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IPENZ Transportation Group

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The Transportation Group is a Technical Interest Group of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) with a membership of approximately 1,000.

Membership of the Group is open to those with a membership of IPENZ and this IPENZ Technical Group also opens its membership to other individuals with a professional interest or directly involved in the science, practice and technical aspects of the teaching, planning, design, implementation and management of transportation systems and facilities.

Within the IPENZ goals and ethics, the purpose and membership of the group are:

The vision of the Group is:

“The Transportation Group is recognised as the foremost impartial and credible voice on transportation issues in New Zealand. Its perspectives are invariably sought when new policies and legislation are being developed. It makes a significant contribution to the major transportation debates of the day, often taking the lead in raising issues for consideration.”

The Group produces a regular newsletter (Roundabout) and is managed by a National Committee.

There are three technical subgroups available for those members with a specialist interest in the area:

IPENZ Transportation Group Conference 2016 – Auckland, 7-9 March

The IPENZ Transportation Group conference, to be held in Auckland 7-9th March next year, is New Zealand's premier forum for the traffic engineering, road safety and transportation planning community.

The conference is intended to stimulate debate and problem-solving amongst peers, so be there. Submit a paper to the 2016 IPENZ Transportation Group conference and get noticed!

The call for papers is now open and the conference is welcoming two different types of submissions: relatively informal Practice papers and more academically-minded Research papers. Head to the conference website and download the form. Hurry, submissions are due by 3rd October!


Interested in attending the conference? Registrations will be open soon, so head to the website and register your interest.


IPENZ Transportation Group Awards 2016 and The IPENZ TG Study Award are now on the Awards page.