What’s new

Recent announcements from RCA Forum and members.

Open for Industry Feedback – Draft Good Practice Guidelines for Road and Roadside Worker Health and Safety
03/08/2021

WorkSafe (with input from industry and Waka Kotahi)  has drafted good practice guidelines for road and roadside worker health and safety.  This draft is now out for industry consultation.  If you would like  to review the draft and submit feedback, please see the following link.  The consultation period closes 6 September 2021.

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Environmental Standard and Screen Review Consultation
21/07/2021

RCAF members are invited to provide feedback on draft versions of two key environmental standards and tools Waka Kotahi uses to guide the implementation of their infrastructure projects.

The Screen and Standard are a requirement for any projects funded by the NLTF.

 

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RCA Member Survey Findings
15/06/2021

To help with the planning process for upcoming RCA forums, a short survey that asked forum members to indicate their level of interest for nine different topic areas (and 53 proposed individual topics) was sent to all forum members (identified by RCAF).

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Pathways To Net Zero By 2050
15/06/2021

As part of the Government’s commitment to taking action on climate change, the Minister of Transport released Hīkina te Kohupara – Kia mauri ora ai te iwi – Transport Emissions: Pathways to Net Zero by 2050.

The Ministry of Transport’s document sets out potential pathways to design out emissions across our transport system and move Aotearoa towards a net zero carbon transport system by 2050.

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Follow up on the 4 June RCA Forum
15/06/2021

It was wonderful to see those of you who could make it to the 4 June 2021 RCA Forum (check out our photo gallery for photos of the day).

Thank you to members who provided us with feedback. Here are a few quotes about the day:

“Great range of topics and speakers and
chance for networking/hearing others’ issues”

“Was very informative”

 “Excellent speakers”

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Road Rail Working Group
28/05/2021

A new Road Rail Working Group is being set up to address some of the issues facing the sector and we are looking for representatives.

The purpose of this working group is to identify, prioritise and seek to address a range of road-rail issues that currently impact local government.

 

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Joint IPWEA NZ and ACE New Zealand Conference 2021
25/05/2021

Future-Fit Aotearoa:  Unlocking our Potential

It’s on 7-9 September in Auckland and registrations are now open.

More info on the conference can be found here https://www.futurefitconference.co.nz/

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RCAF Sector Vacancy on NZUAG Board
24/05/2021

There is currently a vacancy on the New Zealand Utilities Advisory Group Board to represent the RCA Forum.

Expressions of interest is open to all RCA members.  Please email [email protected] for consideration.

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Have your say on safer speeds in Northland and North-Auckland
14/05/2021

Waka Kotahi are reviewing speed limits on 11 corridors in Northland and North-Auckland, and from 3 May through until 14 June they are actively seeking people’s feedback on ways they can improve safety on these roads.

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Asset Management Data Standard Workshops
14/05/2021

Online drop-in sessions will be taking place on Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 May, 2021 to answer all questions – Register today to attend one of these sessions.

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Don’t Miss Out! Registrations Close on the 28th of May
07/05/2021

We are delighted to confirm the next Forum will be on 4 June at Rydges Airport hotel in Wellington. Register for the June Forum now.

The theme for the Forum is GPS2021 – Working together to meet our future funding challenges.

 

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New Chair for RCAF
07/05/2021

We are pleased to announce Steve Mutton is the new Chair of the RCAF.

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Thank you for your feedback
20/04/2021

The survey is now closed.  The Executive Committee will meet on the 21st of May to discuss the results of the survey and future work programme.

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Take our survey
01/04/2021

The RCA Forum Executive is keen to hear from you. COVID-19 has put a halt to the networking programme during 2020 and the plan is to gear up to deliver a rich and interesting programme over the next three years. If you haven’t already, please engage in a short survey that will help us develop the programme to meet your needs. You can access the survey here if you haven’t already received it.

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New look for our website
17/03/2021

Our website is now refreshed and designed to provide easy access to the resources you need to make better decisions in your roles.

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