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Latest news & updates
29 April 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1 April VIRM amendment has been modified to only include the 1 April 2020 legislated changes regarding ABS requirements on motorcycles. The other amendment changes are now delayed until the level 4 restrictions have been lifted.
24 April 2020
In light of the Alert Levels put in place by the New Zealand Government in response to Covid-19, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has worked with the inspection industry to smooth the road back to compliance for vehicle and licence owners who had expired documents.
24 April 2020
What to do if you're VPN password has expired or you've forgotten it.
25 February 2020
Previews of the upcoming amendment are now available to download and view.
25 February 2020
Ban-flags are being applied to vehicles still under compulsory recall for Takata Alpha airbags. You won’t be able to enter WoF details for ban-flagged vehicles.
21 February 2020
New compliance requirements for parking brake come in on 27 February 2020 - we've developed a new technical bulletin to help CoF inspectors.
4 February 2020
All vouchers issued have now expired and the Transport Agency is no longer accepting claims and processing payments.
14 January 2020
The compulsory recall period for Takata Alpha airbags ended on 31 December 2019 but these airbags are still under recall. The remaining affected vehicles will be prevented from having a new WoF issued.
18 December 2019
VIRM amendments, Structural integrity after hail damage, Takata alpha airbags update and more
10 December 2019
A small clarification to the structure sections of the VIRM: In-service certification (WoF and CoF) regarding hail damage and vehicles’ structural integrity particularly around the A-pillars and Cant rails has been issued.
2 December 2019
The 2 December 2019 in-service and entry VIRM amendments are now in effect. Read more to find out about the changes.
11 October 2019
Transport Agency VPN passwords now expire every three months. If you connect to WoF online through the VPN, you'll need to know when and how to change your password.
4 September 2019
Don’t fail vehicles because of Alpha airbags yet – we’ll confirm a date in early 2020 when they’ll be ban-flagged.
3 September 2019
The NZ Transport Agency will no longer be issuing WoF recheck vouchers for customers of suspended vehicle inspectors and inspecting organisations.
6 August 2019
Issue 2 now available to download. Click the headline to read more...
1 June 2019
Previews of the upcoming amendment are now available to download and view
10 April 2019
While you should still should not fail vehicles because of Alpha airbags, you continue to have an important role in the recall.
1 April 2019
You can no longer order forms and labels through Wickliffe and must now order through the new Blue Star publications portal.
6 March 2019
This newsletter replaces WoF news and CoF news and is aimed at all vehicle inspectors and certifiers including WoF, CoF, entry, repair and heavy vehicle specialist certifiers. Click the headline to read more...
22 February 2019
From 1 March 2019 the NZ Transport Agency will not accept vehicle inspector applications endorsed by the inspecting organisation.