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RESOURCES AND REPORTS

This page has reports and analysis of topical interest for the New Zealand transport sector that can be downloaded.


These documents have generally been obtained from publicly available websites and as such are public documents that have been released into the public domain. Readers should should refer to the appropriate websites of the organisations concerned and obtain permission to quote or use the documents in any way other than for private study. They are placed here for the means of research for readers only.


Mostly these are PDF format. Just click on the links below to download.

Tūranga ki Wairoa Rail - Feasibility study into reinstatement of Wairoa - Gisborne rail line (BERL Report) - 16 December 2019

 

Upper North Island Supply Chain Report - 16 December 2019

 

Upper North Island Supply Chain Presentation - 16 December 2019

 

Cabinet Advice - Upper North Island Supply Chain - 16 December 2019

 

Cabinet Paper - Upper North Island Supply Chain - 16 December 2019

 

OIA - Papers Release On North Island Rapid Passenger Rail - 16 December 2019

 

OIA - New Zealand Government Advice Additional Regional Passenger Rail - 16 December 2019

 

Public Transport in 2045 - 16 December 2019

 

The Draft New Zealand Rail Plan - 13 December 2019

 

New Zealand Government Advice On Future Of Rail - 13 December 2019

 

Northland Rail Business Case - 13 December 2019

 

Kiwi Rail 2020-2022 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 13 December 2019

 

Kiwi Rail 2019 Annual Integrated Report - 13 December 2019

 

Kiwi Rail 2019-2021 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 21 November 2018

 

Kiwi Rail 2018 Annual Integrated Report - 21 November 2018

 

Kiwi Rail 2018 Half Year Report - 21 November 2018

 

Kiwi Rail 2017-2019 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 24 February 2018

 

Kiwi Rail 2017 Annual Integrated Report - 24 February 2018

 

Kiwi Rail - Third Main Business Case - Wiri - Westfiled (Redacted) - 24 February 2018

 

Kiwi Rail 2016-2017 Half Year Report - KiwiRail - 24 February 2018

 

Kiwi Rail 2016-2018 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 24 February 2018

 

Economic Value of Rail To New Zealand - EY Report - 27 November 2017

 

Kiwi Rail NIMT Dieselisation Report Analysis - 8 February 2017

 

Kiwi Rail 2016 Annual Integrated Report - 28 October 2016

 

Kiwi Rail 2016 Annual Meeting Presentation - 28 October 2016

 

Kiwi Rail Commercial Review Release - 27 April 2016

 

Kiwi Rail 2015-2016 Half Year Report - KiwiRail - 31 March 2016

 

NZ Railways Corporation 2015-2016 Half Year Report - 31 March 2016

 

Kiwi Rail - NZ Treasury Response To OIA Request on Kiwi Rail Funding / Possible Closure - 4 February 2016

 

Kiwi Rail 2014-215 Annual Report - Kiwi Rail - 29 October 2015

 

Kiwi Rail 2016-2018 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 13 October 2015

 

NZ Railways Corporation 2016-2018 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 13 October 2015

 

Kiwi Rail Briefing For Shareholding Ministers (October 2014) - 13 October 2015

 

Treasury Report Into Kiwi Rail Future Viability and Funding - 9 July 2015

 

Cabinet Paper On Treasury Recommendations Report - 9 July 2015

 

KiwiRail Sustianability Report - April 2015

Kiwi Rail 2014-2015 Half Year Report - KiwiRail - March 2015

KiwiRail 2015-2017 Statement Of Corporate Intent - KiwiRail - October 2014

 

KiwiRail 2013-2014 Annual Report - KiwiRail - October 2014

New Zealand Railways Corporation 2014 Annual Report - KiwiRail - October 2014

 

Kiwi Rails 2014 Full Year Annual Results Release - August 2014

Kiwi Rails 2014 Full Year Annual Results Release (Media) - August 2014

New Zealand National Freight Demand Study Updated 2014 - MoT (Deloitte) - June 2014

 

Railway Efficiency - International Transport Forum - OECD - May 2014

Kiwi Rail's 2013-2014 Half Year Report - KiwiRail - March 2014

 

NZ Railways Corp 2013-2014 Half Year Report - NZRC - March 2014

 

Clifford Bay Ferry Terminal Cabinet Report - November 2013

Clifford Bay Ferry Terminal Report - November 2013

KiwiRail 2012-2013 Annual Report - KiwiRail - October 2013

KiwiRail 2014-2016 Statement Of Corporate Intent - KiwiRail - October 2013

 

Fresh Perspective On Potential Future NZ Rail Strategy - Target Railway Progress 

(Submission To NZ Productvity Commission) - June 2013

 

Kiwi Rail's 2012-2013 Half Year Report - KiwiRail - April 2013

BERL Report On Viability Of Napier Gisborne Line - January 2013

KiwiRail 2011-2012 Annual Report - KiwiRail - October 2012

 

Capital Connection Retention Business Case - Greater Wellington Regional Council & 

Horizons Regional Council - October 2012

Upcoming Middle East Rail Conference Presentation - October 2012

KiwiRail 2013-2015 Statement Of Corporate Intent - October 2012

 

KiwiRail Assessment Of Napier Gisborne Line For Mothballing - 2 October 2012

KiwiRail Officially Released Draft Engineering Business Plan 2013 - 2015 - August 2012

International Freight Transport Services - Final Report - NZ Productivity Commission - April 

2012

Gisborne to Napier Coastal Shipping Study - Released By NZTA (Warwick Walbran 

Consulting) - March 2010

Kiwi Rail's 2011-2012 Half Year Report - KiwiRail

 

Kiwi Rail's Six Month Financial Results Ended 31 December 2011 Release

Franchising Passenger Rail Services In NSW - Options For Reform - Infrastructure 

Partnership Australia - February 2012

 

Auckland City Rail Link Fact Sheet - Auckland Transport - February 2012

Auckland City Rail Link - Auckland Transport Presentation - February 2012

International Freight Transport Services - Draft Report - NZ Productivity Commission - 

January 2012

KiwiRail Research report - Stephen Hudson - Macquarrie - December 2011

KiwiRail 2011 Annual Meeting Presentation - Kiwi Rail - November 2011

KiwiRail 2010-2011 Annual Report - Kiwi Rail - November 2011

KiwiRail Statement of Corporate Intent 2011-2014 - Kiwi Rail - October 2011

Connecting New Zealand - Ministry Of Transport - August 2011

NZ National Infrastructure Plan - NZ Treasury - July 2011

Kiwi Rail Turnaround Plan Summary - June 2010

NZ Rail Privatisation Analysis - Ross Clark - Transport Scotland - 2010

Rail Industry Privatisation - Full Circle - Ross Clark - Transport Scotland - 2010

The History and Future Of Rail in New Zealand - David Heatley - ISCR -2009

Is KiwiRail Doomed to Fail?- Luke Malpass - The Centre For Independent Studies - 2009

Promoting Sustainability In New Zealand's Rail System - NZTA - 2009

National Freight Demands Study - Richard Paling Consulting/MoT/NZTA/MED - September 

2008

National Rail Strategy To 2015 - New Zealand Government - May 2005

Surface Transport Costs and Charges Main Report - NZ Ministry of Transport - March 2005

The Privatisation Of New Zeland Rail Part 1 - ISCR - August 1999

The Privatisation Of New Zeland Rail Part 2 - ISCR - August 1999

Closure Of Tapanui Branch - NZ Railways Department - 1978 - 1981

Tapanui (Edievale) Branch Closure - Whistle Magazine Article - May 1979

 

World Bank Loan to New Zealand Railways - Investment Analysis - February 1971

Last Train To Edievale - Otago Daily Times - 28 December 1967

Auckland Rapid Transit Pathway from Auckland Transport - 12 December 2023

 

Project IREX - Interislander Ferries and Terminals Detailed Business Case - 12 December 2023

Project IREX - NZ Treasury Advice on Interisland Project IREX - 11 December 2023

Project IREX - KiwiRail Presentation Terminals on Interisland Project - 11 December 2023

 

Project IREX - MoT Advice on Interisland Project 2021 Project IREX - 11 December 2023

Project IREX - MoT Advice on Interisland Project 2020 Project IREX - 11 December 2023

 

Overview New Zealand Rail Network, Auckland / Wellington Networks and National Passenger Vision - 1 December 2023

 

Auckland Rail Programme Business Case (30 Year Investment Plan) - 30 November 2023

Rail Network Growth Impact Management (RNGIM) Single Stage Business Case - 10 November 2023

Auckland Rail Network High Level Infrastructure Review - 10 November 2023

 

Kiwi Rail 2023 Annual Integrated Report - 1 November 2023

Article In September 2023 CILT Magazine on the June 2023 Conference The Future Is Rail Conference - 1 November 2022

 

Inquiry Report Into Rapid Review Of KiwiRail Passenger Services (KiwiRail's Handling Of Disruptions) - MoT - 1 September 2023

Kiwi Rail Statement Of Corporate Intent 2024-2026 - Click here - 1 September 2023

 

Inquiry Into Inter-regional Passenger Rail MoT Departmental Final Report to the Transport and Infrastructure Committee - 4 July 2023

 

Inquiry into the future of inter regional passenger rail in New Zealand Report of the Transport and Infrastructure Committee June 2023 - 4 July 2023

WATCH -  YouTube Video - The Future Is Rail Conference Wellington  - 29 June 2023

 

Speech from Michael van Drogenbroek at Future Is Rail Conference, Wellington - 28 June 2023

 

"Vision For Inter-regional Passenger Rail In New Zealand " - Future Is Rail Conference, Wellington, 28 June 2023 - 28 June 2023

 

Making Rail Work and Michael van Drogenbroek issue Open Letter to all registered Political Parties regarding their polices on the Future Of Rail - 4 May 2023

 

WATCH - Making Rail Work and Heriot-Edievale Limited Verbal Submission to the New Zealand Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry Into the Future of New Zealand Inter-regional Passenger Rail - 23 April 2023

WATCH - YouTube Video Presentation By Michael van Drogenbroek - The Future Of  Inter-regional  and Long Distance Passenger Rail in New Zealand  - 23 April 2023

Heriot-Edievale additional Submission on Parliamentary Inquiry Into Inter-Regional  Passenger Rail - Value Capture - 31 December 2023

 

Wellington Rail Programme Business Case - Wellington Strategic Rail Plan - 31 December 2022

 

Independent Review into Auckland Metro Rail System Issues Final Report : Independent Review - MoT release - 10 December 2022

 

Auckland Metro Rail System Issues: Phase 1 - Ministry of Transport Final Report : Independent Review - MoT release - 10 December 2022 

 

Heriot-Edievale supporting presentation to Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry Into Inter-regional Passenger Rail - 24 November 2022 

 

Heriot-Edievale Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry Into Inter-Regional Passenger Rail - 1 November 2022

 

Heriot-Edievale Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry Inter-Regional Passenger Rail Supporting Document - 1 November 2022

 

Kiwi Rail 2022 Annual Integrated Report - 1 November 2022

 

Kiwi Rail Statement Of Corporate Intent 2023-2025 - 1 November 2022

 

KiwiRail report on BoP Tauranga Potential Metro Rail Services - 2020 - 1 November 2022

 

BoP Passenger and Freight Rail Report - May 2019 - 1 November 2022 

 

Presentation To RTSA on the Future Of Regional and Long Distance Passenger Rail in New Zealand - 15 June 2022

 

Article In March 2022 CILT Magazine on The Future Of Regional and Long Distance Passenger Rail In New Zealand by Michael van Drogenbroek  - 14 June 2022

 

Making Rail Work - A community's proposal for the reintroduction of an intercity passenger rail link to Tauranga - Tarakin Global - 22 May 2022

 

Lower North Island Regional Passenger Rail Rolling Stock Business Case - 20 May 2022

 

Road and Rail - Delivering for New Zealand (Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand - Formerly Road Transport Forum - NZ Truck Lobby Group) - 14 February 2022

 

Auckland Light Rail Indicative Business Case - 14 February 2022

 

Auckland Light Rail Decision - Cabinet Decision Paper - 14 February 2022

 

NZ Southerner Train Viability Report To Justify Closure - Original from 2001 - 10 February 2022

 

Kiwi Rail 2021 Annual Integrated Report - 28 October 2021

 

Cabinet Briefing - Future of Rail and Track Access Charges - 28 October 2021

 

Kiwi Rail 2022-2024 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 3 September 2021

 

Rolling Contact Fatigue Report (Root Cause) On Auckland Rail Network - 18 August 2021

 

New Zealand Rail Network Investment Programme - 8 July 2021

 

New Zealand Rail Plan 2021 - 6 May 2021

 

The Value of Rail In New Zealand - 6 May 2021

 

Cabinet Briefing - New Zealand Rail Plan - 6 May 2021

 

Kiwi Rail 2021 Half Year Integrated Report - 10 April 2021
 

Kiwi Rail 2020 Annual Integrated Report - 10 April 2021
 

Kiwi Rail 2021-2023 Statement Of Corporate Intent - 28 October 2020


City Rail Link Business Case - Auckland - 25 August 2020

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Preliminary Business Case - Hamilton - Auckland Fast Rail - 25 August 2020
 

Business Case - Hamilton to Auckland Stage 1 Regional Passenger Rail - 25 August 2020
 

Hamilton - Auckland Public Transport Demand Study - August 2020
 

Hamilton - Auckland Fast Rail (Cabinet Advice) - 25 August 2020
 

Feasibility Report On Proposed Hokitika to Westport Passenger Train - 2 August 2020

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