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Regional Transport Committee

The Regional Transport Committee is responsible for preparing the Regional Land Transport Plan, or any significant variation to it.

It also provides advice and assistance the Regional Council asks for in relation to its transport responsiblities, and:

  • approves submissions on Regional Transport Committee matters to central government, local authorities and other agencies; and
  • approves the regional Road Safety Action Plan.

The committee's full terms of reference are available below.

Key committee information

Meetings, agendas and minutes


Date/Te Ra, Time/Taima Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Thursday 30 March 2017, 9.30am


BOPRC offices
87 First Ave, Tauranga


Agenda 8.17MB, pdf



Minutes 149KB, pdf


Friday 30 June 2017, 9.30am


BOPRC offices
87 First Ave, Tauranga


Agenda 2.53MB, pdf

Minutes 98.1KB, pdf

Friday 15 September 2017, 9.30am


Rotorua Lakes Council
1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua


 Agenda 4.82MB, pdf  Minutes 93.7KB, pdf

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 9.30am


BOPRC offices
87 First Ave, Tauranga


 Agenda 2.36MB, pdf

Supporting Document - Draft Bay of Plenty Regional Land Transport Plan 2018 4MB, pdf



Date/Te ra Agenda and Minutes
16 December

Agenda 4.3MB, pdf

Minutes 84.4KB, pdf


Note: meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.

Previous triennium agendas and minutes

  • For previous triennium agendas and minutes please contact the Governance team on the details below.

Committee Membership

Chairman - Councillor S Crosby (BOPRC)

Deputy Chair - Councillor J Nees (BOPRC)

BOPRC - Councillor L Thurston (Alternate)

Opotiki District Council - Mayor J Forbes, Councillor K Young

Kawerau District Council - Mayor M Campbell, Councillor B Julian

Rotorua Lakes Council - Mayor S Chadwick, Deputy Mayor D Donaldson

Whakatane District Council - Mayor A Bonne, Councillor A Iles

Tauranga City Council - Councillors R Curach, T Molloy

Western Bay of Plenty District Council - Councillors D Thwaites, J Palmer

New Zealand Transport Agency - P McLean (BOP/Waikato Regional Director), Alternates: D Crequer, N Johansson, J Joyce


Terms of Reference

Regional Transport Committee Terms of Reference (31.8 KB, pdf) - Adopted by Council 15 November 2016