Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Authorised Access to Certain Names and Addresses Held on the Motor Vehicle Register

Pursuant to section 241 of the Land Transport Act 1998 (“Act”), I authorise the following group, for the purpose and the term, and on the conditions stated below, to have access to the names and addresses of persons:

  • who are currently registered in respect of a motor vehicle(s); and
  • who have not instructed the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to withhold their details.




Service Stations

To trace registered persons in respect of vehicles where the occupants fail to pay for goods or services from a Service Station

For a period expiring on 31 October 2016.


Service Station means a site:

  1. used for the sale of fuel to the public; and
  2. for which a test certificate is issued pursuant to section 82 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.


  1. Names and addresses are accessed only by the company on their behalf and solely for their own use;

  2. names and addresses may only be accessed for the specified purpose;

  3. the fees charged for the provision of the names and addresses from the Motor Vehicle Register are duly paid;

  4. any identified instances of unauthorised access are immediately reported to the Secretary for Transport and the Privacy Commissioner;

  5. access must be restricted solely to a centralised location and to members of staff for whom authorised access is essential to achieving the specified purpose;

  6. before being permitted to access the Motor Vehicle Register under section 241 of the Act, all staff must receive training that emphasises that such access must only be for the specified purpose, and refresher training of all staff must be undertaken at appropriate intervals;

  7. the names and addresses obtained under this authorisation shall not be disclosed to any third party unless such disclosure is necessarily incidental to achieving the specified purpose; and

  8. compliance with the terms and conditions, if any, imposed by the NZ Transport Agency for access to Motor Vehicle Register information.

Dated this 5th day of April 2016.

MICHAEL PAUL BEEDELL, Manager Adjudications, NZ Transport Agency.