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Changes to Warrant of Fitness
June 2014

Mechanic WOF

From 1 July 2014 the Transport Agency is changing how often some vehicles need to have a WoF inspection. Vehicles first registered anywhere in the world on or after 1 January 2000 will move to annual WoF inspections for their lifetime. For new vehicles, after an initial inspection, another WoF inspection won’t be required until…

Protect whanau with a Drive Sober plan
May 2014

Drive Sober Community - Kia Magic Training

This Drive Sober video clip is all about protecting your whanau by having a Drive Sober plan. In this latest clip members of the netball community share their sober driving tips. Check out our Drive Sober page for more videos and information on this campaign and how we worked with the Kia Magic to get…

Drive Sober – All about community
April 2014

All about community - Drive Sober Video

Check out the next Drive Sober video clip which has been released in time for the Kia Magic home game over Easter weekend. Members of the wider netball community talk about the value of the netball community which encourages friendships and working together. This community is all about whanau and has taken ownership of the…

The real impact of drink driving in NZ
April 2014

The real impact of drink driving - Drive Sober Video

Drink driving impacts many more of us than you might realise. Our team took to the streets and the netball courts and spoke with members of the community about the real impact of drink driving. We found many people with a story to share, including the Kia Magic netball team’s star shooter Ellen Halpenny. See…

Do you cycle in the Waikato? This survey is for you!
March 2014

Cycling Road

Waikato Regional Council is currently carrying out some research on rural road cycling which will be used to inform future safety work in the region. After interviewing key stakeholders, Council are now seeking feedback from the broader cycling public who use rural roads in the Waikato region. Rural roads for the purpose of this exercise…