Due to recent COVID-19 updates, this event has been postponed until further notice



Registration and coffee: 8:15 am

Item 1

9:00 am

Welcome, housekeeping and apologies

Item 2

9:10 am

Keynote speaker

Nationals policy on transport with an emphasis on roading.

Chris Bishop
Member of Parliament for Hutt South, National Party

Item 3

9:40 am

Palmerston North

This session will cover:
  • The new intermodal freight hub project.
  • The change in NZ frieght movement, the investment that’s being put into it and planning going on across the region.
  • Update on what it will look like and what the future holds.

Goncalo Sintra,
Project Manager – Property

Morning tea: 10:15 am

Item 4

10.45 am


Let’s get Welly moving case study.

Emily Alleway,
Urban Design Manager,
City Design and Place Planning
Wellington City Council

Item 5

11.15 am


What are the growth challenges Queenstown faces and what does this mean for transport choices which meet residents and visitor’s needs.

Shaun Hubbard,
Programme Director,
Way to Go

Item 6

11.45 am

Tackling Unsafe Speeds Programme

The Government is making changes to speed management to tackle unsafe speeds on New Zealand roads. This presentation will cover the key initiatives of the Tackling Unsafe Speeds programme, which include:

  • A new framework for how road controlling authorities plan for, consult on and implement speed management changes.
  • Transitioning to lower speed limits around schools to improve safety and encourage more children to walk and cycle to school.
  • Adopting a new ‘highly visible, no surprises’ approach to safety cameras to reduce excessive speeds on our highest risk roads

Dan Foote,
Senior Adviser,
Mobility and Safety,
Ministry of Transport – Te Manatū Waka

Lunch: 12:15 pm

Item 7

1:15 pm

Basecourse Construction – “Best for Roads” Outcomes

This session is to update RCA’s on progress from a working group that has been formed to identify key issues in the basecourse construction process and the guidance they are looking to provide to assist in “best for roads” outcomes.

Stacy Goldsworthy
Technical Manager,
Civil Contractors NZ

Item 8

1:35 pm

Young Transport Professional Framework

Jason Forbes
Senior Project Manager
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Item 9

1:50 pm

Micro-mobility - Accessible Streets

How communities are approaching and managing new micro-mobility technology.

Craig Hobbs
Director Regulatory Services
Auckland Council

Item 10

2:20 pm

Measuring Your Performance

REG/RCA Reporting is coming.

Suzy Ratahi,
Timaru District Council

Item 11

2:35 pm


Peter will speak about the research he and a colleague are doing on how to development economic values for amenity aspects of pedestrian environments.

Peter Nunns,
Wellington City Council

Item 12

2:50 pm

Adopt the 2020-2021 RCAF Budget

All RCAF Members

Item 13

3.05 pm

Networking Function

All RCAF Members

Forum Closes: 5:00 pm