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Planning and Investment - NLTP Process



This section provides information to assist the NZTA in developing its National Land Transport Programme (NLTP).


Overview information

The NZTA must prepare its NLTP every three financial years. The NLTP is prepared from the Regional Land Transport Programmes (RLTPs), approved by Regional Councils and incorporating activities proposed by:

  • Approved Organisations
  • the NZTA (state highways)
  • the Road Policing Programme, and
  • nationally delivered programmes proposed by the NZTA.


Requirements under legislation for development and adoption of the NLTP are contained in the following sections of the Land Transport Management Act 2003 (LTMA):

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