Radio New Zealand Article on bus related injuries

 On 13 September Radio New Zealand reported on injuries sustained on buses over the last five years.

Delaney was able to talk to the journalist providing information to balance the report and include some positive messages. If you haven’t heard the approximately four-minute report, you can listen to it here. BCA intends have a stronger media presence on industry related matters.


Waka Kotahi is currently planning a refresh of the SAFED NZ system and wants to understand BCA member awareness and use of SAFED NZ.

 If you are not sure of SAFEDNZ actually is, please click this email link and push send. You might then want to look at this website.

 If you are aware of the SAFEDNZ but don’t use it, please click this email link and answer these three short questions:

  • What are the main reasons for not to put drivers through the training?

  • If you have used it in the past, did you find it valuable for your business?

  • If you didn’t find it valuable, what would you suggest needs changing?

Queenstown Public Transport Plan

Otago Regional Council is seeking feedback from the community and stakeholders on preferred options to inform future public transport investment decisions for Queenstown. Several community drop-in sessions and an online survey are happening between 18 September and 2 October. They are focusing on what investment decisions will need to be made over the next 15 years. You can find more information and have your say here