Welcome to the March 2024 edition of Te Pae Kaa Kaa - an update from Te Rōpū Waeture - Regulatory at Waka Kotahi with news from across our regulatory groups. This is a quarterly publication sharing the latest updates from the land transport regulatory sector.

  • EVs and plug-in hybrids to pay RUC from 1 April
  • Alternative Fatigue Management System trial
  • Teaming up on learner licences in Rotorua
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Programme into overdrive
  • Spotlight goes on level crossing safety
  • Latest vehicle safety ratings now on Rightcar
  • NZTA seeking mobile cameras operator
  • Safer behaviour in taxi and rideshare vehicles
  • Tyre stewardship fee introduced
  • Summer road renewals programme yields good results
  • News in brief
  • Leadership updates

Te Pae Kaa Kaa – March 2024 edition(external link)

About Te Pae Kaa Kaa

Te Pae Kaa Kaa is the regular update from the Regulatory team within Waka Kotahi.

The name of this publication translates to 'The branch of the tree where the kaa kaa sit'.

It represents kaa kaa sitting together perched on a branch up high in a rātā tree, conversing among the other communities of birds, promoting their song, their identity, their aspirations.

That image embodies the intent of this newsletter to share informative and interesting updates to your organisations in our role as the land transport regulator.

Who receives Te Pae Kaa Kaa?

Te Pae Kaa Kaa is distributed to a variety of industry figures and organisations. It includes various city and regional councils, bodies such as ACC, WorkSafe and NZ Police, umbrella organisations such as NZAA, Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting NZ, Auckland Transport, Bus and Coach Association, KiwiRail, Maritime NZ, National Road Carriers, NZ Heavy Haulage Association, National Livestock Transport and Safety Group, Rental Vehicle Association, TranzDev, NZ Taxi Federation and NZ Trucking, plus major operators and other interested parties.

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