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Latest news & updates
15 October 2018
Today the NZ Transport Agency announced a major overhaul of the way it regulates all vehicles on the roads and licenses people working in the transport sector. This follows a continuing, independent review of vehicle certification files and the recent discovery of significant non-compliance within the industry.
1 October 2018
Check out the changes before they go live
1 June 2018
The 1 June 2018 entry VIRM amendment is now live. Read more for details.
1 November 2017
The 1 November 2017 entry VIRM amendment is now live.
13 June 2017
New engine type definitions for electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles are being introduced and are to be used from 1 July 2017.
1 May 2017
The amendments are now live.
1 February 2017
Changes due to Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule are live. Affects In-service and HVSC VIRMs. Click to read more...
1 December 2016
Affects VIRM: In-service (WoF and CoF) and VIRM: Entry certification
9 August 2016
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11 March 2016
Important corrections regarding seatbelts in motorhomes ...
1 March 2016
The 1 March 2016 amendment is now live. Check out the changes ...
1 December 2015
The List of changes and preview package is now available to download...
1 July 2015
These changes are now live and affects VIRM:In-service certification (WoF and CoF), VIRM: Entry certification and VIRM: Entry (new light vehicles). Read more…
31 October 2014
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Vehicle certification administration fees - information now available (applies to all certification types)25 September 2014
Read on to find out more about the fees and how they will be applied.
27 April 2014
Both the In-service and Entry certification VIRMs have amendments that are live as of Monday 28 April 2014. Read more to find out the details.
23 April 2014
New general amendment going live on Monday. View the details.
25 October 2013
Amendment to water damaged vehicle file review and LT351W issue.
10 October 2013
The new web-based PRS manuals are now online.
1 July 2013
The amendment is live. Take a look at the changes ...