A proposed timetable for introducing mandatory electronic stability control (ESC) for new and used vehicles imported into New Zealand was announced today.
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University of Canterbury (UC) Professor Simon Kingham has been named the first Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry of Transport | Te Manatū Waka.
The aviation sector is invited to comment on proposed
changes to New Zealand’s international air transport
policy. These changes are aimed at providing better access
to New Zealand’s key trade and transport markets to help
grow the economy. Consultation on the proposals closes
on 18 June 2012.
The Freight Futures: Long-term Sea Freight Scenarios report explores the role of freight transport policy in promoting economic growth by conducting an initial examination of the specific aspects of sea freight movements in the New Zealand context domestically and internationally. The focus is on the important supply and demand factors that influence the efficiency of the sea freight sector.
The Action Plan sets out the government’s strategic aims for intelligent transport systems in New Zealand.
A Ministry of Transport survey indicates that nationwide, 96 percent of 5-9 year olds are in some form of restraint when travelling in a motor vehicle.
The Ministry’s Briefing to the Incoming Minister (BIM) has been released, following the 2017 General Election.
The Government has today announced a major package of reforms to heavy rail, as well as $1.042 billion as the first instalment to support a 10-year programme of investment in the rail system. This is a major milestone in The Future of Rail Project, a cross-agency project we have led for more than a year now.
A Ministry of Transport report on container productivity at
New Zealand ports shows performance compares well with
Australian and other international ports.
The Ministry of Transport’s Annual Report 2012/13 was tabled in Parliament last month.