ITS New Zealand

Vision

ITS New Zealand provides leadership in the promotion, development and facilitation of ITS in New Zealand to achieve a sustainable, effective, efficient, safe and environmentally friendly transportation system.

Overview

The Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of New Zealand (ITS NZ) was incorporated in 2004 and plays an important role in advocating for and advising the government on technologies, standards and application of ITS in New Zealand.

Membership

Membership is targeted to all those having a stake in the application of technology to transportation, including business, government and academia. Our members are typically organisations involved in the provision of transportation infrastructure, goods and services.

ITS NZ’s membership is representative of the entire industry in New Zealand, including government transportation agencies and organisations at all levels (national, regional and local), research institutions and universities.

Resources

All ITS New Zealand resources are voluntary, currently there are eleven elected Board Members
from Central Government, Regional Government, Consultants, Contractors, Manufacturers, Researchers, ICT industry. These Board of Directors together with their subcommittees have
the responsibilities to further ITS NZ’s objectives on behalf of its members.

Society Objectives

ITS NZ’s objectives are embodied in the rules of the Society and are to: 

  • promote and support the development of ITS within the New Zealand Transportation Industry;
  • receive, administer and expend funds to promote and support the development of ITS within the New Zealand Transportation Industry;
  • promote the image of the Industry;
  • promote and represent the common interests of Members engaged in the development and deployment of ITS 
  • promote and support the development of legislation and regulation relating to the Industry in New Zealand;
  • promote and encourage discussion, cooperation, productive relationships and the dissemination of information among Members, the Industry and the public, in relation to ITS;
  • optimise the compatibility and interoperability of ITS applications by identifying, and assisting in the development and adoption of relevant standards and architecture within the Industry;
  • establish links, to liaise and to provide a forum for exchange of information with other organisations, agencies and bodies within New Zealand and overseas having similar objectives;
  • assist Members to promote multimodal ITS development and application to improve all forms of passenger and freight transportation systems throughout New Zealand.