Ministry of Transport / Te Manatū Waka

Ministry of Transport / Te Manatū Waka
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  • MOT advises on the transport system, with the goal of improving its performance.
  • Accounts for funds invested in transport, monitors the performance of transport Crown entities, leads the National Road Safety Committee, aims for safer roads, vehicles, drivers and speeds.
  • Works with the Civil Aviation Authority and Aviation Security Service on air safety, administers the contract with the Meteorological Service and represents New Zealand internationally in aviation and maritime issues.

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