for vehicle owners affected by the revocation of towbars certified by suspended Heavy Vehicle Specialist Certifier Patrick Chu.
25 Jan 2019
The NZ Transport Agency has extended the expiry date of all unused vouchers provided to the owners of vehicles previously inspected by suspended WoF providers, and is strongly encouraging them to get their vehicle’s Warrant of Fitness (WOF) rechecked free of charge.
21 Dec 2018
Following an ongoing specialist investigation, the NZ Transport Agency has issued a Safety Alert advising that it has revoked the certifications for tow bars on more than 1,400 heavy vehicles. These include small trucks, tipper trucks, motorhomes and goods’ vans certified by Auckland-based heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu of Transport and Structure Limited.
20 Dec 2018
The NZ Transport Agency has issued a safety alert strongly advising heavy vehicle operators to be vigilant in cleaning and checking towing connections and components certified by Auckland-based heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu (Transport & Structure Ltd).
29 Nov 2018
Law firm Meredith Connell has completed its review into the most urgent open regulatory compliance files, leading to a significant increase in action and enforcement taken by the NZ Transport Agency.
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