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A team effort is needed to reach zero deaths and serious injuries on our roads.

The videos below explain how a range of organisations are supporting Road to Zero.

New Zealand Police

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Steve Greally from New Zealand Police is standing on the side of a rural New Zealand road beside his Police vehicle speaking to the camera. [STEVE GREALLY] We’re about saving lives on the road, that’s why we support Road to Zero.
    00:05 Steve Greally continues standing on the side of a rural New Zealand road beside his Police vehicle speaking to the camera. [STEVE GREALLY] We don’t want to have to tell anybody their loved ones are not coming home because they’ve been killed on our roads.
    00:11 Camera zooms into Steve Greally as he continues speaking to the camera. [STEVE GREALLY] You can expect us to be anywhere, at any time, ensuring people drive safely.
    00:18 Steve Greally continues speaking to the camera. [STEVE GREALLY] It takes us all to get to zero.
    00:20

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]
     00:23

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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WorkSafe

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    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Angela Mansell from WorkSafe New Zealand stands on a bustling city street speaking to the camera. [ANGELA MANSELL] Wherever work takes you, we want you to come home healthy and safe.
    00:05 Angela Mansell continues standing on a bustling city street speaking to the camera. [ANGELA MANSELL] A lot of us travel for work whether it's on country roads, in the city or anywhere in between.
    00:10 Camera zooms into Angela Mansell as she continues speaking to the camera. [ANGELA MANSELL] That's why WorkSafe is part of Road to Zero.
    00:13

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:16

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Robert Anderson from Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport is standing on a grassy area with roading infrustructure in the background speaking to the camera. [ROBERT ANDERSON] Te Manatū Waka wants a safe transport system that enables New Zealanders to flourish.
    00:05 Camera zooms into Robert Anderson as he continues to stand on a grassy area with roading infrastructure in the background speaking to the camera. [ROBERT ANDERSON] We’re committed to leading Road to Zero, supporting better infrastructure, safer vehicles and speeds, and improving road user behaviour, so everyone is able to get home to their friends and whānau safely.
    00:16

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:19

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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ACC

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 James Whitaker from ACC is standing on a footpath speaking to the camera. [JAMES WHITAKER] ACC is here to support everyone who needs us, and we have some special programmes in place for young drivers and motorcycle riders, who make up a third of the deaths and serious injuries on New Zealand roads.
    00:14 Camera zooms into James Whitaker as he continues standing on a footpath speaking to the camera. [JAMES WHITAKER] Please, have a hmmm before you go to keep you, and everyone else safe on our roads.
    00:21

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:24

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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Auckland Transport

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Ping Sim from Auckland Transport is standing on the footpath near a roundabout speaking to the camera. [PING SIM] He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. People are our greatest treasure.
    00:07 Ping Sim continues standing on the footpath near a roundabout speaking to the camera. [PING SIM] Feeling safe and being safe on our roads unlocks our region’s true potential.
    00:10 Camera zooms into Ping Sim as she continues speaking to the camera. [PING SIM] Road to Zero sets the vision that will get us there.
    00:14

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:17

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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Director of Land Transport

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Kane Patena, the Director of Land Transport, is standing on a bridge and speaking to the camera. [KANE PATENA] Mahia te mahi hei painga mo te iwi.
    00:03 Kane Patena continues standing on the bridge speaking to the camera. [KANE PATENA] We strive every day to work for the betterment of our people.
    00:07

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:10

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Irene Zikonda-Kraus from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency stands near a road underpass speaking to the camera. [IRENE ZIKONDA-KRAUS] Imagine an Aotearoa New Zealand where everyone can get where they’re going to safely. 
    00:05 Irene Zikonda-Kraus continues standing near a road underpass speaking to the camera. [IRENE ZIKONDA-KRAUS] Where it’s safe to drive to work or visit whānau, to ride bikes and let tamariki walk to school.
    00:11

    Camera zooms into Irene Zikonda-Kraus as she continues speaking to the camera.

    [IRENE ZIKONDA-KRAUS] This is what we want and that's why we support Road to Zero. We're building a safe transport system for all New Zealanders.

    00:20

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:23

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information Audio information
    00:00 Nicholas Manukau from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is standing in front of Māori carvings speaking to the camera.
    English subtitles appear on screen.
    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] Ko te mea nui kia hoki ora ai ngā tāngata ki te kāinga, ki ō rātou whānau.
    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] TRANSLATED Making sure people get home safely to their whānau is important.
    00:06 Nicholas Manukau continues standing in front of Māori carvings speaking to the camera.
    English subtitles appear on screen.
    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] E manawanui ana mātou ki te mahi tahi me te iwi Māori, kia pai ake ngā putanga haumarau.
    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] TRANSLATED We’re committed to working with Māori to achieve better road safety outcomes.
    00:12

    Camera zooms into Nicholas Manukau as he continues speaking to the camera.
    English subtitles appear on screen.

    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] Ko te mahi tuatahi, kia whakawhanake i te haumarutanga o ngā huarahi me te iwi Māori, i raro i te maru o Te Ara Ki Te Ora.
    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] TRANSLATED Improving road safety with Māori under Road to Zero is the first step.

    00:21

    Nicholas Manukau continues speaking to the camera.
    English subtitles appear on screen.

    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] Mā te Māori mō te Māori.
    [NICHOLAS MANUKAU] TRANSLATED By Māori for Māori.

    00:24

    [GRAPHIC] It takes everyone to get to no one.

    People (a family, police officers, mechanics, engineers etc) are getting out of a vehicle on the side of a winding road.

    [Background music]

    00:27

    [GRAPHIC] Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    [GRAPHIC] roadtozero.govt.nz

    [Background music]
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Victim Support and Brake

If this road safety conversation is hard for you, reach out to Victim Support.

You can:

Brake is a road safety charity that also provides support to people bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes.

Learn more on the Brake website(external link)

  • Video transcript
    Timestamp Visual information  Audio information
    00:00 A car is stopped at a toll booth in the middle of a rural road. Grey clouds are in the distance and the road is wet with rain. [Background music]
    00:03 Tanya Piejus from Victim Support is sitting on a couch and speaking to the camera.

    TANYA PIEJUS: At Victim Support, we provide a free support service to help people find safety and healing after traumatic events.

    00:10 The camera zooms in on Tanya and she continues speaking.

    TANYA PIEJUS: If this road safety conversation is hard for you, call us on 0800 842 846, or visit victimsupport.org.nz

    00:22 Caroline Perry from Brake is sitting in an office and speaking to the camera.

    CAROLINE PERRY: Brake is a road safety charity that campaigns for safe and healthy mobility for all New Zealanders. So we support Road to Zero.

    00:30

    The camera zooms in on Caroline and she continues speaking.

    CAROLINE PERRY: We also provide free support to people bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes.

    This might be a tough conversation to have, but it's important.

    00:40

    A winding road appears, with the words:

    If you've been affected by this road safety conversation call Victim Support

    0800 842 846

    victimsupport.org.nz

    brake.org.nz 

    [Background music]
     00:44

    The words change to read:

    Road to Zero te ara ki te ora

    roadtozero.govt.nz

     [Background music]
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