A corrigendum notice was published on 7 July 2023, Notice No. 2023-au3046.

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 and my delegated authority, I authorise the User – for the Specified Purpose, during the Term, and on the Conditions below – to have access to the names and addresses of persons currently registered to motor vehicles:

  • who are currently registered in respect of a motor vehicle; and
  • who have not instructed the Registrar of Motor Vehicles that they do not wish to have their names and addresses made available under section 241(1).

Person: Motor Industry Association (MIA)


  • Service campaigns for software updates to vehicle’s safety assist and autonomous systems and for upgrades to engine management systems for improvement environmental performance.
  • Verify ownership for warranty, customer support and/or other purposes.
  • Provide customer support to queries regarding privately imported vehicles of which information is not available by other means.
  • Confirming ownership of a vehicle (to validate that new stock has not been registered without advice given to the distributor).
  • Sales auditing including dealer demonstrators where vehicles must be retained for a set period prior to any change of ownership.
  • Verifying customer and vehicle ownership details before supply of security related information.
  • Warranty and extra care contract expiry reminders so customers can be made aware and offered a new product.

Term: Commencing on 6 July 2023, this notice expires at midnight on 5 October 2028 but may be revoked at any time either generally or in relation to a specific motor vehicle manufacturer or distributor.


Please refer to the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency website here for details: https://nzta.govt.nz/assets/vehicle/docs/MVR-terms-and-conditions-motor-industry-association-MIA-interim.pdf

Dated this 4th day of July 2023.

MELISSA BURNS, Manager, Exemptions & Registers Integrity.